Thankyou for taking the time to explore the possibilities of placing your child with us at

Ballina Byron Family Day Care.

It’s natural to have lots of questions when you are looking for care for your child.

It is important that you and your family trust & feel comfortable with your chosen child care service

When you register with Ballina Byron Family Day care, our coordinators will guide you through our registration process providing you with peace of mind that your selection of Educator and environment suits your needs.

Your Educator & coordinator will become a very important person in your child’s life. You will develop a strong partnership built on mutual respect to ensure your child gets the best possible care.

How to Enrol?

Step 1

Complete our online application for care form under the parent tab.

Submit directly online or contact our helpful administration team on 66867799 who will take down your details.

Step 2

Once we have received your application for care you will be placed on our waiting list. You will be contacted by our co-ordinators to discuss your individual childcare needs and availability of care.

Step 3 

As soon as a vacancy occurs in the area you have nominated you will be contacted by a co-ordinator who will arrange a convenient interview time with you at our office or at your home.

Prior to this interview we will ask you to complete an online enrolment form.  We will also ask you to provide the following documents before starting care:

  • Medicare AIR Immunisation History Statement or
  • Medicare AIR Immunisation History Form or
  • Medicare AIR Immunisation Medical Exemption Form
  • Contact Department of Human Services to be assessed for Child Care Subsidy Ph: 136 150

During the interview you will be provided with our parent kit containing valuable information about our family day care service and a child’s broad brim hat. At this interview you will be given referrals to one or two educators who may match your needs. Educator contact details will be given to you to arrange a visit to view their family day care service. There is a non-refundable fee of $60 for the enrolment process.

Step 4

After you have visited an educator and if you have agreed to take the childcare vacancy we ask that you contact the office and inform our administration team of your decision. If you decide not to take the referral you will be given the opportunity to remain on our wait list for when another vacancy becomes available.


"Becoming a Family Daycare Educator has been a wonderfully enriching experience. Everyday is different and I am able to apply my creativity, enthusiasm and compassion in a way that contributes positive..."

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