Scallywags is an approved child care service that offers Child Care Benefit and Child Care Rebate to families to assist with the cost of care and complies with the Commonwealth Governments Priority of Access Guidelines.
Scallywags is an approved child care service that offers Child Care Benefit to families to assist with the cost of care and complies with the Commonwealth Governments Priority of Access Guidelines.
Parents interested in enrolling their child need to complete the following steps:
- A copy of the completed Waiting List/Registration Form must be returned to Scallywags with a non refundable deposit of $5.50 to secure your place on the waiting list.
- The lists are reviewed regularly and parents are contacted as vacancies arise. When a suitable vacancy becomes available, parents are contacted and an enrolment pack is sent to them with further information.
- When the completed enrolment form, birth verification and immunisation statement have been received, your child will be enrolled in the centre. Please note that completed enrolment information MUST be received prior to the child commencing in care.
Families are invited for one or more orientation visits prior to commencing care. During the orientation visits families will be provided with a tour, introduced to staff and given information regarding routines, collection requirements and the attendance register. Orientation visits are planned to cater for each families needs.
Payment of Fees
Fees are charged at the end of each week, allowing for additional occasional care hours. Public holidays, absent days and holidays must be paid for. Child Care Benefit (CCB) and Child Care Rebate (CCR) are available. Fees can be paid at the Scallywags office between 8.30am to 2.00pm for EFTPOS & cash payments. Fees can also be paid by direct debit or internet banking.
Fees should be paid a week in advance and the centre reserves the right to terminate a child's enrolment in the event of outstanding unpaid fees.
Children are permitted to have 42 'allowable' absences per financial year, to cover sick, occasional days and holidays. Medical certificate or other documentation will be required if a child exceeds 42 days.
The Educators at Scallywags are happy to assist you settle your child and have a number of strategies in place to assist you. Please feel free to phone at any time of day to see how your child has settled in.