Our preschool program provides a sessional Department for Education funded play curriculum. Children who are 4 years of age prior to May 1st are eligible for their preschool year. Children may access 15 hours per week during their eligible years.
Occasional Care Program
Our Occasional Care program caters for children up to 4 years of age. The Occasional Care program is integrated within the preschool program, providing a wide range of experiences designed to promote development through play.
Children’s Centre Integrated Services
Community Development – Christie Button
The Community Development Coordinator works to increase community capacity to support families to provide the best opportunities for every child.
The Community Development Coordinator also promotes partnerships across a broad range of local services and organisations and establishes interagency programs to meet the needs of the community.
Occupational Therapy – Karen Purdie
Karen offers therapeutic workshops and programs on topics pertinent to child and family well-being.
Family Practitioner – Demsey MacRae
Family Practitioner work with individual families, providing counselling and parenting support around child development. The Family Service Coordinators’ can help with responses to life challenges and also facilitate parenting and child development programmes and playgroups.
Speech Pathologist – Marina Ristic
If you have a concern about any aspect of the Children’s Centre please follow this link to our Expectations page and follow the process outlined there.
Children’s Centre contacts
Linda Rich Director – Children’s Centre
Tasha Creed Administration Officer
Demsey MacRae Family Practitioner