RATES, FEES AND FUNDING
On enrolment, there is a single administration fee to secure your child’s place and to cover the setup cost of your child’s portfolio.
Mini Miracles operates from 7:30am to 5:30pm/6:00pm (Monday to Friday). Parents are given a choice of enrolling their children into one of these sessions:
Morning 8am – 12pm
Afternoon 1pm – 5pm (6pm at some locations)
School Day (8.30am – 3.00pm) four days per week
We have a variety of options to suit the needs of our families, sessions which are 4 hour blocks, school day hours which are from 9 – 3, full time and an hourly rate.
20 Hours ECE:
The 20 hours FREE ECE scheme is available for all three and four year old children.
Funding is only available for up to six hours per day to a maximum of 20 FREE hours per week.
Children attending for more than 20 hours may use the 20 FREE ECE hours, then apply for Work and Income Childcare Subsidy (eligibility criteria applies) for the remainder. Please see your local Work and Income Office for application forms and information.
Work and Income Childcare Subsidy:
The Work and Income Childcare Subsidy is offered to parents of children under the age of five. This subsidy is administered by Work and Income. It is assessed on the parents income, whilst taking into account the number of children in their care.
Maximum fees do not apply to families claiming Work and Income Childcare Subsidies.
More information can be found on the Working for Families website or phone 0800 774 004.
Application forms or information can also be found at your local Work and Income office.