Family Day Care Service (FDC)

City of Cockburn Family Day Care Service

  • When choosing care for your child, family day care is the natural child care choice
  • Committed to the provision of child care that encompasses nurturing care, early childhood learning, safety, well being and inclusion through quality early learning settings
  • A Not-for-Profit service, successfully operating since August 1978
  • A Commonwealth-Approved Service - eligible parents can receive government child care subsidies to assist with their fee payment

The service focuses on childcare provision for children under school age, however some before and after school care and school vacation care is also offered.

Finding a family day care educator

The service operates across the southern suburbs of Perth. Areas include Cockburn, Melville, Fremantle,  East Fremantle, Cannington and Armadale.

Search for a family day care educator

Please contact Centrelink to obtain the required Customer Reference number (CRN) for the enrolling parent and each child being enrolled into the FDC Service.  You also need to apply for the Commonwealth childcare subsidies at this time.

Become a family day care educator 

If you are interested in becoming a family day care educator, please contact the Family Day Care Service Manager (see below) for more information.

Family Day Care Video

Listen to why Lara loves working at the City of Cockburn Family Day Care Services. 

View the video transcript in related documents below.

More information and contact 

Please contact the City of Cockburn Family Day Care Service Manager on 08 9411 3303 or at [email protected] for more information on family day care, including how to become a family day care educator. 

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City of Cockburn
Whadjuk Boodja
9 Coleville Crescent,
Spearwood 6163

PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965

Office opening hours:
8.30am to 4.30pm
Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays)

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Cockburn Nyungar moort Beeliar boodja-k kaadadjiny. Koora, yeyi, benang baalap nidja boodja-k kaaradjiny.
Ngalak kaadatj dayin boodja, kep wer malayin. Ngalak kaadatj koora koora wer yeyi ngalang birdiya.

City of Cockburn acknowledges the Nyungar people of Beeliar boodja. Long ago, now and in the future they care for Country.
We acknowledge a continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to the Elders, past and present.