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Family Day Care or Home Based Care

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Family Day Care is a unique, flexible home-based education and care service that offers a warm, safe, secure and stimulating home environment catering for children from 6 weeks to primary school age.


Family Day Care philosophy(98KB, PDF) is a mission statement identifying our beliefs and our reasons behind our practices. Our philosophy has been influenced by staff, children and families that utilise the service and reflects on current practises in the child care field. Parents are welcome to have input into our philosophy at any time.

Our educational program

We provide a high quality educational program(125KB, PDF) which includes portfolios, reflective diary, projects, group experience and flexible routines.

Family Day Care Educators

Our Family Day Care program has been delivering an exceptional service to children and families for over 30 years. Our team of qualified educators, provide quality care and professional educational programs.

Our educators operate under the Education and Care Services National Regulations and are supported by Our Family Day Care Coordination unit.

Would you like to know more information about our Family Day Care educators?

Look at the individual child care service details

How much does Family Day Care cost?

A non-refundable enrolment fee of $40.00 per child is payable prior to your child's enrolment and $20.00 for each additional child from the same family enrolled at the same time. This fee includes a child's hat with our Education and Care Services logo.

Hourly Rate

Our educators work under a deregulated fee system where, as service operators, they set their own fees according to the services provided.

You may be able to claim Child Care Subsidy (CCS) to reduce your daily fee.

How do I enrol?

  • The first step in the enrolment process is to complete a request for care form(152KB, PDF).
  • When the request for care form is processed and a suitable vacancy exists a staff member will contact you to let you know that a position is available and ask you to complete an enrolment form.
  • You will then be asked to attend an orientation appointment at the service.

Our administration team can let you know more about our enrolment process. Call our friendly administration team on 02 4645 4443 Monday to Friday, from 8:30am to 4:30pm to find out more.

Frequently Asked Questions

Want to know more about Family Day Care? Or the rebates and fee reductions you may be entitled to?

Find out the answers to commonly asked questions

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