Supporting families in southern suburbs of Brisbane, Ipswich, and Logan areas.
Supporting families in Gold Coast and surrounding areas.
Running your own family day care at home with the support of YMCA Brisbane.
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At Family Day Care, your child has the benefit of exploration, learning through play and growing in a home environment. Family Day Care offers high quality, home-based early learning child care from experienced educators. Our qualified educators deliver personalised care in their own home, taking on no more than four children under four, with a maximum of seven which includes school aged children. For parents seeking a nurturing learning setting, Family Day Care offers a government-approved alternative to child care centres.
YMCA Family Day Care services connect families with qualified and trustworthy educators across Brisbane and the Gold Coast. We are an Approved Service with a broad network of educators. We are an established service with over 30 years’ experience in the Family Day Care industry, we assist in matching you with a Family Day Care educator that meets your personal needs.
Our Family Day Care provides:
Contact our passionate educators in either Brisbane or the Gold Coast to learn more about our services and arrange a meet and greet.
YMCA provides families with trusted Family Day Care services in Brisbane and the Gold Coast by focusing on:
All educators registered with the YMCA Family Day Care Services must go through an extensive assessment process including
All of the above ensures our Educators meet all requirements of the National Early Childhood Education and Care Law, Regulations and National Quality Framework, Family Assistance Law, YMCA Policies and Procedures.
Family Day Care Educators are required to have attained or be completing a minimum of a Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care. They will also have a current First Aid and CPR Certificate, current and positive Working with Children Blue Care Notice. They will also be required to have a Criminal History Check completed before being contracted with the service.
The YMCA Family Day Care team provides ongoing support and mentoring to the educators through regular visits by the Coordinator, Educational Leader and other member of the team. Included in these visits is the review of the educational program and practice, a well-being check on the educator and children in care, and compliance checks.
Educators are the heart of Family Day Care services. All YMCA approved educators will have access to regular training courses and a wide variety of resources to create a quality child care environment at home.
Our YMCA coordinators work closely with families and educators to make sure your children have the best experience and learning opportunities. Families may request a coordinator to provide an extra visit to an educator to assist on any matters.
We provide children with experiences that nurture their interests and provide them with fun, engaging, and safe learning opportunities.
YMCA is proud to offer child care at an affordable price.
Each Family Day Care educator being self-employed sets their own fees within a fee range set by the service.
We are happy to assist in partnering you with a Family Day Care Educators that matches your individual needs and will help your children thrive.
Choosing the style of care that’s right for your family is important. Family Day Care provides high quality care for your children and offers a range of additional benefits.