Northern Rivers Children's Services Limited Caring for the community since 1980

 

Parents and Guardians pageNorthern Rivers Children's Services


Welcome to Northern Rivers Family Day Care Parent/Guardian Area.
We have provided the selection list below to assist you to find the information you require. If you need further assistance please contact us.

Are you interested in becoming a Family Day Care Educator (Carer)? click here for more information

For General Information about Family Day Care and answers for frequently asked questions click here

For the types of care available click here

For Areas covered by our service click here

Priority of access Guidelines and wait list arrangements for Child Care Places click Here

Fee information/CCB click here

To view or download our latest Family Bulletin click here

Childcare Application Procedure

application -> educator interview -> enrolment appointment

1. Fill out our online application form and submit, or download, print and post or fax.

2. We will then contact you to let you know we have received your application.

3. We will advise you when we have found a suitable educator to meet your childcare needs.

4. You will then be able to organise a time that is convenient to meet and interview the available educator/s.

5. When you decide to go ahead with a childcare arrangement we will proceed with the enrolment. Please complete the relevant enrolment form for submission at your enrolment appointment (see below).

You will need to bring the following items to your enrolment appointment.

  • Proof of Immunisation (History statement)
  • Parent Photo Identification
  • Centrelink CRN (Customer Reference Numbers) for Parent claiming Child Care Benefit (CCB) and children using care.
  • Any current relevant court documents
  • Current health management plans if you have one
  • $20.00 cash/cheque/EFTPOS enrolment fee.
  • completed enrolment form download

 

Helpful Links and Contacts

For immunisation information:

Medicare Australia
tel 1800653809
www.human services.gov.au

To register for Child Care Benefit and to obtain CRN’s (Customer Reference Numbers).

CCB and CRN
Family Assistance Office
tel 136150
www.human services.gov.au


MyChild website - for information on Children's Services                                                                                            www.mychild.gov.au

Educational Leader Insert -  Transition to School

Useful Links for Parents

The following Links include information that may be useful, interesting or relevant to families in the Northern Rivers area.


Raising Children Network – The Official Australian Parenting Website from Newborns to Teens.
Raising Children Network

NSW Health
http://www.health.nsw.gov.au/

Australian Children’s Education and Quality association
ACECQA

Starting Blocks - Your first step into early childhood education and care

www.startingblocks.gov.au

YWCA - Goonellabah
HOME - Social Futures

Child and Family Health
www.ncahs.nsw.gov.au

Good For Kids | Parents
www.goodforkids.nsw.gov

The Children's Hospital at Westmead
www.chw.edu.au

Kids and Traffic Early Childhood Road Safety Education Program
www.kidsandtraffic.mq.edu.au

Kidsafe – Child Accident Prevention Association of Australia
www.kidsafe.com.au

Go for 2 Fruit and 5 Vegetable children’s healthy eating website
www.gofor2and5.hstprdweb01.perthix.net

Parenting and Child Health
www.cyh.com

Department of Education
Home - NSW Department of Education

Get Up and Grow – Healthy Eating and Physical Activity for Early Childhood
Department of Health | Get Up & Grow: Healthy Eating and Physical Activity for Early Childhood resources

Family and Community Services – NSW Government
www.community.nsw.gov.au

Circle of Security Parenting Training
http://www.circleofsecurity.net

Tresillian Family Care Centres
www.tresillian.net

Australian Hearing -
www.hearing.com.au

Immunise Australia Program
immunise.health.gov.au

The Child Support Agency
www.csa.gov.au