Since its inception in 1983, Avenue Neighbourhood House@ Eley Inc. occasional Childcare has continued to develop and grow as a provider of high-quality services and support to the parents, children and community members of the City of Whitehorse and beyond. We offer an array of educational programs designed to encourage children’s social and emotional growth. Whilst providing the highest quality of care and education for children between the ages of 0 months - 6 years, we embrace the National Quality Standard by the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA). Our team of nurturing and experienced educators will partner with you to develop a fun learning play-based early learning program that helps your child realise their potential. Even more importantly, our educators will ensure your child is safe, secure and happy while at the Avenue Neighbourhood House @ Eley Inc. Centre.  We are a Cancer Council endorsed sun safe centre.We offer three types of Child Care. Opening hours are Mon 9am – 2pm 3 & 4 year old, Tues – Fri 9am-3pm parents can have up to 5 hours per day with a maximum of 15 hours per week of quality care for the low cost of $11 per hour.  We are now an approved Childcare Subsidy (CCS) provider.  If you are eligible for CCS you can save a percentage of fees.  All fees are to be paid in advance.  Our Child Care Centre is registered with the Department of Education.

Childcare for children of students in classes

Affordable childcare for parents attending most day classes. There are limited spaces so it is essential to enrol children when you enrol for your class.

Occasional childcare

Bookings are essential. Cancellations must be notified. Concessions available for occasional care only to concession card holders - proof required.

Pre-kinder group

We are pleased to offer a three and four year group on a Monday. This session is for five hours only and includes a weekly music workshop.


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