In some cases, parents of students with special education needs may receive a subsidy for parent-provided transportation when a reasonable level of yellow bus service can’t be provided.
Only one subsidy will be provided for parents transporting more than one child to the same school.
A parent must provide transportation for a minimum of 20 school days per month.
Subsidy payments only reimburse parents for the days they were responsible for transporting students.
Subsidy payment cheques are issued three times each year, during:
Prior to the end of each subsidy payment period, schools will complete an Attendance Summary form for eligible families by:
If Student Transportation determines that a reasonable level of yellow bus service can’t be provided, you can apply for a subsidy by completing the Parent-Provided Agreement form. Please speak with the principal of your child's school to determine the options that best benefit your child and their needs.