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Services and information for people in the Ryde and Hunters Hill regions

North Sydney Council Family Day Care

Phone: 02 9922 4020

Location: 3, 1 James Place, North Sydney NSW 2060

Mail: 96 Bank St, North Sydney NSW 2060

Email:

Web: www.northsydney.nsw.gov.au/familydaycare

Description: Provides care for up to 7 children under 12 years (4 children under 5) with carefully selected educators in their homes. Qualified staff monitor and support educators with home visits, training and resources. Regular play sessions are held for educators and their children in care. Quality Standards are assured by the Family Day Care Scheme with Educators and the scheme being assessed by the NSW Department of Education through the Assessment and Rating Process, rating against the National Quality standards and Quality areas. FDC was recently assessed in 2017, and received an Exceeding rating.

Hours: Office: 8.30am-4.30pm, Mon-Fri. Service operates 52 weeks a year. Playgroups on Tuesdays.

Fees: Daily fee. Childcare Benefit and Tax Rebate available.

Contact: The Manager

Disability Access: Yes (Call to discuss your access requirements.)

Area Served: Northern Sydney

Keywords: Children and Families; Family Day Care

Alternative Names: Family Day Care

Parent Organisation: North Sydney Council

© North Sydney Council [13614] Last Full Review: 9Jan18

These services are within a few kilometers of East Ryde.

Gumnut Cottage Early Childhood Centre

Phone: 02 9850 7740

Fax: 02 9850 7749

Location: 17 University Avenue, Macquarie University, North Ryde NSW 2113

Mail: Locked Bag 3500, North Ryde NSW 1670

Email:

Web: www.mq.edu.au/pubstatic/on_campus/childcare/gumnut_cottage/

Description: 80 place early learning and education care service for students, staff and the general community. The centre operates 50 weeks of the year, does not charge for public holidays and is closed over Christmas for 2 weeks

Hours: Mon-Fri 7:30am-6:30pm

Eligibility: 6wks-5yrs

Fees: Yes

Contact: Centre Manager

Transport: Bus and Train

Disability Access: Yes (Ramp from car park)

Area Served: Ryde

Languages (other than English): English, Cantonese, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish, Vietnamese, Hindi

Facilities Note: No.

Volunteering Note: Working with Children Check required. We have had students volunteers for Duke of Edinburgh.

Keywords: Children and Families; Long Day Care

Alternative Names: Gumnut Cottage Childcare Centre Macquaire University

Parent Organisation: U@MQ Ltd

© Ryde Council [25087] Last Full Review: 7Nov18

Creative Learning Preschool and Child Care Centre

Phone: 02 9878 5227

Fax: 02 9878 5227

Location: 16 Cam St, North Ryde NSW 2113

Email:

Web: www.creativelearning-ps.com.au/

Description: 29 place private long day care centre.

Hours: Mon-Fri 7:30am-6pm

Eligibility: From 2 to 6 years.

Fees: Yes

Contact: Director

Disability Access: No

Area Served: Ryde

Languages (other than English): Chinese; Mandarin

Keywords: Children and Families; Long Day Care

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© Ryde Council [25349] Last Full Review: 23Oct18

CSIROcare Child Care Centre

Phone: 02 9889 5525

Location: Riverside Corporate Park, 5A Julius Ave (opp. BOC Building), North Ryde NSW 2113

Mail: PO Box 310, North Ryde NSW 2113

Email:

Web: www.csirocare.org.au

Description: Long Day Care Centre for CSIRO employees, then Riverside Corporate Park. Does not accept community placements.

Hours: Mon-Fri 8am-6pm

Eligibility: Up to 6 years.

Fees: Yes

Contact: Centre Director/ Centre Admin

Transport: No

Disability Access: Yes (ramp)

Area Served: Ryde

Keywords: Long Day Care; Children and Families

Alternative Names: CSIROcare North Ryde Inc

© Ryde Council [25693] Last Full Review: 6Mar18

Macquarie Long Day and Early Learning Centre

Phone: 02 9888 2066

Fax: 02 9888 1200

Location: Building B, 11 Talavera Rd, North Ryde NSW 2113

Mail: PO Box 266, North Ryde NSW 1670

Email:

Web: www.macquarieelc.com.au/

Description: Long Day Care Centre/ Preschool Programme.

Hours: Mon-Fri 7:30am-6pm

Eligibility: 6 wks-6yrs

Fees: Yes

Transport: Bus

Disability Access: Yes

Area Served: Ryde LGA

Keywords: Children and Families; Long Day Care

Alternative Names: Formerly: Compuware Childcare Centre

Parent Organisation: Dunrose Pty Ltd

© Ryde Council [29635] Last Full Review: 31May17

Explore & Develop North Ryde -Triniti

Phone: 02 9889 0440

Location: Triniti Business Campus, T3 Level 1, 39 Delhi Rd, North Ryde NSW 2113

Mail: PO Box 211, North Ryde BC NSW 1670

Email:

Web: www.exploreanddevelop.com.au

Description: Preschool and long day care centre with natural play spaces, above average child to staff ratios and above average space requirements for both indoor and outdoor areas.

Hours: 7:30am-6pm

Eligibility: Up to 6 years.

Fees: Prices on application

Disability Access: Yes

Area Served: Ryde

Keywords: Children and Families; Long Day Care; Preschools

© Ryde Council [67320] Last Full Review: 30Sep18

Goodstart Early Learning North Ryde

Phone: 02 9889 0535

Location: Shop CC1, Macquarie Centre, Cnr Talavera & Herring Rds, North Ryde NSW 2113

Email:

Web: www.goodstart.org.au

Description: Long day care.

Hours: Mon-Fri 7:30am-6pm

Eligibility: 6wks-5yrs

Fees: Yes

Contact: 1800 222 543

Transport: Bus

Disability Access: Yes

Area Served: Ryde

Languages (other than English): Hindi; Italian; Spanish; Greek

Keywords: Children and Families; Long Day Care

Alternative Names: Formally: ABC Macquarie Park North Child Care Centre

Parent Organisation: Goodstart Early Learning

© Ryde Council [67880] Last Full Review: 30Oct18

Explore & Develop - Epping Road North Ryde

Phone: 02 9888 6114

Location: 65 Epping Road, North Ryde NSW 2113

Mail: PO Box 6439, North Ryde NSW 2113

Email:

Web: exploreanddevelop.com.au/location/epping-road-north-ryde-nsw/

Description: Long Day Care and Preschool

Hours: 7.30am - 6.00pm

Transport: drop off and pick up zones

Area Served: Ryde

Keywords: Children and Families; Women; Long Day Care; Occasional Care

© Ryde Council [74728] Last Full Review: 23Oct18

Mind Champs Early Learning Centre

Phone: 02 9420 4447

Location: 3 Chaplin Drive, Lane Cove West NSW 2066

Email:

Web: au.mindchamps.org/early-learning/lane-cove/

Description: At Mind Champs Lane Cove centre our indoor and outdoor play areas cater for the children all year round. These play spaces feature a sandpit, climbing fort, bike track and water play area, so children can enhance their gross motor skills and enjoy the importance of playtime daily. All our meals are nutritious and delicious, prepared on site by our expert cook, with breakfast, morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea all provided. Our carefully designed curriculum is based on internationally validated research and aligns with the Australian EYLF Framework. Our team of teachers is passionate and dedicated in creating enriching experiences for children under their care, and to empower our children in both creativity and structured thinking. MindChamps Early Learning @ Lane Cove offers every child the opportunity in nurturing the champion in them!

Hours: 7am-6pm Mon-Fri

Area Served: Lane Cove

Keywords: Children and Families; Long Day Care

© Lane Cove Council [75984] Last Full Review: 21Nov18

Greenwood Lane Cove

Phone: 02 9042 0460

Location: Meriton Arise Complex, 150 Epping Rd, Lane Cove West NSW 2066

Email:

Web: www.greenwood.com.au/lane-cove/

Description: High quality early educational child care for 0-6 years.

Hours: 7am - 6pm Mon-Fri

Area Served: Lane Cove

Keywords: Children and Families; Long Day Care

© Lane Cove Council [76535] Last Full Review: 14Nov18

Nicha's Family Day Care

Phone: 02 9878 1741, 0449 530 699

Location: 4 Clarence St, North Ryde NSW 2113

Email:

Web: www.nichasfdc.com/

Description: We offer: Full Long Day Care Breakfast, Morning tea, Afternoon tea and Late snack An educational curriculum A high level of supervision and care Natural playgrounds Portfolio for parents with daily photos and progress reports Monday to Friday 7.30 am - 5.30 pm Closed Public Holidays. Flexible hours are available by Appointment. We are open 52 weeks per year, excluding public holidays.

Hours: Monday to Friday 7.30 am - 5.30 pm + by appointment

Fees: Long Day Care

Contact: Nichas Familydaycare (Facebook) https://nichasfdc.wixsite.com/nichasfdc

Keywords: Children and Families; CALD; Family Day Care; Long Day Care

Alternative Names: Family Day Care

© Ryde Council [79420] Last Full Review: 19Mar18

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