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About Family Day Care

Family Day Care (FDC) is a home-based child care service.  

Family Day Care is available for children aged between 6 weeks and 12 years in the safety checked homes of highly professional and qualified Educators. All Educators are supported by a coordination team of Sunshine Family Day Care Servise

Educators provide children with an individual program that supports their educational, emotional, physical and social development in a small group environment.

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About Sunshine Family Day Care

Sunshine Family Day Care  is an approved education and care service. 

This is regulated by Federal Government and partially funded by the Commonwealth Government. Sunshine Family Day Care provides children with a safe comfortable homely environment. All programs are centred around play based learning, catering for each individual child and within a group setting and based on Australian Framework

The service caters for children up to the age of 12 years. Subject to vacancies FDC can provide:

  • Full and part-time care 

  • Before and after school, curriculum days, school holiday care 

  • Weekend and evening care

Benefits of family day care

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  • Family day care provides early education and care in a nurturing, natural and flexible home learning environment.

  • Family day care offers the opportunity for children to form genuine long lasting bonds with their qualified and passionate early childhood educator.

  • Family day care can offer care during standard hours, evenings, before/after school, during school holidays and in some cases overnight and weekends.

  • Family day care educators offer individualised learning programs for the children they care for.

  • Family day care can provide education and care for babies and children up to 13 years of age; offering the possibility for siblings to be cared for together, all in one location.

  • Family day care provides experiences which reflect the diversity of your community. 

Family Day Care Educators

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Professional care

The FDC Educators operate under a service agreement with the Sunshine Family Daycare PTY LTD
Under the Childrens Services regulations, FDC Educators are able to provide care for up to four children not attending school, and three children attending school, for a maximum of seven children; including the FDC Educator's own children.
Our Educator hols the minimum  Certificate III qualification and mostly of our Family Day Care educators are either actively working towards or have obtained Diploma in Each Childhood education . Each educator in our service is mentored and supported for the best interest of children in each educator’s residence.

Sunshine Family Day Care Service and coordination Unit ensure the safety and needs of the children are met at each eductor home.  Our coordinator's monitor and support coordinator for the safety of the children

Approved Learning Framework

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Being. Becoming. Beloning

Sunshine family day care educators provide the program based on approved leaning framework: 

  • Early Years Learning framework (for children 0 - 5 years old)  and

  • My Time Our Place (for school age children)

Those frameworks are Based on the Concept of Being, Belonging and Becoming: ​

  • Being – Simply means letting each child be who they are and letting children be children giving them the sense that they are free to explore the world around them.

  • Belonging – Children learn best when they feel as though they belong to their families, to their communities and to the world at large. By helping a child increase his sense of belonging you can help provide a safe and comfortable environment in which a child can learn.

  • Becoming – Simply means that a child continues to grow by experiencing new things. It is simply the acceptance that as a child learns and grows he is constantly changing.

Each educator documents learning and development of the children in their Education and Care. Please ensure that you talk to your child’s educator who will be happy to show and discuss your child’s individual developmental records and documentation. 

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Child Care subsidy (CCS)

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The government support to reduce the cost of childcare

The Child Care Subsidy (CCS) is a payment made by the Australian Government to help families with the cost of child care. To register for CCS, please contact the Family Assistance office on 136 150

Find out more at the https://www.dese.gov.au/early-childhood 

When you have been assessed according to your income level, you will only pay the educator the discounted fee at the end of each week. The educator will receive the CCS component directly from the service.

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Our Services

We provide quality care in the home friendly environment

Sunshine Family Day Care provide safe, flexible, high quality child care accessible to all families. Our commitment to families and children is to provide safe, caring, supportive, nurturing environments that are engaging and build success for life through play and early educational opportunities.

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Full-time or Part Time Care

The parents can book with educators the session based on their needs. This time of service include regular booking.

Casual Care

Sunshine Family Day Care support families who is working on casual arrangement or need a care from time to time

Before and After School Care

Sunshine Family Day Care Educators provide support to the families with before and after school care. During this time educator provide the program to support school age children development and wellbeing

Contact us

1413 Pascoe Vale Rd,  Meadow Heights, 3048, VIC

0431 432 703

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