About Us

St Joseph’s Family Services is part of St Agnes’ Parish and provides high quality Early Childhood services. Established in 1973, it was the first service of its kind established in Port Macquarie.

Since then, it has grown to include a variety of different care options to meet the needs of families in the Hastings region including:

Our caring and skilled staff educate and encourage children to discover rich, engaging learning environments.

Children participate in play-based educational curriculum, focusing on the natural environment. Programs are fully resourced, supporting children in an inclusive environment and approaching the needs of each child with an individualised educational program.

Special emphasis is placed on building strong partnerships with parents that so that you feel confident in the education and care being provided to your child.

Work life at SJFS

Work life at SJFS

“We are here for the Children. That’s our priority.”

Work life at SJFS

Traineeships with SJFS

“I was surprised by how much it feels like a family here.”

Work life at SJFS

Careers at SJFS

“I feel really supported working here.”

Enriching young lives, building strong partnerships with families and contributing to the social wellbeing of our community