Welcome to Family Day Care Cairns

Family Day Care Cairns- Community gardern growing organic produce for the children to take home. Yum!

Here at Family Day Care Cairns we have been providing unique child care and education for over 41 years in Cairns and surrounding regions caring for children aged 6 weeks to school leaving age. We provide a variety of care and education options including day time care, evening care, weekend care, overnight care, before and after school care, vacation care and emergency care. The Scheme is a Community Based / Not for Profit Organisation .

“Family Day Care Cairns has been Assessed and Rated by ACECQA as Exceeding in all 7 National Quality Standards”. 

The coordination team is centrally located at Botanic House in Edge Hill. Family Day Care Cairns is sponsored by Cairns and District Child Care Development Association also a Not for Profit Organisation.

Family Day Care Cairns has professional Care Educators engaged in most areas of Cairns and surrounding suburbs extending to the Northern Beaches, Redlynch Valley, Southern Suburbs including Gordonvale, and the Tablelands.

Family Day Care Cairns Educators are professionals committed to providing high quality child care and education in their home environment.Family Day Care Cairns is a wonderful child care option for all families, with the emphasis on providing a warm, safe and secure environment where children grow and learn.

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Services we offer to the public and to children registered with the scheme:

Forest School

At Forest School, children are allowed time for free flowing, self-fulfilling play to make their own choices, to explore and to connect with nature and the environment, developing an appreciation and respect for the natural environment.


Play Session

Play Sessions are an ideal opportunity for Educators and families to network and whilst supervising and interacting with the children. It is an opportunity to engage in informal training, gain knowledge on experiences and support the children’s development through play.

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