Young Parents Stay Learning Program

Easy application

Tax filing not required

The Young Parents Stay Learning Program is a daycare subsidy program to help young parents with the cost of childcare while the parent attends school.

To qualify for the Young Parents Stay Learning subsidy:

  • You must be the parent or legal guardian of a child or children who need care.
  • You must be enrolled in a full-time program of study for middle or high school within Nunavut or under the age of 18 years of age and enrolled in a full-time post-secondary program of study within Nunavut.
  • You must not be receiving the daycare user subsidy funded by the Department of Education.
  • You must not be receiving funding from a Regional Inuit Organization.

To apply:

In addition:

  • You must prepare a letter of why this subsidy is important to you.
  • The application form must be signed by a school counselor or principal.
  • You must sign an agreement to attend full-time and to commit to progressing in your studies.
  • There should be space available at a licensed childcare facility or with a private unlicensed caregiver (only with approval from the Department when licensed childcare is not available)
  • There must be evidence of satisfactory attendance and evidence of satisfactory progress.

Last updated: January 28, 2024