Childcare Subsidy
Did you know before and after school care is eligible for a government subsidy? Visit our CCS page for more info.

Parent Support

Are you new to Helping Hands Network? Have some burning questions for us? We’re here to help our families with all the information, advice and pointers you need to get started.

New to Helping Hands Network?

An easy, fun and engaging transition to BIG SCHOOL is vital. At Helping Hands Network, we provide the environment, experience and support your child needs to take this very big step with confidence! Learn more about our OSHC program here.

How to Enrol

Find out more about how to enrol your child at our Outside School Hours Care morning and afternoon programs. Enrolment is easy and free.

Child Care Subsidy (CSS) changes are here!

Child care is now cheaper for most families. If your family earns under $530,000, you'll get an increased Child Care Subsidy (CCS). These changes could provide up to 90% off your childcare fees!

Before and After School Care FAQs

  • Helping Hands Network team members are qualified as per National Quality Framework and Legislated Regulations and have demonstrated experience in working at OSHC services.

    These qualifications are commonly:

    • Diploma of Children Services (OSHC)

    • Certificate III or IV in Children Services

    • Diploma or bachelor’s degree in Teaching for Primary School Aged children

    • And so many more.

    All team members employed by Helping Hands Network must provide the appropriate security checks before they are accepted.

    On employment, all team members must provide a copy of a valid Working with Children Check (WWCC), which we verify through the Department of Justice website.

    Educators must also complete their qualifications in First Aid, Anaphylaxis, Asthma, CPR and Child Protection Training before working within our services.

    We also provide opportunities for our team to improve on their skills and progress within the company with an internal LMS and external training based off the requirements of the community.

Quick Links

  • Before and After School Care

    Find a Before and After School Care adventure program near you.

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  • Holiday Programs

    Learn more about our holiday programs and find a service near you.

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  • Frequently Asked Questions

    Check out our helpful FAQ guide, which answers some of the questions we’re most often asked by parents.

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