What We've Spent and Where - Expenditure Data

Provincial Expenditure

Gross Expenditures by Lines of Service

Total for 2020/21 is $2,621.795M

Percentages of Gross Expenditures by Lines of Service 2020/21
As at March 31, 2021
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Expenditure Service Lines:
EY = Early Childhood Development and Child Care Services
CYSN = Services for Children & Youth with Support Needs
CYMH = Child & Youth Mental Health Services
F&CS = Child Safety, Family Support & Children In Care Services
AS = Adoption Services
YJ = Youth Justice Services
SDS = Service Delivery Support
E&S = Executive & Support Services

Net Expenditures

Total for 2020/21 is $2,445.251

Net Expenditures by Major STOB Grouping 2020/21
As at March 31, 2021
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Expenditures by Service

Contract/Vendor Counts and Expenditures April 1, 2020 to March 31, 20211, 2,3,4

Adoption Services
As at March 31, 2021
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Child & Youth Mental Health Services
As at March 31, 2021
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Child Safety, Family Support & Children In Care Services
As at March 31, 2021
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Early Years
As at March 31, 2021
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Services for Children & Youth with Support Needs
As at March 31, 2021
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Youth Justice Services
As at March 31, 2021
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Service Delivery Support
As at March 31, 2021
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Core Business
As at March 31, 2021
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Children In Care (included in Core Business)
As at March 31, 2021
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1 Each contact and vendor is only counted once even if represented in multiple service delivery areas.
2 STOB 80 originates from the Corporate Accounting System (CAS) for Fiscal year 2020/21. Data is downloaded through the MCF Corporate Data Warehouse.
3 The total amounts of "Core business area" are based on the "amounts billed" and is only for payments for vendors with contact number (excluding direct invoice payments).
4 "Service delivery area" is determined by Responsible Centre/Office.

Adoption Services

The budget for this line of service for the fiscal year is $34.876 million.

SDA Based Adoption Services (AS) 2020/21
As at March 31, 2021
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Centrally Based Adoption Services (AS) 2020/21
As at March 31, 2021
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1 Expenditures include costs for staffing, contracts, miscellaneous recoveries and other operational expenditures.
2 Provides adoption programs including medical assessment and consultation, pre-placement visitation, adoption recruitment and skills development, and post adoption services.
3 Service Delivery Operations includes contracts not specific to any one SDA.
4 Other centralized payments includes funding for Provincial Practice (18D10) & Maples (18D37) & Aboriginal Services (18D44) & Permanency Planning & Guardianship (18D70) & Recoveries (18D92).

Child & Youth Mental Health Services

The budget for this line of service for the fiscal year is $121.899 million.

SDA Based Child & Youth Mental Health (CYMH) Services 2020/21
As at March 31, 2021
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Centrally Child & Youth Mental Health (CYMH) Services 2020/21
As at March 31, 2021
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1 Expenditures include costs for staffing, contracts, miscellaneous recoveries and other operational expenditures. This figure does not include costs for mental health services for young offenders in the community or in custody and substance abuse treatment in the youth justice system.
2 Provide services to children and youth who are experiencing mental, emotional and behavioral disorders. Also includes staffing costs for direct service delivery for these programs.
3 'Other Services' includes Sessional Services, Support Services, Specialized Services, and Program Delivery.
4 Program total includes (STOB MAJOR) Salaries and Benefits (EA01), Operating Cost (EA02), Government Transfer(EA03), and Other Expenses(EA04).
5 Service Delivery Operations includes contracts not specific to any one SDA.
6 Maples includes SDA 18D27 Maples expenditures and other SDA expenditures that are in SSS Vote 18E27 Maples.
7 Other Centralized Payments includes Provincial Practice (18D10), Youth Custody Centres (18D35), Youth Forensic (18D36), Complex Needs Facility(18D38), Facilities Administration(18D39), Aboriginal Services(18D44), Child & Youth Mental Health Policy (18D67), Permanency Planning & Guardianship(18D70), Budget Office (18D90), Operations & Management Performance(18D83), and Accounting Ops(18D91).
8 Recoveries are primarily received from the Ministry of Health for psychiatric physician sessions. (Include STOB MAYOR-EA05,EA06).
9 “-“ Indicates zero dollar value.

Child Safety, Family Support & Children In Care Services

The budget for this line of service for the fiscal year is $736.410 million.

SDA Based Child Safety, Family Support & Children In Care Services (F&CS) 2020/21
As at March 31, 2021
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Centrally Based Child Safety, Family Support & Children In Care Services (F&CS) 2020/21
As at March 31, 2021
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1 Non residential (18C43 & 18C44 & 18C45) expenditures primarily related to ministry family and youth support programs contracts and supports to permanency.
2 Children and Youth in care (18C47) expenditures primarily related to payments for foster and group care, guardianship, supported Independent Living and delegated aboriginal services. Includes $2.430M Complex Need facility staffing and operational costs.
3 Out of Care Kinship Care (18C46 Alternates to Care/18E35 Out of Care Kinship Care) expenditures include payments for the Extended Family (EFP) and Child in Home of a Relative (CIHR) programs.
4 Out of Care Residential Care (18C46 Alternates to Care/18E36 Out of Care Residential Care).
5 Youth Agreements (18C46 Alternates to Care/18E36 Youth Agreements).
6 Post Majority Supports (18C46 Alternates to Care/18E37 Post Majority Supports) include Agreement with Young Adult (AYA) payments as well as funding for the Youth Education Assistance Fund (YEAF), Youth in Care Education Fund, Learning Fund for Young Adults, Covenant House and YMCA STRIVE program.
7 Program Delivery-Child Welfare (18C48) Expenditures include costs for staffing, legal services, miscellaneous recoveries and operational costs associated with direct service delivery.
8 “-“ Indicates zero dollar value.

Early Childhood Development Programs

The budget for this line of service for the fiscal year is $39.767 million.

SDA Based Early Childhood Development (ECD) Programs 2020/21
As at March 31, 2021
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Centrally Based Early Childhood Development (ECD) Programs 2020/21
As at March 31, 2021
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1 Expenditures include costs for staffing, contracts, miscellaneous recoveries and other operational expenditures.
2 ECD Programs are aimed at helping parents, families and service providers provide the best possible start for BC’s children (aged 0 to 6) and support their healthy development. Examples of ECD programs and initiatives include: Success by Six funding, the Roots and Seeds of Empathy Programs, Children’s First Initiatives, Building Blocks, Family Resource Programs & Aboriginal Early Childhood Development. These services are provided at the SDA and Provincial Office level.
3 Service Delivery Operations includes contracts not specific to any one SDA.
4 Majority of expenditures are for provincially- held contracts.
5 Others; Aboriginal Services (18D44).

Child Care Programs

The budget for this line of service for the fiscal year is $674.414 million.

Centrally Based Child Care Programs 2020/21
As at March 31, 2021
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1 Expenditures include costs for staffing, contracts, miscellaneous recoveries and other operational expenditures.
2 Services provided include Child Care subsidies to parents and organizations that provide, or support, child care services and Child Care Resource and Referral centres.
3 Child Care Subsidy (18E05) provides for administration of the Child Care BC Act and the Child Care Subsidy Act. It also includes staffing costs for direct service delivery for these programs. The new Affordable Child Care Benefit replaces the Child Care Subsidy on September 1, 2018. The new funding will help families with the cost of child care.
4 CCOF (18E06) assists eligible licensed group and family child care providers with the cost of providing child care.
5 'Child Care Other' includes Referral Supports (18E03), Child Care Administration(18E04) and Child Care Capital Fund(18E07).
6 Service Delivery Operations includes contracts not specific to any one SDA.
7 “-“ Indicates zero dollar value.

Services for Children & Youth with Support Needs

The budget for this line of service for the fiscal year is $406.091 million.

SDA Based Services for Children & Youth with Support Needs (CYSN) 2020/21
As at March 31, 2021
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Centrally Based Services for Children & Youth with Support Needs (CYSN) 2020/21
As at March 31, 2021
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1 Expenditures include costs for staffing, contracts, miscellaneous recoveries and other operational expenditures.
2 CYSN services include: foundational programs (i.e. Early Intervention Therapy, Infant Development, Supported Child Development), Family Support programs (i.e. respite services) and services for Support Needs Children in Care. These programs and interventions are intended to support children's healthy development, maximize quality of life and assist families in their role as primary care givers. Included in these expenditures are the staffing costs for direct service delivery for these programs.
3 Service Delivery Operations includes contracts not specific to any one SDA.
4 Others include Accounting Ops (18D91).
5 Recoveries are received from the Federal Government for Support Needs Children in Care.

Youth Justice Services

The budget for this line of service for the fiscal year is $48.147 million.

SDA Based Youth Justice Services (YJ) 2020/21
As at March 31, 2021
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Centrally Based Youth Justice Services (YJ) 2020/21
As at March 31, 2021
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1 Expenditures include costs for staffing, contracts, miscellaneous recoveries and other operational expenditures.
2 Provides operation of youth custody centres and youth forensic services as well as full time residential programs; youth bail hostels; day programs; intensive supervision programs; alternative measures; community services orders; and addictions programs in youth custody centres.
3 Service Delivery Operations includes contracts not specific to any one SDA.
4 Other centralized payments includes funding for Provincial Practice (18D10) & Complex Needs Facility (18D38) & Facilities Administration (18D39) & Quality Assurance & Child Safety (18D46) & Centralized Screening (18D84).
5 Recoveries primarily relate to federal funding for high priority services, which include substance abuse treatment, violent offence treatment, intensive support and supervision and community-based alternatives to custody.