JCN Systems are a software development company who have been providing quality child care management solutions since 1995. Therefore the company has a rare depth of technical and development expertise to achieve the implementation of the most complex operating requirements. With continual development, starCare, JCN’s flagship product is one of the longest standing child care management systems in the industry.
Our child care management system, starCare, is Australian made software that is developed to specifically manage child care centres. starCare Enterprise offers a CCMS solution for Approved Care services: Long Day Care, Out of School Hours Care, Vacation Care and Occasional Care. starCare Enterprise is Government registered with CCMS. starCare Preschool offers a child care management solution for Registered Care services.
As one of the longest standing child care management software products in the industry, we are able to offer child care centre operators the benefit of feedback from our existing clients and analysis of industry trends which allow us to create and continue to develop software to meet the ever-changing needs of the industry. We take much pride in allowing our clients to focus on their business with confidence in their software.
User Friendly – starCare is designed to be intuitive and logical. There is no need for high levels of computer literacy. starCare is written to follow logical steps so tasks are learned quickly and easily – even by a novice operator.
Flexible – The starCare Child Care Management system can be tailored to suit any business model, from small, single premise community centres, to large multi-centre companies spanning multiple sites. The software is built with efficiency and economy in mind.
Comprehensive – starCare offers an extensive range of Accounting, CCMS Management, Child, Parent, Enrolment and Attendance reports. Reports can be Previewed, Printed or Saved to PDF files. In addition, Users can customise reports to suit their individual needs with user defined selection criteria.
Purpose Built– Built from 17 years of child care industry knowledge and decades of software development experience, this product combines the latest advances in information technology with a comprehensive understanding of the requirements of the sector.
starCare Support Line operating hours during the Christmas and New Year period:
Close: 3:00pm on Thursday the 24th December 2015.
Re-open: 9:00am on Monday the 4th of January 2016.
JCN Systems wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Have a safe and joyful holiday.
starCare version 7.1b is developed in Microsoft Access 2010 as a part of the Microsoft Office 2010 Suite. starCare is now also compatible with Microsoft Access 2013 and 2016.Read More
A new starCare Desktop upgrade is now available with more exciting enhancements to your system. The key enhancement is starCare will now run on the Microsoft Office Access 2010 platform. Although this upgrade is not compulsory, you can request to be upgraded by sending your request through to email@example.com. For further details about this upgrade, please refer to the starCare Bulletin 15. This bulletin was emailed to your nominated email address and is also available on our starCare Support Portal.Read More
Almost at your finger tips. That's right... JCN Systems are in the final stages of developing their web based starCare product. This new software is leading technology in both functionality and design elements, providing the most intuitive operations and responsive layouts on any device you choose. Built on business level Microsoft technologies, starCare Web Based includes an integrated parent portal, wait list and a creative centre website. Intuitive and simply a great user experience guaranteed.
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JCN Systems take pride in being the first software provider to become compliant and registered with CCMS Version 1.6. Government changes include the introduction of CPOFR (Cannot Pass On Fee Reduction), and now having to nominate an Authorised Personnel for all data submissions to CCMS. Check your emails and the support portal to see where and how these Government changes have been implemented into the software. We have also added a number of features to enhance the usability of the software which can be found in your starCare Support Portal. Thank you to all those who have submitted starcare wishlists...and keep them coming!Read More
Training is conducted by an experienced and qualified trainer at a location of your choice. Training accommodates for both small and large groups and is conducted over 1 day. Training is a flat rate cost therefore train as many staff as you like. All staff are trained at the same time and receive the exact same knowledge so everyone is on the same page. The opportunity is there for group discussions and plenty of questions and additional demonstrations.
Training is conducted by an experienced qualified trainer and is delivered one-on-one. This online styled training is designed for you to choose what topics you would like to cover therefore offering you the most specific and personalised training you can possibly receive. Training is delivered using screen share technology. A great way to up skill on trouble shooting techniques and get expert advise on how you can be using your software functions easier and faster.
Enjoy unlimited access to a rage of comprehensive online tutorials and training documentation. Each menu has its own tutorial therefore every corner of the software is demonstrated. Access your online training from your software or any device connected to the internet. All subscriptions come with unlimited users and number of log in times which means all your staff can update their skills without the price tag. Take a look at a preview of a training tutorial now:
Our starCare Support Team are available from 9:00am to 5:00pm EST, Monday to Friday.
The staff at JCN Systems are dedicated to your service’s needs. Our vibrant team are passionate about providing you with the most direct solutions and offer the most personalised support there is in the child care management industry. All starCare Support Consultants are trained at a very high standard and are most knowledgeable in the software and CCMS procedures. Call to speak to a Support Consultant or leave a voice message and you will be sure to receive a call right back. Email support with your queries or you can email any report and screen directly from your software to starCare support for the fastest assistance and analysis. Utilise the starCare Support Portal to access all support sheets, bulletins, last upgrade information and the latest CCMS publications. Whatever your support needs are, we have it covered !