The government recognises the community wide benefits from Early Childhood Education and Care as:
|Contributing to enhanced healthy child development
|Helping overcome social disadvantage
|Better transitioning of children into school
|Reducing the risk of harm to vulnerable children
|Increasing workforce participation
From the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare 2015
Family Day Care
Port Stephens & Newcastle Family Day Care has been operating home-based quality child care in Port Stephens for over 25 years and has now extended into the Newcastle, Maitland, Dungog and Cessnock.
Medowie BASC (Before & After School Care)
Medowie OOSH is dedicated to providing high quality care that is engaging and interactive, blending structured and unstructured play within the bounds of a safe environment.
Mobile Preschool Activity Van
Offers a challenging and stimulating educational program that provides opportunities for children to try new experiences, practice new skills and enjoy play at their personal developmental level.
Raymond Terrace OOSH (Out Of School Hours)
At Raymond Terrace OOSH we aim to provide a safe and nurturing environment for your children. We are committed to providing a quality, fun program that is child focused and caters for the individual development needs of the child.
Port Stephens Vacation Care is dedicated to supporting families and our community by providing quality care to children.