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Childcare centres

Childcare centres care for children aged between 6 weeks and 5 years old. Children may attend the centre on a full time, part time or occasional care basis, depending on the centre's policy.

Contact us

For more information and advice about childcare centres, contact our Early Years Team on 9404 8870 or email

For information on childcare centre vacancies please contact the centre directly.

Centres may be privately run or administered by a community organisation or committee.  All centres must be licensed and are carefully regulated by the Department of Education and Training Victoria.

Children are usually grouped in separate rooms according to age, or may be cared for in family groupings of mixed ages.

Find a childcare centre

There are 55 childcare centres in the City of Whittlesea:

Another childcare option you might consider is Family Day Care.