Our service has been operating since 2013. We currently have Educators based throughout the Newcastle, Lake Macquarie, Hunter, Upper Hunter, Mid-North Coast and North Coast areas of NSW.


The Approved Provider of 24/7 Family Day Care is Lloyd Creek Pty Ltd. Karen Drinan is the Director of Lloyd Creek Pty Ltd.

Karen Drinan is also our Nominated Supervisor meaning she is responsible for the day to day operation of the service. Karen is Diploma qualified and has previously worked as an Investigator for the Dept of Education and Communities in the Early Childhood Directorate giving her a strong knowledge of relevant legislation and compliance issues. In fact, it was her experience in this role that inspired her to start 24/7 Family Day Care.


Melissa Franze is our Coordinator and Educational Leader. Melissa holds a Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education and Post Grad qualifications along with a wealth of experience in the Early Childhood sector. 





Lisa Stathakis is a Coordinator for 24/7 Family Day Care. She holds a Diploma in Early Childhood Education and has many years of experience within the Early Childcare industry.  

Wendy Harcourt is our Office Manager. Wendy manages enrolments, general office enquiries and compliance documentation.






Call us:

02 49347701


Find us: 

Old George and Dragon Serviced Offices, 50 Melbourne Street EAST MAITLAND NSW 2323