S-4.1.1 - Educational Childcare Act

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42. A home childcare coordinating office has the following functions in the territory assigned to it:
(1)  to grant, renew, suspend or revoke the recognition of home childcare providers, according to the cases and conditions determined by law;
(2)  to ensure that the home childcare providers it has recognized comply with the standards that apply to them by law;
(3)  to distribute subsidized childcare spaces among recognized home childcare providers according to the childcare needs of parents and the instructions of the Minister;
(4)  to determine, according to the cases and conditions determined by regulation, a parent’s eligibility for payment of the contribution set by the Government under section 82;
(5)  to administer, according to the Minister’s instructions, the granting, payment, maintenance, suspension, reduction, withdrawal or recovery of subsidies to recognized home childcare providers, and see to the signing and management of agreements proposed by the Minister and to the management of the documents and information necessary for the administration of subsidies;
(6)  to make information about home childcare services available to parents;
(7)  to provide technical and pedagogical support on request; and
(8)  to deal with complaints concerning recognized home childcare providers.
2005, c. 47, s. 42; 2009, c. 36, s. 79.
42. A home childcare coordinating office has the following functions:
(1)  to grant recognition within the territory assigned to it;
(2)  to apply monitoring measures determined by regulation for the home childcare providers it has recognized;
(3)  to distribute subsidized childcare spaces according to parents’ childcare needs;
(4)  to determine, according to the cases and conditions determined by regulation, a parent’s eligibility for payment of the contribution set by the Government under section 82;
(5)  to administer, according to the Minister’s instructions, the granting, payment, maintenance, suspension, reduction or withdrawal of subsidies to the home childcare providers it has recognized and to manage the agreements, documents and information necessary for the administration of the subsidies;
(6)  to maintain a centralized information service for home childcare services; and
(7)  to foster ongoing training and development for home childcare providers and provide technical and pedagogical support on request;
(8)  to deal with parents’ complaints concerning the home childcare providers it has recognized.
2005, c. 47, s. 42.