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Children's services

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Individual service details and contacts

For all enrolment enquiries please call the Business Support Officer on 6499 2118 or email children@begavalley.nsw.gov.au

Bandara Children's Services (Bega)

Monday to Friday
7.45am to 5.45pm

52-56 Rawlinson Street Bega

Nominated Supervisor: Amanda Bradfield
Ph: 6492 4360

  • Long day care and preschool programs for children 0 to 5 yearss
  • After school care for 6-12 year olds
  • Meals provided
  • ACECQA rating: Exceeding National Quality Standard
  • Bandara offers both State-supported and Commonwealth-supported preschool programs to children aged 3-5 years under separate funding arrangements.
  • Commonwealth-supported preschool has no restrictions on how many children can attend, how many days a child is enrolled per week, and when the child can get dropped off or picked up.
  • From 2018, children enrolled in State-supported preschool must attend a two-day session. State-supported preschool will operate between 8am and 3.30pm, and only during school terms. State-supported places will be strictly limited.

Eden Child Care Centre

Monday to Friday
7.30am to 5.30pm

2A Bimmil Street, Eden

Nominated Supervisor: Annette Coleman
Ph: 6496 1660

  • Long day care and preschool programs for children 0 to 5 years
  • Meals provided
  • ACECQA rating: Meeting National Quality Standard

Eden Preschool

Tuesday to Friday
8.30am to 4pm*

11 Stanley Street, Eden

Nominated Supervisor: Annette Coleman
Ph: 6496 1124

  • Preschool programs for children aged 3 to 5 years
  • ACECQA rating: Exceeding National Quality Standard
*From 2018, Eden Preschool will operate on Tuesdays and Wednesdays only. Enrolled children must attend a two-day preschool session each week.

Sapphire Mobile Preschool

Wednesdays and Thursdays: Candelo Sports Centre - 9am to 3pm

Fridays: Bemboka Community Hall - 9am to 3pm

Nominated Supervisor: Amanda Bradfield
Ph: 0428 871 159

  • Preschool programs for children aged 3 to 5 years*
*Mobile preschools do not receive ACECQA ratings as they are out of scope

 

Image of a child cooking.Additional information:

  • Quality assured and approved services
  • Fee subsidies and Child Care Benefit available
  • Early childhood teachers, qualified and experienced early childhood educators
  • Transition to school programs
  • Gujaga (small children) Project providing subsidy to Aboriginal children attending Preschool and Long Day Care.
  • Eden Child Care Centre and Bandara Children’s Services are University of Wollongong Early Start Engagement Centres

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Enrolment & Orientation

Prior to formal enrolment you are welcome to visit any of our services with your child. We appreciate a call  in advance to ensure that the Nominated Supervisor is present at the service to meet you and your child. Whilst at the service you will be able to ask questions,  meet some of the educators who will work with your children and have a look at our classrooms and outdoor environments.

To secure a place for your child you will need to complete a Waiting List Application. Your child will then be placed on a list . Vacancies are offered following our Priority of Access guidelines. Once a place is available for your child the Business Support Officer will contact you and make an offer of placement.

Cancellation of care or change of booking

Please complete the Change of Booking Form to cancel care or to make changes to your current booking.

Once completed all forms can be emailed directly to Children@begavalley.nsw.gov.au

If you require any further information please contact the Childrens Services Business Support Officer on (02) 64992188 or email: Children@begavalley.nsw.gov.au

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