Please use our online Application for Childcare form to apply for care with us. You can apply for either Early Education Centres or Family Day Care or both.
Please note we do not accept applications for an unborn child.
Read our frequently asked questions and Terms and Conditions before applying. They will provide you with an understanding of how the childcare application process works at Council. Importantly, they also contain information about Australian Government requirements for priority placements of children which we must adhere to. Before applying it is better if you know what priority level your child and your family fall into.
Find out more about our Early Education Centres
View our Family Day Care Educator profiles
A $20 administration fee applies (per child) for your application, irrespective of the number of Family Day Care zones and/or Early Education Centres selected.
Once we have processed your application and you have received our confirmation email, you also have the option of phoning us (9710 0466) and adding more Family Day Care zones and/or Early Education Centres to your preferences.
Please note the one-off $20 fee is non-refundable. Your application will be processed upon receipt of payment. Payment options are outlined on our application page.
Please contact our team on 9710 0466 should you have any queries regarding your application.
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Making changes to existing applications
Anytime after you apply for care with us, you are welcome to make changes to your application. This includes any changes to the following:
- your contact details
- your care preferences
- the date your care is required
- the days you require care for
Please email us (ChildrensServices@ssc.nsw.gov.au) to advise of changes to your requirements. You are welcome to phone us on 9710 0466 if you have any queries regarding changes to your existing application.
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Application for Childcare
Change my booking (existing customers only)
Enquiries can be directed to Children's Services on 9710 0466 or firstname.lastname@example.org