Out of School Care and Recreation (OSCAR) Subsidy is a payment which helps families with the costs of before and after school care for up to 20 hours a week, and school holiday programmes for up to 50 hours a week.
You may get an OSCAR Subsidy if:
You also need to be in one of these situations:
You can’t get the OSCAR Subsidy if the child’s other parent or caregiver can take care of the child.
It also depends on how much you and your partner earn.
The child or young person must:
You can get up to 20 hours during term time and up to 50 hours during school holidays
How much you get depends on:
All subsidies are paid directly to the childcare provider (HASCI) and start from the date the care starts (or from the date you apply if you apply after it starts).
To receive your OSCAR subsidy from the day your child starts the programme, you need to submit your application to us before your child’s first day. This is especially important in school holidays.
To apply for OSCAR Subsidy:
Our HASCI Team will be happy to assist with your application and submit completed forms on your behalf.
Alternatively you can apply online HERE
Our mission is to provide a safe and secure environment for your children to socialise, have fun, and engage their curiosity.
At HASCI we adhere to the guidelines provided under The Oranga Tamariki Act 1989, whereby our programmes are run with the safety and wellbeing of the children in our care as the first consideration.
The attached Policy & Procedures Manual outlines the policies and procedures applied to the operation of HASCI programmes. Your “acceptance of the terms and conditions” on the AimyPlus online booking system will be taken as confirmation you understand and accept these policies and procedures.
A printed version of the The Policy & Procedures Manual is available to view onsite and/or can be provided to you via email if requested.
For our Policy & Procedures Manual CLICK HERE