Child care in Loddon

Family Day Care

The following family day care services operate in Loddon Shire:

Bendigo Community Health Services


Phone: 03 5406 1382 Email:

For more information on the family day care services please visit the Bendigo Community Health Services - Family Daycare page. 

Becoming a Family Day Care Provider

If you have a passion to care for children and are interested in running your own business, becoming a Family Day Carer could be for you.

Some of the benefits of being a Family Day Carer include:

  • the ability to run your own business from your own home
  • the ability to set your own hours and days of work
  • the ability to set your own fees
  • a paid social environment for your own children.

What do you need to be a Family Day Carer?

In order to be a Family Day Carer, you need:

  • to hold or be working towards a Certificate three Childrens Services
  • your own home (owned or renting)
  • the ability to undertake a ‘Working with Children Check’ (WCC)
  • A valid National Police Check
  • a pleasant disposition and a love of children.

For more information on becoming a family day care provider refer to the Department of Education's Guide For Family Educators or go to the following 

Bendigo Community Health Service website