Stop by our child friendly office — there is a play area for the children — and find out how the Child Care Resource and Referral Program can support you. Providing service to the Sunshine Coast from Port Mellon to Egmont.
Families can get information on choosing quality child care, referrals to child care that best suits their needs, assistance with child care subsidy applications, workshops and access to a lending library of toys, books and parenting information.
Services to child care providers include referrals to families, information, consultation services, professional development and networking opportunities, and a lending library of toys and resources.
A Quality Child Care Program Has:
- A clean, comfortable, and healthy environment
- Warm and friendly caregivers
- Indoor and outdoor play
- A variety of stimulating and age-appropriate activities
- Positive behavior guidance
- Practices that promote children’s self-esteem and independence
- A daily routine
Quality child care promotes positive social, emotional, cognitive and physical development. Quality child care meets the needs of your child and your family. Take the time to visit several child care programs to meet several caregivers. This will help you learn what is best for you and for your child.