Latrobe City Family Day Care is a high quality early learning and care service for children from six weeks to 12 years of age provided from the educator's home.
Family Day Care offers the flexibility and warmth of a home environment with the consistency of one educator to provide the care and learning suitable to your child’s needs.
This service is managed and operated by the Family Day Care Coordination Team. They are the first point of contact for advice and information or to enrol your child.
Enrol your child
Please call to arrange an appointment to enrol your child. Appointments are available at Latrobe City Council service centres in Traralgon, Morwell and Moe. Please contact the Family Day Care Coordination Team on 1300 367 700 or 5128 5623.
8am-6pm , weekdays $7.50, per child, per hour
Administration levy $0.90 per child, per hour
Outside Standard Hours
6pm-8am, weekdays $8, per child, per hour
$10.50, per child, per hour
If a Public Holiday falls on a booked care day, and your child does not attend, the standard rate of a $7.30 per hour will apply.
Per family, per trip $0.95 per 1 km
- Breakfast, per child $3
- Lunch, per child $3.50
- Dinner $4
- Snacks $2
Child Care Benefit
Parents/Guardians may be eligible to receive Child Care Benefit, which will reduce the cost of your Family Day Care. The percentage of the benefit will vary according to personal circumstances. Contact the Family Assistance Office (FAO) on 136 150, or visit a Centrelink Office to apply or for mor information. You will need our Family Day Care Provider Number 555 003 774X to apply.
Please ensure that you apply for your CCB prior to your child commencing care.
Parent/Guardians will be charged 100% of their fee for all absences. Child Care Benefit can be claimed for 42 allowable absences. Absences in excess of 42 require supporting documentation.
Parent/Guardians are required to notify care providers of any changes to their booking. Failure to do so may incur a penalty of $10.00. Child Care Benefit will not apply.
No Jab No Play
The Victorian Government’s new 'No Jab, No Play' immunisation legislation came into effect on 1 January 2016.
If you are enrolling your child in early childhood education and care services you now need to ensure they are up to date with their vaccinations or have an approved exemption. This includes long day care, kindergarten, occasional care and family day care.
Becoming a family day care educator
If you would like information on becoming a Family Day Care Educator please download the Information for Educators Booklet(DOC, 6MB) or contact the Team Leader on 1300 367 700 or 5128 5627.
For all enquiries please contact 1300 367 700 or 5128 5623.