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 endeavor to maintain a fee structure which is affordable and sustainable.
Rates - Long Day Care ( 8.00am to 6.00pm)
Rates - Occasional Care
$11.00 per hour
After School rates $20 Flat rate
Rates - Preschool
8:00am - 3:30pm
Children not eligible for school the following year
Children eligible to attend school the following yearwho are at least 4 years old on or before 31st July in that preschool year and not yet in compulsory schooling
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)
o Occasional Care is a one off booking
o Payment of fees books your child’s position and ensures a placement. Fees falling into arrears are at risk of the position being lost.
o 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:
Fact Sheet 1: Information for families using child care
Fact Sheet 2: What is Child Care Benefit (CCB)?
Fact Sheet 3: What is approved child care?
Fact Sheet 4: What are the different types of approved child care?
Fact Sheet 5: What is registered child care?
Fact Sheet 6: How much Child Care Benefit (CCB) can I get?
Fact Sheet 7: What is the Child Care Benefit (CCB) work, training, study test?
Fact Sheet 8: What are my responsibilities for receiving Child Care Benefit (CCB)?
Fact Sheet 9: Absences from child care—Child Care Benefit (CCB)
Fact Sheet 10: What is the Child Care Tax Rebate (CCTR)?
Fact Sheet 11: Is there extra help I can get with my child care cost?
Fact Sheet 12: What is Jobs, Education and Training (JET) Child Care fee assistance?
Fact Sheet 13: What child care services are available in regional and remote communities?
Fact Sheet 14: Is there any extra assistance for my child with additional needs?
Fact Sheet 15: How do I know if my child is attending a quality service?
Fact Sheet 16: Will my child be given priority for child care services?
Fact Sheet 17: Child Care Access Hotline - to help you find a child care service for your child
Fact Sheet 18: Where do I go for more information on child care?