Glossary of Terms

Service Agreement: The legal contract the City of Windsor Children’s Services enters into with agencies that provide services for children.
Service Agreement for Fee Subsidy: The legal contract Corporation of the City of Windsor, Children’s Services enters into with Operators that provide child care for children whose family receives a Child Care Fee Subsidy
Wage Enhancement Grant (WEG): is a grant that provides funding to improve the salaries and benefits of staff in eligible positions
2022 Fee Freeze Rate: The fee used to calculate the 25% refund / reduction is based on the fee that was paid and has been frozen as of March 27, 2022 (some exceptions)
Non-Base Fee: Any optional services that are added to the fee for child care services (often referred to as: à la carte services, for example transportation)
2023 Base Fee: The fee established for 2023 through a budget review process that determines eligible expenses
Per Diem: the daily cost of child care established through a budget process
Wage Floor: The mandated minimum wage for staff

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