Applying for a place

Families are required to fill out a Centralised Waiting List Application form to go onto the waiting list. Families are able to either pick up a form at the centre, City of Darebin website (see link below) or customer service centres (see below). The application form needs to be filled out and returned with any fee or documentation required to the address on the form or a customer service centre.

Childcare

To commence child care a child must be from 6 months.

Child Care Centres in Darebin offer full-time and part-time care for children up to school entry age.

CCS and JETCCFA applies.
Please see Centrelink to see if you are entitled to any subsides. A minimum of 2 days is required. Care anytime between 7am – 6pm
Online Registration Portal
Application Form

3yr Pre Kindergarten Program

A child must be three years old on or before 30 April in the year that they are to attend the program.

This is a program designed to meet the developmental, social, emotional, language and listening skills of young children who have turned 3 years old.

Children attend 7 hours per week on a Wednesday.

Online Registration Portal
Application Form

4 year FUNDED Kindergarten

A child must be four years old on or before 30 April in the year that they are to attend the program.

This is a 1 year, State Government subsidised, program available for children the year before they begin school. Children attend 15 hours per week. We offer two groups, Monday & Tuesday or Thursday & Friday.

Online Registration Portal
Application Form

City Of Darebin
Contact

Phone:
(03) 8470 8825
Speak your language:
8470 8470

Email:
registration.kindergartenchildcare
@darebin.vic.gov.au

Website:
Childcare Information:
www.darebin.vic.gov.au/childcare

Kindergarten Information:
www.darebin.vic.gov.au/kindergarten

Customer Service Centres

Preston
274 Gower Street, Preston
Opening Hours: Monday – Friday
8.30am – 5pm

Northcote

32-38 Separation Street, Northcote
Opening Hours: Monday – Friday
8.30am – 5pm

Northland
Northland Shopping Centre, 50 Murray Road, Preston
Opening Hours: Monday – Friday
8.30am – 5.00pm
Saturday 9am – 12pm

Reservoir
23 Edwardes Street, Reservoir
Opening Hours: Monday – Friday
10am – 5pm

Future Discussions

We are currently investigating the introduction of Occasional Care at both centres.

We will advertise this decision later in 2019.

Please forward any suggestions comments or ideas regarding this proposal to the Director Yvonne.

yvonne@dccandk.org.au