FDC vs Centre-Based Care

  • Family Day Care

    Small groups
    Flexible hours & days
    Home-based family like environment
    Affordable and CCS approved
    Local options for regional & rural families
    Personalised care tailored to each child's specific needs
    Siblings stay together
    After school hours and vacation care options
    Fewer children in care means reduced spread of illnesses
  • Family Day Care

    Large groups
    Set hours & days
    Centre-based environment
    CCS approved
    Fewer options for regional & rural families
    Standardised care programs
    Siblings are separated
    Some after school hours and vacation care options
    More children in care means increased spread of illnesses