Addresses and further information on childcare
You can obtain information and help in choosing the best childcare facility for your child from the offices and institutions listed here.
- Lower Austria
- Upper Austria
- → 'Alleinerziehend' (Single parent) – Association for single parents and separated parentsGerman text
Counselling and help with childcare issues.
- Austrian Public Employment Service (→ AMS)German text
Information and counselling on the following topics, amongst others:
- Childcare allowance (→ AMS)German text
- Re-entry into the labour market (→ AMS)German text
- → Big Brothers Big Sisters AustriaGerman text
Mentoring programme for the individual support of children and young people aged 6 to 17.
- Parental Part-Time Work (→ BMA)German text
Information on the regulations concerning parental leave and parental part-time work.
- The Chancellery - Division for Families and Youth (→ BKA)German text
The section on ‘Family’ provides the following services, amongst others:
- → Federal Association of Childminders in AustriaGerman text
The Federal Association of Childminders in Austria ensures the ongoing development of the profession of childminder.
- → Federal Association of parent-managed children's groups in Austria (→ BÖE)German text
Central office and contact agency for parent-managed or self-organised children's groups throughout Austria.
- → CaritasGerman text
Support services for families.
- → Family BusinessGerman text
Initiative for networking, mediation and analysis of childcare offers (including au pair and day mother/day care provider mediation as well as babysitter exchange).
- → 'Hilfswerk Österreich' (aid organisation)German text
Child minders/day care providers, kindergartens, after-school care, playgroups, school and learning care, babysitting, etc.
- → Catholic Family Association AustriaGerman text
Arrangement of childcare places, child minders/day fathers, grandma/grandpa services, babysitting.
- → 'Kinderfreunde'German text
The children's and family organisation ‘Kinderfreunde’ offers childcare in most provinces in crèches and nurseries, kindergartens and, from primary school onwards, afternoon care in after-school centres or the Kidsclub. In addition, the organisation organises numerous holiday camps and summer academies for children throughout Austria during the holidays. Details on the offers (→ Kinderfreunde)German text of the organisation can be found on its website.
- → Montessori Network AustriaGerman text
- Austrian Trade Union Federation – women's department (→ ÖGB)German text
- → Platform EduCareGerman text
Working group for elementary and out-of-school education.
- → RAINBOWS – 'Für Kinder in stürmischen Zeiten' (for chrildren in difficult times)German text
RAINBOWS accompanies children and young people who are affected by the separation/divorce of their parents or the death of someone close to them. For this purpose, the association offers group work, but also care in holiday camps.
- → UniKid-UniCare AustriaGerman text
Network of experts and contact points for reconciling work/study and family care responsibilities at Austrian universities.
- Association 'Eltern für Kinder Österreich' (parents for children Austria) (→ efk)German text
This association offers, among other things, day care for children, employment opportunities for foster parents, family counselling and information on adoption.
- Association 'KiB – Children Care' (→ KiB)German text
Help for children suffering from an illnesses.
- → 'Volkshilfe' AustriaGerman text
In Volkshilfe's childcare facilities in Austria, the focus is on individual support for each child.
- → Waldorf kindergartens in AustriaGerman text
Information and contact addresses for Waldorf kindergartens.
- w2b – woman2business (→ WKO)German text
Female entrepreneurs can network with each other to solve the problem of childcare together.
- → Bildungsdirektion BurgenlandGerman text
Information on afternoon care at schools in Burgenland.
- → Project 'Tagesmütter Burgenland'German text
Information for people who are looking for childminders or want to become childminders.
- AVS-Tagesmütter (→ AVS Carinthia)German text
- → Bildungsdirektion CarinthiaGerman text
Information on after-school care at schools in Carinthia.
- → Caritas (Diocese St. Pölten)German text
Pedagogically trained childminders/day fathers take over the care of children in their homes during the day when the parents are working.
- → Family Department ('Familienreferat') - Office of the Federal Government of Lower AustriaGerman text
Support, service, and counselling of the Province of Lower Austria.
- → 'Hilfswerk' Lower AustriaGerman text
Afternoon and holiday care for children as well as infant care by pedagogically trained professionals, placement of child minders/day fathers, ‘mobile mommies’ and surrogate mommies/surrogate mommies throughout Lower Austria.
- Kidspoint GmbH (→ Kinderfreunde)German text
Kidspoint GmbH operates several child education and childcare facilities throughout Lower Austria.
- → 'Kinderfreunde' Lower AustriaGerman text
The 'Kinderfreunde' Lower Austria offer, among other things, holiday activities and holiday camps (→ Kinderfreunde)German text for children and young people throughout Austria and abroad during the school holidays and over weekends.
- → Bildungsdirektion Lower AustriaGerman text
Information on afternoon care at schools in Lower Austria.
- → Association 'LERNTIGER'German text
Non-profit association, offers childcare by trained educational professionals at several locations in Lower Austria.
- → Bildungsdirektion Upper AustriaGerman text
Information about afternoon care at schools in Upper Austria.
- → Childminder Association Upper AustriaGerman text
Network for people who are looking for or want to become childminders.
- → Association 'Drehscheibe Kind'German text
Non-profit, independent childcare facility that supports and relieves families, single parents, working parents and parents with disabled children.
- → 'Akzente' Babysitter exchangeGerman text
Childcare placement service of the Salzburg Youth Information (Salzburger Judendinfo).
- → Bildungsdirektion SalzburgGerman text
Information about afternoon care at schools in Salzburg.
- → TEZ – Center for childminders in SalzburgGerman text
Counselling and placement of childcare places, training and employment of childminders.
- → 'Kinderdrehscheibe'German text
Information and counselling centre for parents seeking childcare options in Styria.
- → Bildungsdirektion StyriaGerman text
Information on afternoon care at schools in Styria.
- → Association 'Tagesmütter Steiermark'German text
Safeguarding and promoting the interests of parents and children, training and further education of childminders/day-fathers.
- → Bildungsdirektion TirolGerman text
Information on afternoon care at schools in Tyrol.
- → Platform 'Kinderbetreuung Tirol' (Childcare Tyrol)German text
Overview of the range of private crèches, kindergartens, after-school care centres, child minders/day care providers as well as children's groups in Tyrol.
- → Umbrella Association Self-organized Childcare Tyrol ('Dachverband Selbstorganisierte Kinderbetreuung Tirol')German text
Information and addresses of children's groups and playgroups throughout Tyrol.
- → Office of the Federal Government of VorarlbergGerman text
Information, counselling, support and funding for families, municipalities/towns, and private sponsors (companies, associations).
- → Bildungsdirektion VorarlbergGerman text
Information on after-school care at schools in Vorarlberg.
- → Counselling Centre for MigrantsGerman text
Employment counselling centre for migrants: Information and mother-tongue counselling in various languages.
- Vienna Federal Boarding School AM HIMMELHOF (→ BIH)German text
State boarding school for girls and boys over the age of 10.
- → Umbrella Association of Private Kindergartens and After-school Care Centers in Vienna ('Dachverband der Wiener Privatkindergärten und -horte')German text
Representation of the interests of the politically and confessionally independent kindergartens of Vienna.
- → kigafinder.atGerman text
Kindergarten search for the whole of Vienna based on residential or work address.
- → Childcare facilities in ViennaGerman text
Listing of childcare facilities in Vienna; advice and registration for municipal kindergartens.
- → 'Kinderdrehscheibe' ViennaGerman text
Advice and referral to private and municipal childcare facilities (crèches, kindergartens, after-school care places, childminders, children's groups), women's and social counselling, training for childminders.
- Federal Association Vienna of Parents' Associations of Public Compulsory Schools (→ LEVW)German text
Information on afternoon care.
- → Grandma service of the Catholic Family Association of the Archdiocese of ViennaGerman text
- → Service points - Vienna Children's Day Care CentresGerman text
The service points of MA 10 provide information on municipal and private childcare facilities in Vienna.
- → Bildungsdirektion ViennaGerman text
Information on afternoon care at schools in Vienna.
- → The Children's House – International Montessori KindergartenGerman text
English-speaking kindergarten for one to six-year-olds.
- → Association of parent-managed children's groups ViennaGerman text
Communication and organisation centre for concerns of parent-managed children's groups.
- 'Bildung im Mittelpunkt GmbH' (→ BiM)German text
The Vienna Child and Youth Care offers, among other things, all-day primary schools, "open elementary schools", holiday care, learning and leisure clubs.
- → School Guide ViennaGerman text
Information on after-school care and full-day schools for all types of schools.
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