Family day care is a child care service offering personalised care by a qualified educator in a safe and nurturing home environment.
Educators work with small groups of no more than four children under school age at any one time. At Le Cocon Family Day Care, educators may care for up to three additional school age children during school holidays.
Le Cocon Family Day Care offers care for children from 10 months.
Le Cocon Family Day Care is registered with Ballina Byron Family Day Care, an approved service that carries out regular visits to provide support and ensure compliance.
Family day care services are eligible to receive the Australian Government’s Child Care Subsidy.
Family day care services comply with the National Quality Framework and state requirements.
Benefits of family day care
Smaller groups of children mean strong, trusting relationships with one main educator.
Less spread of contagious disease.
Children typically develop relationships that go from a young age through to primary school years.
Siblings can be cared for together in the same home.