FAQs

Parents

What is Childcare Near Me?

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Childcare Near Me is your quick and simple solution to search, review and apply for childcare centres near you! And as a parent, it’s completely free to use our service. We’re dedicated to working closely with you to find the ideal centre for your family. With a combination of 40 years of experience in the childcare space, we have the knowledge and resources to help you through your childcare journey.

How does Childcare Near Me work?

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1. Select your ideal childcare location, whether it’s near home or work.
2. Search our comprehensive list of childcare centres in Australia.
3. Review centre information and features and apply for those that best suit your family.

Does it cost me anything to use Childcare Near Me?

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Childcare Near Me is a completely free resource for parents to use. Please note: once you complete your enrolment at your chosen childcare centre, standard childcare fees apply.

What happens when I click Enquire Now?

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When you click Enquire Now, you are applying to visit your chosen childcare centre to review its suitability for your family. This is not an enrolment, nor are you committed to anything at this stage. We will reach out to you to confirm your centre visit request. We believe that one of the best ways to know that a centre is right for your family is to attend a centre visit in person.

If I click Enquire Now, does that mean I have enrolled in a centre?

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When you click Enquire Now, you’re not enrolled at that particular centre, you’ve only applied to attend a centre visit. This is not an enrolment, nor are you committed to anything at this stage. We will reach out to you to confirm your centre visit request. We believe that one of the best ways to know that a centre is right for your family is to attend a centre visit in person.

What information do you give to the childcare centre?

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When you click Enquire Now, we send your chosen centre the key information required to assess suitability with that centre. This includes your name, your nominated contact details, the number and age of your children, your chosen start date and the days of the week you’re ideally seeking. If you have any extra notes you’d like to attach, please include this on your application form. These details will be sent straight to the Centre Manager of your chosen centre. For full details on how we manage your information, please refer to our privacy policy.

What happens if I applied to a centre but I change my mind?

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If you click Enquire Now for a centre you were interested in but change your mind after your submission has gone through, that’s absolutely fine! All you need to do is contact the Childcare Near Me Help Team on 1800 100 266 or at hello@childcarenearme.com and we can cancel your application.

Where can I learn more about childcare?

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You can access a huge range of childcare information via our Family Blog. If you’re just beginning your childcare journey, download our free e-book Your Guide to Childcare. We have some great tips, advice and key information on what to expect throughout your childcare journey. Happy reading!

Who can I contact for more help?

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You can contact the helpful Childcare Near Me Help Team on 1800 100 266 or at hello@childcarenearme.com.

Centres

What is Childcare Near Me?

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Childcare Near Me is a quick and simple way for parents to search, review and apply to a childcare centre visit at centres around Australia. Our comprehensive site guides parents throughout their childcare journey and allows families to find their ideal childcare centre.

How can my childcare centre feature on Child Care Near Me?

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If you’d like your childcare centre to be featured or would like to update your centre profile, contact on the Childcare Near Me site, please contact our friendly Childcare Near Me Team at mycentre@childcarenearme.com.au.

Does it cost my childcare centre to be featured on Childcare Near Me?

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It doesn’t cost you to feature your centre on Childcare Near Me. If you’d like to feature on Childcare Near Me or update your centre profile contact our friendly Childcare Near Me Help Team on 1800 100 266 or at mycentre@childcarenearme.com.au.

Does Childcare Near Me only feature Long Day Care centres?

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At this time Childcare Near Me features only Long Day Care in Australia.

If a parent clicks Enquire Now, are they applying to enrol at my centre?

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No. If a parent clicks Enquire Now, they are requesting a centre visit, hopefully with the intention to enrol. We recommend that all parents visit their chosen centre in person to make sure it’s the right fit for their family.

How will I know a parent is interested in visiting my childcare centre?

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When a parent is interested in visiting your childcare centre, you’ll receive an email with their request. A member of our friendly Childcare Near Me team will also be in contact to help you arrange a centre visit with the family at a time that’s mutually suitable.

How do I change my childcare centre details?

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If you’d like to amend your childcare centre details, please contact our friendly Childcare Near Me Team on 1800 100 266 or at mycentre@childcarenearme.com.au.

Who can I contact for help?

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You can contact the friendly Childcare Near Me Team on 1800 100 266 or at hello@childcarenearme.com if you have any questions or need a little extra support!