CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVICES PROGRAM - VOTE 3702

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CHILDREN AND YOUTH SERVICES PROGRAM - VOTE 3702

Children and Youth Services programs, aligned with the ministry's key transformations, include Best Start, Children and Youth at Risk, Specialized Services and Ontario Child Benefit. Best Start includes child care, healthy babies healthy children, and early years community support programs. Children and Youth at Risk includes child protection, child and youth mental health, services for youth in under-served communities (including employment and outreach) and youth justice services for youth in, or at risk for, conflict with the law. Specialized Services includes autism, children's rehabilitation and enhanced and out-of-home respite programs. The Ontario Child Benefit is an income tested financial benefit that supports children under the age of 18 in low and moderate income families.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2007-08

Estimates
2006-07

Difference
Between
2007-08
and
2006-07

Actual
2005-06

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
3 Best Start 1,029,183,800 970,528,400 58,655,400 1,015,942,971
7 Children and Youth at Risk 2,156,878,200 2,056,071,400 100,806,800 1,991,200,802
5 Specialized Services 229,635,800 207,103,400 22,532,400 174,538,127
8 Ontario Child Benefit 195,000,000 - 195,000,000 -
  Total Including Special Warrants 3,610,697,800 3,233,703,200 376,994,600 3,181,681,900
Less: Special Warrants 1,036,032,700 - 1,036,032,700 -
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 2,574,665,100 3,233,703,200 (659,038,100) 3,181,681,900
Special Warrants 1,036,032,700 - 1,036,032,700 -
  Total Operating Expense 3,610,697,800 3,233,703,200 376,994,600 3,181,681,900
  OPERATING ASSETS        
6 Children and Youth Services 2,100,000 2,100,000 - 1,183,937
  Total Including Special Warrants 2,100,000 2,100,000 - 1,183,937
Less: Special Warrants 1,500,000 - 1,500,000 -
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 600,000 2,100,000 (1,500,000) 1,183,937
Special Warrants 1,500,000 - 1,500,000 -
  Total Operating Assets 2,100,000 2,100,000 - 1,183,937



Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
3702-3 Best Start      
  Salaries and wages     13,716,100
  Employee benefits     1,743,200
  Transportation and communication     2,797,500
  Services     9,418,100
  Supplies and equipment     1,435,200
  Transfer payments      
     Child Care and Early Learning   743,873,600  
     Healthy Babies Healthy Children   86,339,000  
     Early Years Community Support   169,861,100 1,000,073,700
  Total Operating Expense     1,029,183,800
3702-7 Children and Youth at Risk      
  Salaries and wages     145,554,200
  Employee benefits     20,460,400
  Transportation and communication     5,353,400
  Services     47,731,500
  Supplies and equipment     8,427,900
  Transfer payments      
     Child Protection Services   1,312,596,300  
     Child Protection Transformation Fund   37,250,100  
     Child and Youth Mental Health   421,144,800  
     Child and Youth Mental Health Payments in Lieu of Municipal Taxes   15,500  
     Youth Justice Services   158,289,200  
     Youth Justice Payments in Lieu of Municipal Taxes   54,900 1,929,350,800
  Total Operating Expense     2,156,878,200
  Sub-Items:      
  Child Protection Services      
  Salaries and wages   10,911,300  
  Employee benefits   1,568,300  
  Transportation and communication   1,106,700  
  Services   2,687,200  
  Supplies and equipment   1,106,700  
  Transfer payments      
     Child Protection Services 1,312,596,300    
     Child Protection Transformation Fund 37,250,100 1,349,846,400 1,367,226,600
  Child and Youth Mental Health      
  Salaries and wages   45,261,200  
  Employee benefits   5,769,300  
  Transportation and communication   623,900  
  Services   10,833,200  
  Supplies and equipment   2,520,700  
  Transfer payments      
     Child and Youth Mental Health 421,144,800    
     Child and Youth Mental Health Payments in Lieu of Municipal Taxes 15,500 421,160,300 486,168,600
  Youth Justice Services      
  Salaries and wages   89,381,700  
  Employee benefits   13,122,800  
  Transportation and communication   3,622,800  
  Services   34,211,100  
  Supplies and equipment   4,800,500  
  Transfer payments      
     Youth Justice Services 158,289,200    
     Youth Justice Payments in Lieu of Municipal Taxes 54,900 158,344,100 303,483,000
  Total Operating Expense     2,156,878,200
3702-5 Specialized Services      
  Salaries and wages     2,955,300
  Employee benefits     510,100
  Transportation and communication     131,200
  Services     2,197,000
  Supplies and equipment     131,200
  Transfer payments      
     Children's Treatment and Rehabilitation Services   99,066,600  
     Autism   124,644,400 223,711,000
  Total Operating Expense     229,635,800
  Sub-Items:      
  Children's Treatment and Rehabilitation Services      
  Transfer payments      
     Children's Treatment and Rehabilitation Services   99,066,600 99,066,600
  Autism      
  Salaries and wages   2,955,300  
  Employee benefits   510,100  
  Transportation and communication   131,200  
  Services   2,197,000  
  Supplies and equipment   131,200  
  Transfer payments      
     Autism   124,644,400 130,569,200
  Total Operating Expense     229,635,800
3702-8 Ontario Child Benefit      
  Transfer payments      
     Ontario Child Benefit     195,000,000
  Total Operating Expense     195,000,000
  Total Operating Expense for Children and Youth Services Program     3,610,697,800
  OPERATING ASSETS      
3702-6 Children and Youth Services      
  Advances and recoverable amounts      
     Healthy Babies Healthy Children   1,500,000  
     Early Years Community Support   500,000  
     Children's Treatment and Rehabilitation Services   100,000 2,100,000
  Total Operating Assets     2,100,000
  Sub-Items:      
  Best Start      
  Advances and recoverable amounts      
     Healthy Babies Healthy Children 1,500,000    
     Early Years Community Support 500,000 2,000,000 2,000,000
  Specialized Services      
  Advances and recoverable amounts      
     Children's Treatment and Rehabilitation Services   100,000 100,000
  Total Operating Assets     2,100,000
  Total Operating Assets for Children and Youth Services Program     2,100,000