What is CASS-Chinese Family Day Care (CFDC)?
CASS-Chinese Family Day Care is an approved child care service. It is a fully accredited community based Scheme run by non-profit organization. It arranges quality care services for young children in the homes of registered educators. It also provides training and supervision to registered educators. All CFDC educators are selected, trained and monitored by professional staff under government regulations.
Who can use it?
The service is available to families within Sydney Metropolitan Region. It is designed for children between the ages of 0-5, but is also open to children attending primary school who need care before and after school hours or during school holidays.
Options of care
Provide flexible FDC services to meet families’ needs
Minimum of 8 hours per day
Long day care, before and after school hour care, occasional care, weekend care and vacation care
Number of children
Each CFDC educator can care for up to 4 children between the ages of 0-5 and up to 7 children between the ages of 0-12 at any one time (including the educator’s own children).
Fees are set on an hourly basis at current rates. Families using our Family Day Care Service are eligible for Child Care Benefit (CCB) and may be able to receive Child Care Rebate (CCR).
Who are CFDC educators?
All CFDC educators are carefully selected and are under on-going supervision by our professional staff. They provide quality child care according to National Quality Standard. They can speak English, Chinese or Vietnamese. All CFDC educators need:
To participate in an carer orientation training course
To undergo a Home Safety Check
To undertake a Working with Children Check
To have Certificate III in Children's Services
To have a First Aid Certificate
To undertake anaphylaxis & emergency asthma management training
To have insurance cover
To participate in ongoing training
Where can you find CFDC educators?
We currently provide FDC services in the following areas:
There are new educators from different suburbs joining us every month. If you are looking for CFDC educators outside the above listed areas please ring us for the most updated information.
Any families who wish to enroll their child in our CASS Family Day Care Service or any person is interested in becoming a registered educator please contact: CASS-Chinese Family Day Care on 9718 3999