District Council of Orroroo Carrieton Offering $5,000 Startup Grant to Potential Family Day Care Providers

September 24, 2023 11:36 pm in by

The District Council of Orroroo Carrieton is addressing a childcare deficit by offering a $5,000 startup grant to potential Family Day Care (FDC) providers.

This move comes as they await State Government action on childcare recommendations.

A 2022 survey revealed a demand for 12 daily long daycare spots, with over 70% indicating they’d work or study if they had access to childcare.

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Providers need childcare certification, and their homes must be assessed.

The grant covers initial setup costs, upskilling, and equipment, with a 12-month service commitment.

More info here.