CCS: Additional Childcare Subsidy (ACCS) - Grandparent, Transition to Work, Temporary Financial Hardship.

  • If a parent eligible for Child Care Subsidy, they may be able to get extra help with the cost of approved child care. 
  • The 3 types of additional subsidies that can be applied for are:

    (1) Grandparent,
    (2) Transition to Work,
    (3) Temporary Financial Hardship
  • If a parent is eligible for any of the categories above, please make sure that the parent/guardian has applied via MyGov. For parent instructions, click here.
  • You are only required to create a CWA enrolment. The entitlements will apply automatically if the parent has applied.
  • If you identify a child is at risk, please see this article: CCS: Additional Child Care Subsidy (ACCS) - Child at Risk.
  • Please allow up to 48 hours for the parent's entitlements to update after the parent's application has been finalised.

How to check if ACCS has applied

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See the following government articles to understand the following: