City of Cockburn, PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC, Western Australia, 6965
Telephone: (08) 9411 3444

Child Care Services

The City of Cockburn provide a range of child care services to assist families with their individual childcare needs.


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Family Day Care

Family Day Care

The City of Cockburn Family Day Care Service is a home based child care service, providing quality early childhood education and care in the approved homes of registered Family Day Care Educators, who operate in compliance of Child Care legislation. 

  • This Service, part of the Commonwealth Children's Services Program, is well established having commenced in August 1978, and operates across the southern suburb's of Perth.  Areas include the Cities of Cockburn, Melville, Fremantle and the Town of East Fremantle across to Cannington and Armadale; 
  • Commonwealth Child Care Benefit and the 50% Child Care Rebate available for eligible families.  Parents apply for childcare subsidy by contacting the Department of Human Services on 13 61 50 and obtaining the CRN for the enrolling parent and the children
  • Before school care, after school care and school aged vacation care are able to be provided within the Family Day Care Services (dependent on available vacancies).

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In Home care

In Home Child Care

The City of Cockburn In Home Child Care Service operates with Service Registered In Home Child Care Educators who provide quality early childhood education and care in the child's family home.  An IHC Service, whilst part of the Commonwealth Children's Services Program, is not a mainstream childcare service such as Family Day Care. 

Families must continue to meet specific eligibility criteria, including:

  • The family continues to be unable to access an existing mainstream childcare service, and will additionally meet one of the following criteria:
  • The family currently has three or more children under Pre-Primary School age;
  • The family has a child or parent who has an illness or disability;
  • The parent(s) work hours are non-standard.

The Commonwealth Child Care Benefit and 50% Child Care R3ebate is available for eligible families from the Department of Human Services on 13 61 50  ( formerly Centrelink and Family Assistance Office ).  Parent need to apply for childcare subsidies and obtain their CRN for the enrolling parent and for each child.

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MEET THE TEAM:

CONTACT US:

  • Child Care Services Manager: 
    Sandra Taylor
  • Family Day Care Service: 
    Sandra Taylor
  • In Home Care Co-ordinator: 
    Elyce Langmead

For further information on any of our services please contact us from the details below:

Child Care Services Co-ordination Unit

Address: 90 Cordelia Ave, Coolbellup 6163
Phone: 08 9411 3301
Fax: 08 9411 3330
Email:
daycare@cockburn.wa.gov.au

 

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In Home Care Team 

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