Reliable, flexible, affordable childcare
Coffs Harbour Family Day Care is a professional home-based education and care service offering quality, flexible services for the changing needs of families on the Coffs Coast.
We are the only local family day care service and have been providing quality childcare for the Coffs Harbour community for 30 years. Our long association with the local community ensures that we are in the best position to find a suitable and highly qualified educator in your area to care for your child.
Julie -“Foster’s Family Day Care”
Why choose Coffs Harbour Family Day Care?
- Your child will love to learn and explore in the safety and security of a small group setting.
- Our philosophy encourages educators to provide environments that invite your child to explore and learn through accepting challenges and taking risks.
- You can go to work knowing that your child is safe and secure in our educators stimulating home environment and registered with a service that has more than 30 years experience in delivering family day care in Coffs Harbour.
- Your child will receive individual attention as well as the opportunity to learn to socialise in an environment where it is OK to make mistakes.
- Your child’s educator and family members have current Working with Children checks in accordance with the Child Protection Amendment Regulation 2013.
- You have the opportunity to talk to professional staff at the Scheme office regarding your child’s placement and your expectations prior to commencing care. This ensures that the referral for care matches your individual family needs.
- You make the choice of educator for your child. You are provided with contact details of educators who have vacancies and you make the choice for your child.
- You will receive regular communication from our professional child development coordinators when they have visited your child whilst in care.
- Fees for your child’s care are affordable and range from $7.50 and $9.50 per hour.
- You have access to Child Care Benefit and Child Care Rebate to reduce the cost of your fees.
- You have access to a local Family Day Care Office that is open 5 days per week and provides a 24 hour emergency On Call Service.
- In-Home Care is an available option for eligible families
Find out more on our About Us and Parents information pages. You can read our Parent Handbook for more details.
Interested in a career in childcare?
If you are interested in a professional career in early childhood, enjoy interacting with children and are looking for a way to work from home, then family day care may be an option for you. We offer attractive, flexible business opportunities in home-based childcare in the Coffs Harbour/Coffs Coast area.
You will be able to pursue or advance your childcare career while earning a substantial income. If you have young children of your own, you can combine work with caring for them.
The Coffs Harbour Family Day Care Scheme’s Coordination Unit offers ongoing support and training for qualified educators.
Find out more in our Educators section.
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