Family Day Care

Mission Australia Family Day Care is more than just child care.

It’s a unique form of child care where children receive individualised attention to support their learning and development. Family Day Care is conducted in small groups in the homes of registered educators. Mission Australia registers high quality, trained and professional educators to provide individualised care and education. All educators comply with the National Regulations and the National Quality Standards are fully insured and are supported closely by Mission Australia staff. 

Key information for Parents
  • Children & families experience stability and consistency with the one educator
  • Children & families develop genuine, trusting relationships with their educator and settle quickly
  • Individualised learning programs focus on each child’s interests and strengths
  • All homes are assessed and closely monitored for ongoing stability and safety
  • Regular safety checks of homes
  • Educators are professionals and qualified
  • Family Day Care Educators receive support through regular home visits by Mission Australia staff, advice, professional development and guidance
 Types of Care
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • Casual
  • Emergency
  • Before and After School
  • Vacation Care
  • Evening and weekend care
 Group Learning
  • Formal playgroups provided by the Mission Australia Educational Leader
  • Informal playgroups at other educators’ homes
  • Gatherings at local parks
  • Story time and library sessions
 Benefits of Family Day Care
  • Affordable
  • Relaxed home environments
  • Ability to have siblings together in the same environment
  • Flexible
  • Stimulating
  • Small groups

Mission Australia Family Day Care Locations:

South Western SydneyWestern SydneyTasmania

Our office is located in the Mission Australia Child and Family Centre at Miller. We have educators located throughout the South West of Sydney.

Our office is based in the Mission Australia building in Kingswood. Our educators are located throughout Western Sydney and the Hawkesbury.

Our office is based in the Malangenna Complex in Devonport.  We have educators based throughout Tasmania.

Areas Serviced: Liverpool, Campbelltown, Casula Areas Serviced: Blacktown, Penrith Areas Serviced: Launceston, Devonport
Office Address: 88 Shropshire Street, Miller NSW Office Address: 46 Bringelly Road, Kingswood Office Address: 32-36 Valley Road, Devonport


Interested in becoming a Family Day Care Educator?

Imagine combining your passion for young children, creativity and learning with your own small business.
Being a Family Day Care Educator is rewarding, inspiring and interesting. You are your own boss, working from home, networking, learning and being supported by Mission Australia.

To get the ball rolling you will need to apply for:

  • A Working with Children Check
  • A PRODA number
  • A Criminal History Check

Further information about becoming an educator.  

Family Day Care Australia:

Family Day Care NSW:

Working with Children Check:


Criminal History Check: TBA