Family Day Care Provider

As an accredited Family Day Care provider, Windermere has over 80 educators across South East Melbourne and West Gippsland. Family Day Care is a gift your child will enjoy every day, all year round.

Explore some of our highly qualified educators, enquire below or phone the team on 1300 946 337.

What is Family Day Care?

Family Day Care is a form of in home child care, run from the homes of our high quality early childhood education and care professionals (educators). Set in a nurturing home environment, our educators offer personalised play based learning programs, with small group sizes guaranteed to aid your child's individual development.
Learn more about Family Day Care in our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page here.

Enquire about Windermere Family Day Care today

Family Day Care Provider Accreditation

Windermere is approved as a Family Day Care provider by the Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQF). We provide Family Day Care in line with the National Quality Framework (NQF). We select only the best educators to ensure our high quality in home child care is maintained.

Why Windermere is the No. 1 Family Day Care Provider

With over 150 years’ experience working with children, Windermere is regarded as the leading Family Day Care Provider in South East Victoria. We work closely with our educators to ensure they are equipped to offer a flexible, high quality child care program that is personalised to suit your child's individual needs.

Before allocating your child to an educator’s in home child care environment, we work closely with you to ensure your child is matched with a suitable educator to meet your specific requirements and child's personality and temperament.

As a Family Day Care provider, Windermere supports you through your child’s growth and development by providing:

  • Feedback on your child's placement
  • Matching your child to the right educator
  • Regular communication such as newsletters
  • Access to playgroups and networks to aid socialisation and development

Our Family Day Care program is available for children 0 to 12 years.

Places are still available for 2021, enrol now!

In Home Child Care Specific Questions 

Below are two of our most frequently asked questions. Click here to view our complete list of Family Day Care Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs).

What is the ratio for Family Day Care?

Each of our Family Day Care educators may have up to four preschool aged children or under, and seven children in total in their care at any one time.

What do Family Day Care costs look like?

As an accredited and authorised Family Day Care provider, Windermere gives you full access to eligible government payments including the Child Care Subsidy (CCS).

Find out more about your Funding Options here.


If you're interested in providing your child with high quality child care in a nurturing home-based environment, enquire today via the form below or speak to one of the team on 1300 946 337.

**Windermere is committed to protecting the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people** For more information, read our Protecting Children Policy here.


To find out whether Family Day Care is suitable for your child, read more on our Childcare Options pages or read through our FAQs.


Are you a qualified educator who likes the sound of our Family Day Care program? Join today and work with an organisation who understands your needs.

Find an Educator 

To explore some of the educators in your areas, simply search through our online educator profiles for a conveniently located educator that meets your needs. 

For best results, include your street name and suburb. 

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