Casual Care and Occasional Care are flexible childcare services for families who need childcare every now and then. They are suitable for families who only need childcare occasionally.
We offer both Casual Care and Occasional Care at Children’s Centres across Yarra.
These centres are specifically designed for the supervision, education and care of children. They also offer services like kindergarten, long day care, maternal and child health, and parent information sessions.
The services are also licensed with the Department of Education and Training.
We offer Casual Care at five of our services across Yarra.
These centres are specifically designed for the supervision, education and care of children.
We offer five-hour and full day casual care at children’s centres across Yarra.
|Name of centre||Address||Phone|
|Connie Benn Children's Centre||160 Brunswick St, Fitzroy||03 9426 1500|
|Gold Street Children's Centre||64 Gold St, Collingwood||03 9205 5576|
|Keele St Children's Centre||177 Keele St, Collingwood||03 8415 0970|
|North Carlton Children's Centre||481 Canning St, North Carlton||03 9274 2710|
|Yarraberg Children's Centre||4 River St, Richmond||03 9428 0707|
|Full day||Various – same as long day care service times||$122.10|
|2.5 hour (Yarraberg only)||
If you're eligible for the Commonwealth Government childcare subsidy, you will not have to pay the full amount per session.
Occasional Care is offered at Connie Benn Centre.
We offer four and two hours care at Connie Benn Early Learning Centre in Fitzroy.
The sessions are run by experienced and qualified early childhood educators.
The sessions are designed to stimulate the creativity, growth and development of all who attend.
or 2 hour sessions
8:30–10:30am and 10:30am–12:30pm
|4-hour session – Full fee||$29.35|
|4-hour session – Concession||$10.45|
|2-hour session – Full fee||$14.70|
|2-hour session – Concession||$5.25|
How to enrol
You must enrol your child to be eligible for Casual Care or Occasional Care programs.
To begin the enrollment process, you'll need to email firstname.lastname@example.org to request a link from us from our new childcare management software Xplor.
Documents required to enrol
- An up to date copy of your child’s immunisation statement (AIR) from your MyGOV portal
- Your current Health Care Card if applicable
- Any medical management plans if applicable
- Any court orders or parenting plans if applicable
Occasional Care accounts are charged every two weeks and all accounts are required to be maintained with a direct debit from either a bank account or credit card.
Read our family handbook (749kB PDF)
If you need any further information about casual or occasional care, please contact us on 03 9205 5555 or use our online form.