Introduction

If you're looking for early childhood education and care, we can help you find a provider near your home, workplace or other location.

Our early childhood education and care finder's search results display a provider's:

  • opening hours
  • address and contact details
  • number of approved places
  • care service type
  • National Quality Standard rating
  • distance to the selected address.

Search results also include a map so you can see providers who are close by.

What you need

An address, such as your home, workplace or other location.

How to find a provider

  1. Select the 'Find a provider' button.
  2. Enter your home, workplace or other address in the search box.
  3. Select the address from the search options.
  4. Select filters or use the map to narrow search.

More information

  • Early childhood education and care service types include: 
    • long day care
    • family day care
    • preschool 
    • mobile services.
  • The NSW Department of Education regulates early childhood education and care. It assesses providers against the National Quality Standard and gives them a quality rating. The department also offers help on what to look for when choosing a quality service.
  • The NSW Government's Parenting young children guide provides information, support services and guides for parents and carers in NSW to help their child get the best start in life.
Last updated: 18 March 2024

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