The Director and Operations Co-Ordinator are responsible for taking all enrolments.
Grenfell Preschool & Long Day Care Centre is a non-profit organisation. We deliver a high quality educational service which is subsidised by the Federal and State Governments. We endeavour to maintain a fee structure which is affordable and sustainable.
Rates - Long Day Care (7.30am to 6.00pm)
Full Day $110.00
Rates - Occasional Care
$15.00 per hour
Before (7.30am-8.30am) and After School (3.20pm-6pm) rates
Before School Care - $15 per hour
After School Care (3:00 - 6:00pm) - $25 flat rate
Rates - Preschool (8.00am - 3:30pm)
Full Day - $30.00
Equity Children : $5.00
An equity child is one who:
Is at least 3 years old on or before 31 July and from a disadvantaged background (i.e. from a family holding a low income Health Care Card and/or is Aboriginal)
Occasional Care is a one off booking
Payment of fees books your child’s position and ensures a placement. Fees falling into arrears are at risk of the position being lost.
Parents are able to access Child Care Subsidy through the Department of Human Services to assist with fees. The percentage the government will subsidise fees will be dependent upon income.
The following fact sheets are made available by the Federal Government to provide information to families about their child care needs and available assistance. You can find the information regarding the Child Care Subsidy Services HERE. The website covers the topics below:
Information for families using child care
What is Child Care Benefit (CCB)?
What is approved child care?
What are the different types of approved child care?
What is registered child care?
How much Child Care Benefit (CCB) can I get?
What is the Child Care Benefit (CCB) work, training, study test?
What are my responsibilities for receiving Child Care Benefit (CCB)?
Absences from child care—Child Care Benefit (CCB)
What is the Child Care Tax Rebate (CCTR)?
Is there extra help I can get with my child care cost?
What is Jobs, Education and Training (JET) Child Care fee assistance?
What child care services are available in regional and remote communities?
Is there any extra assistance for my child with additional needs?
How do I know if my child is attending a quality service?
Will my child be given priority for child care services?
Child Care Access Hotline - to help you find a child care service for your child.
Where do I go for more information on child care?