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Family Day Care

Family Day Care Services

Family Day Care provides professional, safe, affordable and educational child care in small groups hosted at the home of educators. 

Family Day Care provides:

  • Weekday care
  • Before and after school care
  • Out of hours care such, as evenings and weekends

Why choose Family Day Care?

  • Hours can be flexible with some educators providing weekend  care
  • Care is performed in small groups
  • Educators can look after siblings 
  • You'll have access to playgroup opportunities
  • It provides personalised care for children and families in a comfortable and safe home based setting
  • There are diverse learning opportunities available in the home environment

The benefits of Family Day Care

Family Day Care operates on a low ratio of one adult to four children if under school age, or up to seven children including at least three school age children. Services are offered to children from birth to 12 years.

The low ratio allows educators to develop consistent relationships with you and your child while also enjoying a play-based curriculum that follows your child’s needs, promotes their learning and development and gives them the time to explore the world around them.

We value the opportunity to work in partnership with parents to ensure children are cared for in an environment that enhances their social, emotional and cognitive development and respects the diversity of culture and belief systems. 

Our educators

All of our educators are registered with our Scheme and are required to follow education and care law and regulations, National Quality Standards and Wesley Mission Queensland policies and procedures. Educators are supported and monitored by Wesley Mission Queensland’s Family Day Care coordination team.

Educators are qualified or qualifying in a minimum of Certificate III in Early Childhood, and a number of educators have their Diploma in Children Services and / or Advanced Diploma in Children Services.

Find out what makes Wesley Mission Queensland’s educators so special. Or If you’d like to become a family day care educator you can apply here


Our Family Day Care scheme provides education and care across the inner city and greater Brisbane suburbs, Ipswich, Bayside, Logan, North Lakes and Gold Coast. 

Our scheme office is located at Ashgrove and our coordinators visit all educators regularly, maintaining consistent contact with them also via phone, email, newsletters and through contact at training and other activities including our annual child care conference.

Our Ashgrove office has newly developed playground facilities that provide playgroup and educator gathering opportunities.

Educators are supported to network with other educators and as such are grouped within learning hubs to facilitate support and professional development.

Fees and subsidies

Family Day Care educators set their own fees which must be approved by the Wesley Mission Queensland Family Day Care coordination office. Their fee is based on their own Family Day Care Budget and includes a parent and educator levy charged by the scheme.

How to enrol

To enquire about vacancies or to enrol in Family Day Care contact our team on 07 3151 6160

Apply for Family Day Care