Child Care

Family Day Care

Family Day Care is provided in the homes of registered educators. Educators can care for up to seven children in total, but no more than four preschoolers at a time. Care can also be provided in an approved venue such as a school.

Family Day Care educators currently work in Alexandra, Castella, Kinglake, Kilmore, Eildon, Flowerdale, Woori Yallock, Healesville, Chum Creek, Yarra Glen, Seville and Millgrove.

A place with Family Day Care is subject to availability.

In Home Child Care

In Home Care educators can care for up to seven children in total, but no more than four preschoolers at a time.In Home Care is provided in the home of the family who meet the following criteria:

  • There is no other child care option that meets their needs
  • The parent/s work shift work or non-standard hours
  • The family live in a rural or remote area
  • A child suffers from an illness or disability
  • A parent suffers from an illness or disability that reduces the family’s capacity to care for their child
  • There are three or more children under school age

The In Home Care program is a capped program and places are subject to availability and educators.

Families using either form of child care may be entitled to government rebates to reduce child care costs. Please ask about these rebates when you speak with one of our child care team members.

You can download the information pack here.(PDF, 669KB)

You can download enrolment forms here.(PDF, 825KB)

To obtain further information contact the Family Day Care team on (03) 5772 0362, 0407 509 531 or email .

Child Care Careers

You can run your own small business, caring for children in their own home and you will be well supported by the Home Based Child Care staff.

If you enjoy the company of children and can see yourself running your own business from home, this could be what you have been looking for.

Murrindindi Home Based Child Care (MHBCC) has positions available to suitable persons to become part of their Family Day Care team.
You can download an information pack here(DOCX, 588KB).

You can download a position description here(DOCX, 43KB).

For more information call (03) 5772 0362, 0407 509 531 or email