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Children and Youth Services programs include Healthy Child Development, Children and Youth at Risk, Specialized Services and Ontario Child Benefit. Healthy Child Development supports Best Start demonstration communities, 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 neighbourhoods (including employment and outreach) and Youth Justice Services for youth in, or at risk for, conflict with the law. Specialized Services include services for children and youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders, children's rehabilitation services 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
2011-12

Estimates
2010-11

Difference
Between
2011-12
and
2010-11

Actual
2009-10

  OPERATING EXPENSE        
3 Healthy Child Development 307,523,100 314,585,400 (7,062,300) 292,741,366
7 Children and Youth at Risk 2,451,409,900 2,347,039,900 104,370,000 2,325,174,364
5 Specialized Services 301,780,500 301,868,500 (88,000) 261,678,490
8 Ontario Child Benefit 935,935,900 926,098,800 9,837,100 778,271,833
  TOTAL OPERATING EXPENSE TO BE VOTED 3,996,649,400 3,889,592,600 107,056,800 3,657,866,053
  Total Operating Expense 3,996,649,400 3,889,592,600 107,056,800 3,657,866,053
  OPERATING ASSETS        
6 Children and Youth Services 2,101,000 2,100,000 1,000 -
  TOTAL OPERATING ASSETS TO BE VOTED 2,101,000 2,100,000 1,000 -
  Total Operating Assets 2,101,000 2,100,000 1,000 -
  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 93,400 188,300 (94,900) 44,584
  Total Statutory Appropriations 93,400 188,300 (94,900) 44,584
  Total Capital Expense 95,400 190,300 (94,900) 44,584
  CAPITAL ASSETS        
10 Children and Youth Services 225,000 2,269,000 (2,044,000) 368,107
  TOTAL CAPITAL ASSETS TO BE VOTED 225,000 2,269,000 (2,044,000) 368,107
  Total Capital Assets 225,000 2,269,000 (2,044,000) 368,107



Standard Account by Item and Sub-items
($)
VOTE -ITEM
#
STANDARD ACCOUNT BY ITEM AND SUB-ITEMS      
  OPERATING EXPENSE      
3702-3 Healthy Child Development      
  Salaries and wages     16,485,700
  Employee benefits     2,488,300
  Transportation and communication     2,748,700
  Services     5,113,500
  Supplies and equipment     1,413,000
  Transfer payments      
     Healthy Babies Healthy Children   86,493,500  
     Early Years Community Support   192,780,400 279,273,900
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     307,523,100
3702-7 Children and Youth at Risk      
  Salaries and wages     192,707,300
  Employee benefits     29,952,500
  Transportation and communication     5,245,200
  Services     56,696,700
  Supplies and equipment     9,504,000
  Transfer payments      
     Child Protection Services   1,467,095,300  
     Financial Assistance Grants   1,000  
     Child Protection Transformation Fund   34,609,000  
     Child and Youth Mental Health   495,250,100  
     Child and Youth Mental Health Payments in Lieu of Municipal Taxes   15,500  
     Youth Justice Services   163,929,500  
     Youth Justice Payments in Lieu of Municipal Taxes   68,800 2,160,969,200
  Subtotal     2,455,074,900
  Less: Recoveries     3,665,000
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     2,451,409,900
  Sub-Items:      
  Child Protection Services      
  Salaries and wages   11,673,200  
  Employee benefits   1,851,800  
  Transportation and communication   917,100  
  Services   6,512,900  
  Supplies and equipment   1,089,200  
  Transfer payments      
     Child Protection Services 1,467,095,300    
     Financial Assistance Grants 1,000    
     Child Protection Transformation Fund 34,609,000 1,501,705,300  
  Subtotal   1,523,749,500  
  Less: Recoveries   3,665,000 1,520,084,500
  Child and Youth Mental Health      
  Salaries and wages   55,636,100  
  Employee benefits   9,190,800  
  Transportation and communication   620,400  
  Services   10,345,800  
  Supplies and equipment   2,416,000  
  Transfer payments      
     Child and Youth Mental Health 495,250,100    
     Child and Youth Mental Health Payments in Lieu of Municipal Taxes 15,500 495,265,600 573,474,700
  Youth Justice Services      
  Salaries and wages   125,398,000  
  Employee benefits   18,909,900  
  Transportation and communication   3,707,700  
  Services   39,838,000  
  Supplies and equipment   5,998,800  
  Transfer payments      
     Youth Justice Services 163,929,500    
     Youth Justice Payments in Lieu of Municipal Taxes 68,800 163,998,300 357,850,700
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     2,451,409,900
3702-5 Specialized Services      
  Salaries and wages     3,734,300
  Employee benefits     646,200
  Transportation and communication     129,100
  Services     1,184,600
  Supplies and equipment     129,100
  Transfer payments      
     Children's Treatment and Rehabilitation Services   109,323,100  
     Autism   186,634,100 295,957,200
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     301,780,500
  Sub-Items:      
  Children's Treatment and Rehabilitation Services      
  Transfer payments      
     Children's Treatment and Rehabilitation Services   109,323,100 109,323,100
  Autism      
  Salaries and wages   3,734,300  
  Employee benefits   646,200  
  Transportation and communication   129,100  
  Services   1,184,600  
  Supplies and equipment   129,100  
  Transfer payments      
     Autism   186,634,100 192,457,400
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     301,780,500
3702-8 Ontario Child Benefit      
  Transfer payments      
     Ontario Child Benefit   919,000,000  
     Ontario Child Benefit Equivalent   16,935,900 935,935,900
  Total Operating Expense to be Voted     935,935,900
  Total Operating Expense for Children and Youth Services Program     3,996,649,400
  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  
     Child Protection Services   1,000  
     Children's Treatment and Rehabilitation Services   100,000 2,101,000
  Total Operating Assets to be Voted     2,101,000
  Sub-Items:      
  Healthy 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
  Children and Youth at Risk      
  Advances and recoverable amounts      
     Child Protection Services   1,000 1,000
  Specialized Services      
  Advances and recoverable amounts      
     Children's Treatment and Rehabilitation Services   100,000 100,000
  Total Operating Assets to be Voted     2,101,000
  Total Operating Assets for Children and Youth Services Program     2,101,000
  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     93,400
  Total Capital Expense for Children and Youth Services Program     95,400
  CAPITAL ASSETS      
3702-10 Children and Youth Services      
  Land and marine fleet     225,000
  Business application software - salaries and wages     2,174,600
  Business application software - employee benefits     347,900
  Business application software - asset costs     52,246,000
  Subtotal     54,993,500
  Less: Recoveries     54,768,500
  Total Capital Assets to be Voted     225,000
  Total Capital Assets for Children and Youth Services Program     225,000