What is In-Home Child Care Service?

NSW In-Home Child Care Services (NSWIHCS) is a brokerage, sponsored by the NSW Family Day Care Association Inc, and funded by the Department of Education Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR).

The NSWIHCS out sources In-Home Child Care for families who meet the eligibility criteria. It appoints a licensed child care services such as Ballina Byron Family Day Care that can demonstrate the necessary criteria called the In-Home Child Care Service Provider (IHCSP) to oversee the best practice aspects of care provision, including recruiting and training educators, interviewing families and providing day to day support and monitoring of the In-Home Child Care placement.

In-Home Child Care is a flexible form of child care where care provided in the child’s home by an approved educator is monitored and supported by an approved agency (Service Provider) to ensure quality outcomes for children.


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