One Application for MNO ELCC Programs and Services
Opens Mar 4 2024 08:00 AM (EST)
Deadline Apr 26 2024 05:00 PM (EDT)
Description

The application closed on April 26, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. EST. It will reopen on June 3, 2024, at 8:30 a.m. for waitlist applications.  

Late applications will not be considered. 

The Métis Nation of Ontario's Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) Program and Services team is announcing changes to the 2024-25 application process for four key programs: the extracurricular program, the Christmas program, the back-to-school backpack program and early learning kits. The changes are in response to the extraordinary response to the 2023-24 programs, and it is anticipated the changes will make access to the program more equitable for Métis families. 

All the programs support Métis families with children 0-12 years old and access to early learning resources and support.  Families can apply to one, two, three or all four programs depending on their family’s needs.  Once the One Application period closes, the ELCC team will confirm eligibility and determine funding allocations based on the number of children in the program(s).

There will be a two-step application process: One Application (where eligibility will be determined) followed by a secondary application to confirm details or requirements for the specific program. Specific program information is available on the MNO website and in the application.

Families interested in receiving support for extracurricular activities, the Christmas Program, the Back-to-School Backpack program, or early learning kits are invited to complete the one application between March 4, 2024, and April 26, 2024.

Eligibility CriteriaThe eligibility for the ELCC one application is as follows: 

The parent, guardian, or child must be an MNO citizen eligible for direct benefits.Age requirements per program.Extra Curricular: 0-12 years old.Christmas Gift Program: 0-12 years old.ELCC Kit – One per family: 0-12 years old.Back to School Backpack Program: Starting Kindergarten – Grade 6. The family must reside in Ontario.

Families who do not apply by April 26, 2024, will be able to apply to the waitlist starting May 6, 2024.

Please note the following information.

The One Application registers your child(ren)'s interest in accessing one or more of the following programs for the 2024-25 fiscal yearExtra Curricular ProgramChristmas Gift ProgramELCC KitsBack to School Backpacks All children 0-12 years must be included on the application.Completing the application does not guarantee acceptance into the programsThis One Application period closes on April 26, 2024.Applications submitted after April 26, 2024, will be placed on a waitlist and may receive funding if capacity allows.Before you submit the application, the application will confirm the name(s) and date of birth of all children who may qualify for the ELCC programs.  Children who are not listed on the application will NOT receive support.Families expecting a child after the original One Application window closes may apply to the waitlist after the birth of their child.The support available will be determined after all applications have been received.  It will be based on the child's age and the number of applications received. For extra curricular:  we strongly suggest refraining from making large purchases until you receive acceptance into the program.The ELCC team is not responsible for purchases not within the program's parameters or if your application is declined.The 2024-25 extra-curricular program will accept receipts from April 1 2024-March 7, 2024. Any receipts outside of these dates will NOT be accepted.Extra curricular program guidelines will be available on the MNO webpage and application portals at the end of March 2024.Each program will have a secondary application to confirm details, submit receipts, etc.  This information will be shared after your eligibility has been confirmed.Families will receive the outcome of the application by June 1, 2024.  ELCC Staff will not discuss the outcome of your application until after this date.

For information about this application, please email elccsupport@metisnation.org 

One Application for MNO ELCC Programs and Services


The application closed on April 26, 2024, at 5:00 p.m. EST. It will reopen on June 3, 2024, at 8:30 a.m. for waitlist applications.  

Late applications will not be considered. 

The Métis Nation of Ontario's Early Learning and Child Care (ELCC) Program and Services team is announcing changes to the 2024-25 application process for four key programs: the extracurricular program, the Christmas program, the back-to-school backpack program and early learning kits. The changes are in response to the extraordinary response to the 2023-24 programs, and it is anticipated the changes will make access to the program more equitable for Métis families. 

All the programs support Métis families with children 0-12 years old and access to early learning resources and support.  Families can apply to one, two, three or all four programs depending on their family’s needs.  Once the One Application period closes, the ELCC team will confirm eligibility and determine funding allocations based on the number of children in the program(s).

There will be a two-step application process: One Application (where eligibility will be determined) followed by a secondary application to confirm details or requirements for the specific program. Specific program information is available on the MNO website and in the application.

Families interested in receiving support for extracurricular activities, the Christmas Program, the Back-to-School Backpack program, or early learning kits are invited to complete the one application between March 4, 2024, and April 26, 2024.

Eligibility CriteriaThe eligibility for the ELCC one application is as follows: 

The parent, guardian, or child must be an MNO citizen eligible for direct benefits.Age requirements per program.Extra Curricular: 0-12 years old.Christmas Gift Program: 0-12 years old.ELCC Kit – One per family: 0-12 years old.Back to School Backpack Program: Starting Kindergarten – Grade 6. The family must reside in Ontario.

Families who do not apply by April 26, 2024, will be able to apply to the waitlist starting May 6, 2024.

Please note the following information.

The One Application registers your child(ren)'s interest in accessing one or more of the following programs for the 2024-25 fiscal yearExtra Curricular ProgramChristmas Gift ProgramELCC KitsBack to School Backpacks All children 0-12 years must be included on the application.Completing the application does not guarantee acceptance into the programsThis One Application period closes on April 26, 2024.Applications submitted after April 26, 2024, will be placed on a waitlist and may receive funding if capacity allows.Before you submit the application, the application will confirm the name(s) and date of birth of all children who may qualify for the ELCC programs.  Children who are not listed on the application will NOT receive support.Families expecting a child after the original One Application window closes may apply to the waitlist after the birth of their child.The support available will be determined after all applications have been received.  It will be based on the child's age and the number of applications received. For extra curricular:  we strongly suggest refraining from making large purchases until you receive acceptance into the program.The ELCC team is not responsible for purchases not within the program's parameters or if your application is declined.The 2024-25 extra-curricular program will accept receipts from April 1 2024-March 7, 2024. Any receipts outside of these dates will NOT be accepted.Extra curricular program guidelines will be available on the MNO webpage and application portals at the end of March 2024.Each program will have a secondary application to confirm details, submit receipts, etc.  This information will be shared after your eligibility has been confirmed.Families will receive the outcome of the application by June 1, 2024.  ELCC Staff will not discuss the outcome of your application until after this date.

For information about this application, please email elccsupport@metisnation.org 

Opens
Mar 4 2024 08:00 AM (EST)
Deadline
Apr 26 2024 05:00 PM (EDT)