CASS Chinese Family Day Care

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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

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:


Artarmon

Bankstown

Beverly Hills

Bexley North

Burwood

Cabramatta

Campsie

Canley Heights

Canley Vale

Carlingford

Chatswood 

Croydon

Eastlakes

Eastwood

Glenwood

Jannali

Kingsford

Lidcombe

Marsfield

Normanhurst

Parramatta

Padstow

Penshurst

Punchbowl

Regents Park

Riverwood

Rhodes

South Hurstville

Ultimo

Wahroonga

Waitara

Westmead

Wolli Creek

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


ABOUT CASS

CASS was founded in 1981 and is a registered charitable organisation. Its main service objective is to provide a wide range of welfare services to the community, assisting migrants to settle and integrate into the Australian society.

VOLUNTEERS

Since the first day of CASS, volunteers have been one of the major pillars of our organisation. CASS is able to prosper and grow continually because we have a team of dedicated volunteers that we can be proud of.

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CONTACT US

CASS address: 44 - 50 Sixth Avenue, Campsie NSW 2194

•     Tel: (02) 9789 4587 (office hours Mon to Fri, 9am to 4pm)

•     Fax: (02) 9718 6357

•     Website at: www.cass.org.au

•     Email CASS at: cass@cass.org.au

 

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