The emphasis in Family Day Care is on security, warmth, learning and FUN in a home environment. There is no fixed routine but there are plenty of FUN activities for the children including singing, storytelling, music, make-believe, dressing up, playdough and more. Our Carers attend programmed playgroups and also take children on excursions and outings in the local community.
The Upper Hunter Family Day Care scheme has been operating for over 20 years. With the coordination unit based at Scone it services Muswellbrook, Scone, Merriwa and Murrurundi.
Children between the age of six (6) weeks and twelve (12) years are nurtured in a small group setting and through the carer's individualised programming are encouraged to further develop their skills and knowledge. Family Day Care is available to all families in all situations and this can include care for children whose parents/guardians are:-
Looking to work with us? We'd love to hear from you. You can check Council's Positions Vacant page for all the latest job vacancies or make enquiries by ringing Family Day Care direct.
Upper Hunter Family Day Care
Phone: 02 6540 1151
Upper Hunter Shire Council is a local government authority and provides an extensive array of services including health and building; town planning; aged care; sporting and recreational facilities; roads; libraries; garbage collection; airport facilities; saleyards; public venues; water; children, youth and families and tourist information.