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Children and Youth Services programs include Early Learning and Child Development, Children and Youth at Risk, Specialized Services and Ontario Child Benefit. Early Learning involves child care and Best Start demonstration communities; Healthy Child Development supports early identification and intervention services such as the Preschool Speech and Language program, Healthy Babies Healthy Children and family and community support programs. Children and Youth at Risk includes child protection, residential and community-based programs and services, child and youth mental health, Aboriginal children and youth, services for youth in high-needs neighborhoods (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 low income families with children under the age of 18, whether they are working or not. The Ontario Child Benefit equivalent is provided to children's aid societies to provide children and youth in care with increased access to social, educational and recreational opportunities and savings to prepare for leaving care.

VOTE SUMMARY
($)
ITEM # ITEM

Estimates
2010-11

Estimates
2009-10

Difference
Between
2010-11
and
2009-10

Actual
2008-09

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
3 Early Learning and Child Development 1,154,457,600 1,160,191,300 (5,733,700) 1,143,593,844
7 Children and Youth at Risk 2,348,024,300 2,295,120,900 52,903,400 2,303,577,936
5 Specialized Services 301,868,500 265,031,400 36,837,100 258,737,669
8 Ontario Child Benefit 926,098,800 749,773,000 176,325,800 315,053,267
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 4,730,449,200 4,470,116,600 260,332,600 4,020,962,716
  Total Operating Expense 4,730,449,200 4,470,116,600 260,332,600 4,020,962,716
  OPERATING ASSETS        
6 Children and Youth Services 2,100,000 2,100,000 - -
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 2,100,000 2,100,000 - -
  Total Operating Assets 2,100,000 2,100,000 - -
  CAPITAL EXPENSE        
9 Children and Youth Services 2,000 2,000 - -
  TOTAL CAPITAL EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 2,000 2,000 - -
Statutory Amortization, the Financial Administration Act 188,300 24,000 164,300 -
  Total Statutory Appropriations 188,300 24,000 164,300 -
  Total Capital Expense 190,300 26,000 164,300 -
  CAPITAL ASSETS        
10 Children and Youth Services 2,269,000 640,000 1,629,000 -
  TOTAL CAPITAL ASSETS TO BE VOTED 2,269,000 640,000 1,629,000 -
  Total Capital Assets 2,269,000 640,000 1,629,000 -



Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
3702-3 Early Learning and Child Development      
  Salaries and wages     16,956,700
  Employee benefits     2,681,300
  Transportation and communication     2,760,900
  Services     6,981,700
  Supplies and equipment     1,661,600
  Transfer payments      
     Child Care and Early Learning   859,172,600  
     Healthy Babies Healthy Children   86,493,500  
     Early Years Community Support   177,749,300 1,123,415,400
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     1,154,457,600
3702-7 Children and Youth at Risk      
  Salaries and wages     184,905,800
  Employee benefits     30,315,600
  Transportation and communication     5,438,200
  Services     56,507,300
  Supplies and equipment     9,537,500
  Transfer payments      
     Child Protection Services   1,405,386,300  
     Child Protection Transformation Fund   36,309,000  
     Child and Youth Mental Health   449,491,300  
     Child and Youth Mental Health Payments in Lieu of Municipal Taxes   15,500  
     Youth Justice Services   170,049,000  
     Youth Justice Payments in Lieu of Municipal Taxes   68,800 2,061,319,900
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     2,348,024,300
  Sub-Items:      
  Child Protection Services      
  Salaries and wages   10,820,200  
  Employee benefits   1,876,600  
  Transportation and communication   1,093,700  
  Services   3,437,700  
  Supplies and equipment   1,093,500  
  Transfer payments      
     Child Protection Services 1,405,386,300    
     Child Protection Transformation Fund 36,309,000 1,441,695,300 1,460,017,000
  Child and Youth Mental Health      
  Salaries and wages   53,297,000  
  Employee benefits   9,519,300  
  Transportation and communication   622,700  
  Services   12,536,000  
  Supplies and equipment   2,425,600  
  Transfer payments      
     Child and Youth Mental Health 449,491,300    
     Child and Youth Mental Health Payments in Lieu of Municipal Taxes 15,500 449,506,800 527,907,400
  Youth Justice Services      
  Salaries and wages   120,788,600  
  Employee benefits   18,919,700  
  Transportation and communication   3,721,800  
  Services   40,533,600  
  Supplies and equipment   6,018,400  
  Transfer payments      
     Youth Justice Services 170,049,000    
     Youth Justice Payments in Lieu of Municipal Taxes 68,800 170,117,800 360,099,900
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     2,348,024,300
3702-5 Specialized Services      
  Salaries and wages     1,633,900
  Employee benefits     326,300
  Transportation and communication     129,600
  Services     1,191,900
  Supplies and equipment     2,629,600
  Transfer payments      
     Children's Treatment and Rehabilitation Services   109,323,100  
     Autism   186,634,100 295,957,200
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     301,868,500
  Sub-Items:      
  Children's Treatment and Rehabilitation Services      
  Supplies and equipment   2,500,000  
  Transfer payments      
     Children's Treatment and Rehabilitation Services   109,323,100 111,823,100
  Autism      
  Salaries and wages   1,633,900  
  Employee benefits   326,300  
  Transportation and communication   129,600  
  Services   1,191,900  
  Supplies and equipment   129,600  
  Transfer payments      
     Autism   186,634,100 190,045,400
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     301,868,500
3702-8 Ontario Child Benefit      
  Transfer payments      
     Ontario Child Benefit   908,800,000  
     Ontario Child Benefit Equivalent   17,298,800 926,098,800
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     926,098,800
  Total Operating Expense for Children and Youth Services Program     4,730,449,200
  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 to be Voted     2,100,000
  Sub-Items:      
  Early Learning and Child Development      
  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 to be Voted     2,100,000
  Total Operating Assets for Children and Youth Services Program     2,100,000
  CAPITAL EXPENSE      
3702-9 Children and Youth Services      
  Other transactions     2,000
  Total Capital Expense to be Voted     2,000
  Statutory Appropriations      
  Other transactions      
Statutory    Amortization, the Financial Administration Act     188,300
  Total Capital Expense for Children and Youth Services Program     190,300
  CAPITAL ASSETS      
3702-10 Children and Youth Services      
  Land and marine fleet     2,269,000
  Total Capital Assets to be Voted     2,269,000
  Total Capital Assets for Children and Youth Services Program     2,269,000