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Unsure about your child care options? Use our child care compass to find the right care for your family

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  Tools for Parents

Use our comprehensive range of tools to help you with all your child care needs.

Child Care Subsidy Calculator

Child Care Subsidy Calculator

Want to know how much your subsidy entitlement could be? Use our Child Care Subsidy Calculator to learn how much your family could receive.

Cost of Care

Cost of Care

Need to know how much your child care could cost? Use our child care cost widget to find out.

Child Care Compass

Child Care Compass

Unsure about your child care options? Use our Child Care Compass to find the best child care for your family.

Child Care Guide

Child Care Guide

Stressing about child care? Don't! The Careforkids.com.au Child Care Guide is the result of our 15 years' experience.

  Child Care Articles & Tips

Returning to work

Returning to work after a baby is a big step. To make the transition successful you'll need to take some time to ease everyone into the new arrangement.

Managing feelings of mother guilt

Feeling guilty when you put your child into care is normal and signals the emotional attachment and responsibility you feel for your child.

Which child care is best?

Once you understand the different types of child care available, you need to decide which option is the best for you and your family.

Helping your child adjust to care

Many children experience anxiety when starting in care and there is plenty you can do to make the new arrangements less stressful.

Family Benefits and Support

Our child care program gives you access to a Family Benefits and Support initiative designed to help you balance the competing demands of work and family life

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