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Occasional Care and Family Day Care

Occasional Child Care

Child care in the City of Maribyrnong

A program for children between birth to six years of age, that is offered in blocks of three or five hours per session.
Educational activities are offered by qualified staff with a range of training and experience.
Occasional care is provided and managed by local recreation and community services and neighbourhood houses.

Booking through individual services are essential.

For more information on the range of education and care services available and what to look for when choosing a children's service, visit

Organisation Address Phone
Braybrook Community Centre 107-139 Churchill Ave, Braybrook 3019 9334 6600
Duke Street Community House 27 Duke Street, Sunshine 3020 9311 9973
West Footscray Neighbourhood House 539 Barkly Street, Footscray West 3012 9396 1466
Yarraville Community Centre (Francis Street) 59 Francis St, Yarraville 3013 9687 1560
Maribyrnong Aquatic Centre 1 Aquatic Drive, Maribyrnong 3032 9317 0250
Vicseg New Futures Occasional Child Care Level 1/6-12 South Rd, Braybrook VIC 3019 8398 5000

To find out which occasional child care centres are closest to your home enter your address into the service locator.

Family Day Care

Childcare programs offered in an educator's home. The programs are for small groups of children from birth to 12 years of age.

Family Day Care is a good option for families who require flexible hours of care. Educators in Family Day Care schemes are registered and have a wide range of training and experience.

Families using registered Family Day Care schemes can access the Child Care Benefit (CCB) and Child Care Rebate (CCR) to assist with the payment of fees. Families can claim CCB and CCR either weekly as a fee reduction or annually as a lump sum.

Families need to apply for these rebates through the Department of Human Services on 13 61 50 or
visit provides a list of services in Maribyrnong

For more information contact individual providers or:
Community Wellbeing
Maribyrnong City Council
9688 0200

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