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We provide a unique and diverse educational program with nutritious snacks and meals that are prepared on site. We are available for your child care needs Monday to Friday from 7:45am to 5:45pm, 50 weeks of the year; except Public Holidays. We have full time, sessional and hourly care available.

The Whyalla Child Care Centre is a 68 place community based centre which cares for children from birth, until they start school (8 years during school holidays).

At a glance

Who can attend & how much does it cost?

The Whyalla Child Care Centre is a 68 place community based centre which cares for children from 6 weeks to 5 years old (8 years during school holidays). We are licensed in accordance with the Children's Services Act and there are two play areas within the centre:

  • 0 - 2 years licensed for 18 children
  • 2 - 5 years licensed for 50 children

The centre is open Monday to Friday from 7:45am to 5:45pm and also offer a variety of sessions daily.

Morning sessions:

7:45am to 1pm
Afternoon sessions: 1pm to 5:45pm
Daily sessions:  7:45am to 5:45pm 
Hourly sessions:  Maximum of 2 hours per session 

The centre provides morning and afternoon tea and cooked midday meals for all children and can cater for allergies and special food requirements where possible.

Fees & Charges

Children 0 - 2yrs

Full time

 

$400 per week

All day session $80 per day
Morning session $42
Afternoon session   $38
Hourly care

$10 (please enquire for more detail on this rate)

 

Children 2 - 5yrs

Full time

 

$350 per week

All day session $70 per day
Morning session $37
Afternoon session $33
Hourly care $10 (please enquire for more detail on this rate)

Families may also be entitled to fee reductions in the form of a child care benefit provided by the Family Assistance Office.

The centre is a non-profit. government subsidised centre. This means all money received from fees and grants is used to pay staff wages and cover operating costs.

More details are available in the Parent Information Booklet. A printed copy may be obtained by phoning the centre.

Whyalla Child Care Centre:
Nicolson Ave
Whyalla Norrie SA 5608
Ph: (08) 8645-4030

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