Whyalla Child Care Centre
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).
The Whyalla Child Care Centre has a parent handbook which explains Centre operations in more detail. The handbook contains a copy of the Centre’s philosophy, information on the services we offer including meals, and the National Quality Standards to which the Centre has to adhere to. A printed copy can be obtained by visiting or phoning the Centre on 86454030.
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.
|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 6wks - 2yrs
$425 per week
|All day session||$85 per day|
$10 (max 2 hrs per session)
LUNCH FEE - $1 (only applies to children booked in from 12pm)
Children 2yrs - over
$375 per week
|All day session||$75 per day|
|Hourly care||$10 (max of 2 hrs per session)|
Families may also be entitled to fee reductions in the form of a child care subsidy 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.
Whyalla Child Care Centre:
Whyalla Norrie SA 5608
Ph: (08) 8645-4030