Family Day Care Provider Approval - South Australia

Service summary

This approval is required for care of up to four young children who have not yet commenced school in the Careprovider's home. Both the person and their premises need to be approved.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

Applicants are selected in the first instance on the basis of their initial application and according to the geographic area in which they live. Minimum standards must be met prior to consideration for approval. Assessment against defined competencies may be achieved through training prior to entry.





Administering agency

Department for Education and Child Development
Operations Group
Children's Services

Act(s) name

Children's Services Act 1985 (South Australia)

Contact details

Customer Service Centre

Rural Contact: 1300 551 890

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