Frequently Asked Questions
Vital information for Parents/Families
Q. How do I sign up to the van service and how much will this cost me?
A. We run a FREE van service for all 3 of our ECE centres, as well as our OSCAR programme. We transport children from the age of 2. If you are interested in this just give us a call
Q. How do I enrol my children for one of your ECE centres, or OSCAR programme?
A. ECE: Just come on site and see us for an enrolment pack, or send us an email. You're welcome to bring your child to have a play and get a feel for the place, and meet our friendly staff.
OSCAR: You can pick up an enrolment form from our site at 201 Buckland Rd, Mangere East. OR send us an email and we can send you an enrolment form.
Q. Can I only come to Fathers and Kids if I have my own children?
A. Not at all. Fathers and Kids is for all men who are father figures to any children. If you don't have children, feel free to come along with your nieces, nephews, or even grand children.
Q. Do I have to sign up to come to playgroup?
A. No, you're welcome to come as you please. It is free
Q. How much do your ECE centres charge?
A. $5 per hour. If your child is 3+ they will qualify for 20 hours free. At the moment as an incentive we are offering 20 hours free for all 2 - 5 year olds. WINZ subsidy is also available.
Q. How much does your OSCAR programme cost?
A. Holiday programmes are $6 per hour. Before school care is $30 per week and After school care is $80 per week. If your child does both it's a total of $110 per week. WINZ subsidy is also available.
Q. How do I apply for WINZ subsidy?
A. You must fill in an application form which needs to be signed by us. You will then need to drop this off to your local Work and Income office. We have subsidy forms on site if you need one.
Q. How do I get involved with Super Grans?
A. All of our Super Grans workshops are free. You are most welcome to turn up to any of our workshops, no sign up required. Like our Super Grans facebook page to find out when our next workshop is.