Children's Waiting Room
The Children's Waiting Room provides services strictly to children between the ages of three (3) months and ten (10) years whose parents are engaged in court or other legal proceedings, or have business with the Mediation or Social Services Unit at the Family Court. Well-trained officers supervise these children attending the waiting room. The Children's waiting room is well equipped with toys and activities for small children.
- Puzzle building
- Fun and educational games
- Fun physical activities.
Pre Requirements for the Children's Waiting Room
Persons who wish to utilise these services are required to produce some form of identification such as:
- National Identification Card (ID card)
- National Passport
- Drivers Permit.
If you are somehow unable to produce any of the above you will be required to have your photo taken by one of the Day Care Officers.
There are a number of forms to be completed. This is to ensure the safety of your children and that all relevant information is available in the event of an emergency.
Persons can print and fill out the forms beforehand, but signing must be done in the Children’s Waiting Room in the presence of the Family Court Day Care Officers.
All forms are kept confidential.
Persons who wish to utilise the service are required to read and sign the following forms:
- Children’s Waiting Room Parent / Guardian Information and Agreement Form - Agreement to adhere to the policies and procedures of the Children’s Waiting Room
- Children’s Waiting Room Registration Form
- Personal History Information
- Emergency Information - Emergency Information
- Medical Information - Children’s medical history and information
- Emergency Release - Permission to treat with medical emergencies
- Children's Waiting Room Retrieval Form - Confirmation that you were satisfied with the care provided.
All forms in this unit give a clear explanation and definition of the importance of registering your child or children in the Children's Waiting Room.