Are you looking for someone to care for your child in a safe and friendly environment?

If you are a parent interested in quality home based childcare.The home based setting provides a familiar, safe and secure learning environment.Unico family day care provides experiences which reflect the diversity of your community.


Family Day Care is an approved form of child care that is provided in the family day care educators own home.

Family day care educators are early childhood education and care professionals, registered with a family day care service that is responsible for approving, supporting, training and advising its educators.


If you enjoy the company of children and would like to make a difference in their lives by providing “nurturing care and learning in your own home”, you may like to consider becoming an Educator with Unico Family Day Care.

Regular visits from Coordination Unit staff who will assist you with all aspects of care and education of young children

Enrolling in child care
Once you have chosen a child care service and made sure that the information about their procedures and policies are displayed – including their children’s services licence – the next step is enrolling your child.Fees sets by the educator vary but on average range from $5-$12.50 per hour depending on the location.

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Information you need to provide

When enrolling your child you’ll need to provide the following information:

  • your child’s name and address and details of any special needs
  • information about yourself and any other parents, carers or guardians
  • details of the people who can pick up your child

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Starting child care

There are a range of things you can do to help get your child ready to start child care:

  • arranging play dates with other children that go to the same centre
  • talking to your child about what to expect
  • packing a change of clothes for your child and labelling all belongings

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