Find Child Care Family Helpline


A national toll free helpline is now available to assist parents and carers to find an early childhood education or child care service during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Families, including essential workers and those with vulnerable children can also search for early childhood education and child care services online using Starting Blocks and Child Care Finder.

Families can call the Find Child Care Family Helpline (toll free) on 1800 291 041 from 9am to 5pm AEST, Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays).