WCS Family Day Care

FDC kidsWCS Family Day Care provides professional and supervised care for children from birth to 13 years of age in the private homes of qualified educators throughout the ACT.

What does our Family Day Care Offer?

We offer:

•    Play-based curriculum programs that promote learning and social development
•    A safe and caring home environment
•    Recognition that your child is an individual
•    Small group setting        
•    Playgroups twice weekly
•    Support to children with additional needs.

What types of care are provided?

We provide flexible hours and care options covering before and after school, during school holidays, evenings, overnight, weekends and emergencies.

About our educators

Our educators are friendly, passionate and have your child’s best interests at heart.

They are qualified in childcare and participate in ongoing professional development. They are employed and supported by Woden Community Service - who has over 40 years of experience in providing childcare services.

Availability and fees

Family Day Care Fees
Standard Hours $9.65 per child per hour
Non Standard Hours $11.40 per child per hour
Irregular/Casual Hours $11.40 per child per hour
Additional Hours $11.40 per child per hour
Weekly Administration Fee $14.10 per child

$7.24 per 15 minutes or part thereof
$8.55 per 15 minutes or part thereof
$8.55 per 15 minutes or part thereof

Commonwealth Government Child Care Benefit is available for eligible families.

Become a Family Day Care Educator

There are currently employment opportunities for new Family Day Care Educators. Click here for more information.

Policies & The Law

To view or download WCS's Family Day Care Policies, click here. This requires a login, available from your childcare service.

Click on the below links to access the Education and Care Services National Law Act and Regulations:

Download: Education and Care Services National Law Act 2010

Link: Education and Care Services National Regulation 2011


Want to know more?

For more information, please contact the Family Day Care Manager on (02) 6234 6854 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Acknowledgement of Country

"Woden Community Service acknowledges the Ngunnawal people as the traditional owners of this land and their continuing connection to land and community. We also acknowledge Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples who have come from other nations to live on Ngunnawal land. We pay our respects to their cultures, ancestors and elders past, present and future."