Our eldest son went to Dee and Richards for two years, and our daughter has also been there for two years with one year left before ‘graduating’. We love the nurturing, stable family environment our children have at this centre. Each day will bring new experiences and learning fun through play and activities, and each day will provide the stability of the same carers who so obviously enjoy the children. My son who is now 8 still holds strong friendships with the children he went through Dee and Richard’s with. I am confident my daughter will too, and us as parents have met other wonderful parents. This is thanks to the wonderful centre that Dee and Richard have built where active community spirit still grows strong.


Flavio and Linda Stankievich, Suffolk Park NSW

I have known Dee and Richard since they bought the centre approximately 19 years ago when my youngest son was going. I found themto be very caring, supportive and kind towards the children and families. The programs that they teach are thought out and when needed they having visiting professionals which round out the programs eg. fire service. After using a traditional preschool for my eldest 3 children I would not return to it. Now 3 of my grandchildren are attending the centre the level of care and teaching is the same or even better. The children are made to feel that they are part of it by helping make some of the decisions eg. the new sign. I would highly recommend this centre to anyone looking for childcare for their children.


Sue Williams, mother of 5, Grandmother of 12 and Great Grandmother of 1

It’s like dropping your kids off to mom and dad’s for a lesson in life, play and academia.

Dee and Richard create a safe and nurturing environment for our children to grow in. One now graduated and one a big girl at the school, our children and flourished at Suffolk Park CH, as they come up through the ranks, developing responsibility and a great sense of mateship and caring, all in lead up to the vcry distinguished and ever looked forward to “Graduation Ceremony”.

The centre is steeped in tradition and every year the children look forward to weekly learning experiences like safety week, fire week, bones and science weeks and of course Santa week!

The methods of yearly repetition of some of the craft activities allow you as a parent to see how your child has progressed, and the children are always so proud of their creations and improvement.

Incredibly well priced (I don’t know how they do it!) and small class sizes make this centre a hidden local secret…. We are making more babies to seen to Dee and Richard we love it so much!


Jake and Danie Davidson, Bangalow NSW

Dee and Richard have provided a traditional nurturing space for both our boys over the past 4 years. We love that independence and car for others is encouraged, attributes that are important for the transition to 'big school'. The kids know what happens on each day and I think this makes them feel safe and in control. My studies and clinical placement are quite irregular - so the flexible days and long day care hours at Suffolk Children's House have been perfectly suited to our needs.


Sariya and Jim - student and school teacher, Suffolk Park.


providing care for children aged 2-6 years


Open since 1996

Preschool and

Long Day Care



Dee and Richard run an amazing centre that all 3 of our children have loved being a part of. A colourful fun environment, that has made transition into ‘Big School’ easy and given our kids great memories.

Suffolk Park Children’s House is more than a child care centre to us… it’s more a family.


Lisa Flazon, Lennox Head, NSW

As new residents to Byron Bay finding suitable daycare for our then 2 year old was paramount. We wanted a safe and comfortable environment that provided our boy with the ability to learn, develop independence, social skills and for him to feel connected to his community. Suffolk Children’s House has provided that and more. Dee and Richard support the children in a manner that caters to their individual needs. They’ve helped us identify developmental delays and provided support and guidance through this process. We are looking forward to our youngest attending this pre school in the near future.


Naomi & Charles

My 5 children have all attended Suffolk Children’s House with Dee and Richard over the past 8 years. I have found the atmosphere at the Centre family orientated and the continuity of care very important. I have found them flexible and accommodating to the changing needs of the children. The program is fun for the kids and brings new experiences. The Centre offers so much and I would recommend it to any parent seeking care.


Jo Amos Pharmacist.


Preschool and Long Day Care Centre



Provider No. 555 003 667K

17 Clifford St Suffolk Park 2481


(02) 6685 3678