Supporting Overall Early Childhood Development
Operate across Canberra on various days/times, some are targeted to certain groups.
Intake at Child and Family Centres-Gungahlin, Tuggeranong and West Belconnen
Child and Family Centres
Parents are invited to visit their local Child and Family Centre, chat with a trained professional about parenting, ask questions and get information. Staff are available to speak with parents and service providers, either in person or by phoning your local centre. This service is free of charge and available without an appointment.
OneLink gives you information and easy access to support services in the ACT, including child, youth and family services. You can contact OneLink directly by phone 1800 176 468 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Play based educational preschool programs for 3 year olds. Some provide shorter days, half a week or two day a week options. Playschools provide a good transition to those who don't need a traditional child care setting, but who have a 3 year old that is eager to learn and socialise before preschool age.
ACT resource designed to increase parents' confidence and skills by supporting and linking them with a network of information, ideas and community services. Through the ParentLink website, families can access parent guides, service directories and links to events, courses and activities.
Child Care Finder – Department of Education and Training
Child Care Finder
This Australian Government's online child care portal help you find information on different types of child care and how to get assistance with the cost of child care. You can also search a database to find child care centres in your local area.