Family Day Care

As an accredited Family Day Care provider, Windermere has over 100 educators across South East Melbourne and West Gippsland. Family Day Care is a gift your child will enjoy every day, all year round.

We are currently taking enrolments. Speak to one of the team to secure your place today.


Explore our qualified educators or phone the team on 1300 946 337.

What is Family Day Care?

Family Day Care is a type of in home child care, run from the homes of our 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 on our Family Day Care Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) page.

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 offer a flexible, high quality child care program that is personalised to suit your child's individual needs.

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:

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

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

Family Day Care Provider Accreditation

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

Places are available for the remainder of 2023 and 2024.

Enrol now!

Common Family Day Care Questions 

Below are two of our most frequently asked questions about in home child care.

What is the ratio for Family Day Care?

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

Is Family Day Care eligible for the Child Care Subsidy?

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

Read about the Funding Options.

See our full Family Day Care FAQs.

**Windermere is committed to protecting the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people** 

For more information, read our Protecting Children Policy.

To find out whether Family Day Care is suitable for your child, see our Childcare Options page 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 

Explore available educators in your area by searching our online educator profiles. 

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