Coastwide Child & Family Services has been providing excellence in child and family related services since 2001. One of those programs, Gosford Family Day Care has been running since 1983. Our role is to provide resources for Family Day Care and other services, in order to enhance outcomes for Educators, children and their families. We also see an important role as ambassadors for the strength and continued growth of Family Day Care in Australia.
Our Core Values are
- A commitment to Quality
- The child as an individual
- Learning and Education
Coastwide Child & Family Services is a community based, not-for-profit organisation managed by community, parent and carer representatives on a Board of Management. Members of the public may apply to the Association and then nominate themselves to join the Management Committee at the AGM. Download the Association Membership Form.
Commonwealth and State funding enables Coastwide Child & Family Services to provide quality, family-focussed programs.
We are currently accredited with the National Childcare Accreditation Council.
Our mission is to enhance the local community’s access to quality childcare and associated services through:
- Effective management
- Community involvement
- Commitment to community services
CURRENT MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE (as at 20/10/11)
- Geoff Brazel (Community Representative)
- Leonie Thomas (Community Representative)
- Kerry Harper (Community Representative)
- Lisa Philipsen (Parent Representative)
- Julia Teale (Parent Representative)