2.8.1.30 JETCCFA Eligibility Criteria - Voluntary Claimants

Introduction

This topic explains the JETCCFA eligibility criteria for voluntary claimants.

Voluntary claimants (1.1.V.15)

A person is eligible for JETCCFA for care if:

  • they are eligible for and receiving CCB for approved care at the maximum rate, and
  • they receive CCB as reduced fees, and
  • the person's child is attending an approved child care service, and
  • the person is liable to pay for the care, and
  • they have been granted, but not been cancelled from one of the following payments:
    • newstart allowance,
    • YA (for job seekers),
    • carer payment,
    • widow allowance,
    • widow B pension,
    • parenting payment,
    • partner allowance,
    • SpB paid to people who did not qualify for PP because they did not satisfy the PP residence requirement in paragraph 500(1)(b) of the Social Security Act 1991, and did not have an SpB activity agreement,
    • SpB paid to people who did not qualify for NSA because they did not satisfy the NSA residence requirement of the Social Security Act 1991, and did not have an SpB activity agreement,
    • a means tested payment under ABSTUDY, and
  • they have a JETCCFA Job Plan (1.1.J.105) in force, and
  • they have a JETCCFA activity (1.1.J.30) specified in their Job Plan, and
  • they have not exceeded the length of time for which JETCCFA can be paid for activities in their Job Plan, and
  • they comply with the terms of their Job Plan, and
  • approved child care is required by the person to participate in the JETCCFA approved activities specified in their Job Plan.

Policy reference: FA Guide 1.1.V.15 Voluntary claimant (JETCCFA), 1.1.S.40 Sessions of care (CCB), 1.1.J.30 JETCCFA activities, 1.1.J.105 JETCCFA Job Plan, 2.6 CCB Eligibility, 2.6.8 Grandparent Child Care Benefit (GCCB) - Eligibility Criteria, 2.6.7 Special Child Care Benefit (SCCB) - Eligibility Criteria

Last reviewed: 1 July 2015