This scheme, voted by the Cnaf on Wednesday, will be used to accompany the gradual reopening of nurseries and “take into account the extra costs induced by the health guidelines”.
The National Family Allowance Fund (Cnaf) decided on Wednesday (June 3rd) to extend financial assistance until 15 June “Exceptional” nurseries, which are still limited in the care of children because of the Coronavirus.
This scheme provides assistance of 27 euros per closed (or unoccupied) place per day for public nurseries and 17 euros per day for private schools. The sum is less for managers employing private employees because it comes “complete state aid for partial activity”Cnaf said in a statement.
During the confinement, an average of about 427,000 places received this assistance each week, or 94% of the places, according to the Caisse.
In addition, a “Additional help” was voted on Wednesday to accompany the gradual reopening of nurseries and nurseries “take into account the extra costs induced by health guidelines”, such as the purchase of masks, hydroalcoholic gel, disinfectant wipes, continued the Cnaf.
This aid of 10 euros per day per open place will be paid from 11 May to 3 July included. According to the latest available figures, about six out of ten nurseries had reopened in the first week of the de-conference.
The French Federation of Nurseries Enterprises (FFEC) welcomed a “beneficial support from the public authorities to the deconfinment of nurseries and micro-crèches”, saying that “relieved” these new subsidies.