Long Day Care and Extended Hours Kindergarten

Long Day Care and Extended Hours Kindergarten offers part and full time education (1 – 5 days) to children aged 0 to 6 years. Qualified Early Childhood Educators plan programs to encourage independence whilst establishing and developing skills through play. There are five groups of 15 children each day with a variety of indoor/outdoor play offered.

Operating hours
Monday – Friday
7:15am – 6:15pm except public holidays.
The centre closes over the Christmas New Year period for 2 weeks.

Long day care fees
2021 Daily Fee $128.00 (child care subsidy applies for eligible families).

Fees will be increasing in 2022 but we are yet to confirm the fee increase and the date. Families will be given 6 weeks’ notice of the fee increase.

Child care waiting list
Please contact the City of Port Phillip on 9209 6360 to register your details on the central waiting list for child care in community and council centres in the City of Port Phillip (children must be registered on the central waitlist to be offered a long day care place at Poets Grove).