Guyana: Ministry launches childcare subsidy for essential workers

Frontline workers who are providing an essential service or key public services during the COVID-19 pandemic can now apply for the Ministry of Human Services and Social Security Childcare Subsidy Programme.

The application form, which includes the criteria for eligibility, can be downloaded from the Ministry’s website: A hard-copy version of the application form will be available at the Ministry’s Lamaha or Cornhill and Water streets locations, Childcare Protection Agency on Broad Streets or any Probation Offices in Regions 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 10. 

Throughout the programme, the ministry will make direct payment for services, per term, to the childcare facilities.


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