FDCA Family Day Care Locator - How to Guides

Since January 2022, the FDCA Family Day Care Locator has generated over 1,400 child care enquiries per month.

With numbers like this, ensuring your Family Day Care Locator listing is up to date is crucial if you want to attract new families to your family day care business, and with every FDCA member having access to a FREE listing there’s no excuse not to get moving.

To help you get your Locator listing looking it's best and help you understand how to get the most out of your listing, we’ve put together some easy to understand, short video guides to set you on your way.

Managing your listing

To get your Family Day Care Locator listing standing out from the crowd, you’ll need to add a little shimmer and shine! This means adding your business name, updating your profile picture and telling your story.

The video below will take you through the simple steps that will have your listing gleaming for all to see!

To find out more about our Family Day Care Locator Marketing Packages, click here.

Checking your enquiries

Once your listing is glistening, you’ll need to be ready to respond to care enquiries when they start coming in.

A short video for educators and a separate video for services (coordination units) can be viewed below that show you how you can access your Family Day Care Locator enquiries inbox to check, manage and respond to enquiries.

Video for educators

Video for services

New Locator features

Our new Family Day Care Locator marketing packages have everything you need to help boost your listing’s potential.

With so many exciting new features added to the Family Day Care Locator, we’ve put together the quick video below that will show you all the benefits available across each of our packages that can help you level up your listing!

Build Your Business with Google

A Google Business Profile is a fantastic addition to any family day care educator’s marketing and promotions toolbox and best off all it is FREE and easy to setup!

By creating a Google Business Profile, your family day care business will have the opportunity to appear in Google Search results when families are searching for child care in your local area; dramatically increasing the number of families that can find your business.

A short 2-minute video on how to create your Google Business Profile can be viewed below.

To create your free Google Business Profile, simply visit and follow the prompts, or you can visit and click “add your business”.