Emergency Child Care

Emergency Child Care


BFRC - Emergency Child Care (ECC) Services

A military family may be eligible for up to 96 hours of subsidized child care, or in special circumstances reimbursement for child care expenses. Emergency child care may be available under the following circumstance:

1.1  When CAF personnel are required to report for duty on short notice or are absent due to a military-related tasking, and neither their primary nor secondary child caregiver as identified in their Family Care Plan (FCP) is available to care for their children;

1.2  When CAF personnel are absent due to military-related tasking (including the pre-post-deployment phases), and the family requires a period of respite from child care responsibilities for continued health and well-being;

1.3  When CAF personnel require short-term temporary child care in order to secure essential necessities (e.g. search for housing and employment, ect.)when newly posted up to a maximum of 3 months after posting;

1.4  When CAF personnel or any of their family ( Including dependants of single serving members) are seriously ill/injured and participation at medical, mental health, or social support service appointments is required, or respite from child care is necessary to aid in their recuperation; or

1.5  When CAF personnel or any of their family (including dependents of single-serving members) has died and the family needs support through the repatriation, funeral and bereavement process.  

For more information during business hours, please contact Wanda Tucker, 705-424-1200 ext. 1542.