Regulatory Authority – Department of Education and Early Childhood Development Website: www.education.vic.gov.au/licensedchildservices,
E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, GPO Box 4367, Melbourne 3001, Phone: 1300 307 415, Fax: (03) 9651 3586
Professional Support Coordinator – Gowrie Victoria
www.gowrievictoria.org.au/ProfessionalLearning/ProfessionalSupportCoordinator.aspx Freecall: 1800 103 670 Phone: (03) 9362 2210
Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority – www.gowrievictoria.org.au/ProfessionalLearning/ProfessionalSupportCoordinator
Freecall: 1800 103 670 Phone: (03) 9362 2210
ACECQA is funded by the Australian Government and guides the implementation of the National Quality Framework for Early Childhood Education and Care nationally and ensures consistency in delivery. Website: http://www.acecqa.gov.au, phone 1300 4 ACECQA (1300 422 327)
Hand Me Downs – Quality second hand and new designer clothing, toys and furniture. Show your Foundations Family Day Care identification for a discount on your purchase!383 Forest Rd, The Basin. 9761 2855. Facebook (handmedownsthebasin) or www.handmedowns.com.au
The Compass Group – Foundations Family Day Care is serious about building a successful family day care business that totally supports the staff, Educators and Families who use and work with our service.
The Compass Group (TCG) will help you to be financially successful: They have the tools and ability to help ensure you are structured in the right way to minimise tax, reduce risk and be able to handle financial paperwork easily and efficiently. TCG can be contacted on 9735 0844 or at email@example.com.
Home Based Education and Care Association – HBECA is a Not For Profit organisation dedicated to everyone involved in Family Day Care and In Home Care, including Educators, staff, families, children and services. The current Executive Director of HBECA is our own Director, Kathi Hewitson. You can contact HBECA on 0421 599 416 for advice, support, referral and training
Family Day Care Australia – FDCA is the peak body for Family Day Care in Australia. As well as promoting and advocating for Family Day Care, FDCA provides a comprehensive range of insurance for Family Day Care Educators. Website: www.familydaycare.com.au, phone 1800 621 218 or member services 1800 658 699.
Victorian Family Day Care Educators’ Association – this great group is run completely by current Educators who are experienced in Family Day Care.
All members and executive are working educators and all positions within the organisation are voluntary. Phone 9830 1749
Box Hill TAFE 1300 269 445
Chisholm TAFE 1300 244 746
Community Child Care (03) 9486 3455
Holmesglen TAFE (03) 9564 1555
Morrison House (03) 9736 1457
Noah’s Ark Child Care Support Agency (03) 8823 8600
Northern Metropolitan Institute of TAFE (03) 9269 1200
Swinburne University of Technology 1300 275 794
The Gowrie 1800 103 670
Training Unlimited (03) 9264 8666
Upper Yarra Community House (UYCH) (03) 5967 1776
VIGSEG (03) 9383 2533
Practical Outcomes 1300 799 610