Welcome to Family Day Care
Thank you for choosing Bathurst Family Day Care. Family Day Care is a nurturing home-based education and care setting. Children develop strong connections with their educators and other children in care.
A unique advantage of FDC is the opportunity to select an Educator and environment that suits your families needs and aspirations for your child's learning and development.
To enable a smooth transition, parents and children are encouraged to visit the selected Educators prior to commencing in care. This provides opportunity to become familiar and comfortable in the Educators home environment.
How to Enrol your Child
Step 1. Booking Confirmation
Step 2. Enrol
Once you have selected an educator, it is time to enrol. Please complete the online enrolment form. The online enrolment process will require you to submit the following documents.
- Certified copy of child’s Birth Certificate
- Immunisation Statement from the Australian Register (ACIR)
- Health Management Plans e.g. ASCIA Action Plan for Anaphylaxis and/or Allergic Reaction
Step 3. Additional Documentation Required
Following the completion of your online enrolment form, you will be sent an email with the following fillable pdf forms. These are required prior to your child commencing care to confirm the enrolment process.
- Risk Minimisation and Communication Plan
- Social Media Release Form
Step 4. Enrolment Fee
A non- refundable $35.00 enrolment fee is payable prior to commencing in care. Direct Debit payment information will be emailed upon enrolment. Alternatively, you can come into the Children Services Building to pay via EFTPOS.
Educators set their own hourly fees based on their qualifications, experience, environments, and other services provided. Fees and charges can be discussed directly with your chosen educator.
Contact the federal governments Family Assistance Office to find out whether you are eligible for Government Child Care Subsidy.
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