Flexible Sessions Get the most out of you Child Care Subsidy (CCS)

Flexible Hours Allow You To Get The Most Out Of Your Subsidy

The new Child Care Subsidy (CCS) makes early childhood learning more affordable for many Australian families. It is designed with flexibility in mind.

Every family is different. As such, there is no "one size fits all" solution when it comes to early childhood education and care.

With the above in mind, Kinder Kare is now giving families the freedom to choose which hours best suit their child care needs.

You will be able to choose from our nine-hour, ten-hour or full day sessions in order to make the most out of the Child Care Subsidy (CCS).

Our Flexible Sessions are designed to reduce your out of pocket costs and increase access to subsidised hours.

This new flexible model is part of our commitment to providing you with greater access to quality early childhood education.

This is essential for the 12-24 months before your little one heads to big school where a comprehensive preschool program is needed to get them ready for the rigours of Primary School.

For more in depth information, on the rules and regulations around the administration of the CCS please see our comprehensive guide on the Child Care Subsidy.

Alternatively, you can visit the Department of Human Services' website.

 

 

Helping You Get The Most Out Of Your Child Care Subsidy (CCS)

Hours

Families on a CCS of 72 Hours per fortnight can use 9 Hour sessions to get up to 4 days per week of child care fully subsidised.

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Families on a CCS of 100 Hours per fortnight can use 10 Hour sessions to get up to 5 days per week of child care fully subsidised.

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For families that need full day care. Our operating hours are 6:30AM to 6:30PM. The longest operating hours in the Campbelltown shire.

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Flexible Session Rules

The rules are simple. With Flexible Sessions, you get:

1. Choose Your Drop Off / Pick Up Time

There are no limits on session start / end times within licensed operating hours of 6:30am to 6:30 pm.

2. Grace Period Of 30 Minutes

If you're late, don't stress. There's a 30 minute grace period each day - as long as you're within our extended operating hours of 6:30am to 6:30pm.

3. No Late Fees Within Our Extended Operating Hours

No additional fees payable if you're early or late. As long as you're picking up and dropping off within our extended operating hours of 6:30am to 6:30pm.

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Out Of Pocket

 

Expenses

$15.00 Per Day *

Ages 0-2 Years

$15.00 Per Day *

Ages 2-3 Years

$13.50 Per Day *

Ages 3-5 Years

* Based on 85% Child Care Subsidy. 24 hours per fortnight or more. 12 Hour Session. After EOY Reconciliation

Speak to our friendly staff about our Child Care Philosophy. See how you can give your child the best start in life

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Out Of Pocket Expenses

If you know your CCS Hours and Percentage, you can use this online CCS calculator to see what your subsidy will cover and estimate your weekly out of pocket expenses.

Need Help?

If you are experiencing any problems with the Child Care Subsidy (CCS) please phone Centrelink on 136 150.

Highest NQF Ranked Family Owned & Run Child Care In The Local Area *

Number 1 Ranked Preschool Program In Local School Catchment Area

347 Graduates From Our Preschool Program Over 12 Years

* Kinder Kare is the highest ranked family owned & operated child care service in Macquarie Fields, Macquarie Links, Glenfield, Minto and Denham Court according to National Quality Framework (NQF) ratings

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    I don’t usually leave reviews but Kinderkare Macquarie Fields, their whole team is deserving of it. They have taken care of my son Jayron since... read more -

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    Best centre in the area!! All of my 3 girls attended this center ,me and my girls love this center .The staff are highly trained,kind... read more -

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    I don’t usually leave reviews but Kinderkare Macquarie Fields, their whole team is deserving of it. They have taken care of my son Jayron since... read more -

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