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Local child care locations

A smiling adult playing with two children.

Give your child a great start in life at one of the City of Melbourne’s network of family-centred long day care and integrated kindergarten services.

Our staff promote early learning, diversity and resilience, and ensure children have their voices heard. We also challenge children to be creative and innovative to help nurture future leaders.

Looking to the future, we’re working to co-locate more services for children and families to make it even easier for young families to access integrated support.

In North Melbourne, Lady Huntingfield Early Learning and Family Services Centre has been rebuilt into a multifunctional centre to better meet the needs of the growing and diverse population.

The new centre offers childcare, kindergarten, maternal child health and immunisation services, parenting support services and playgroups under one roof.

Read about the Lady Huntingfield centre’s eco-friendly features.

In your neighbourhood

We own and manage the following services for children and families:

Lady Huntingfield Early Learning and Family Services Centre
87-93 Haines Street, North Melbourne
Phone: 03 9658 9658

North Melbourne Children’s Centre
28 Howard Street, North Melbourne
Phone: 03 9658 7888

We also own the following community-run centres in the municipality. Each of these centres maintains its own fee schedules and vacancy lists, so please contact them directly to find out more.

Gowrie Carlton Learning Precinct
150 Palmerston Street, Carlton
Phone: 0458 323 808

The Harbour Family and Children’s Centre
1 Seafarer Lane, Victoria Harbour, Docklands
Phone: 03 8624 1000

East Melbourne Child Care Co-operative
Powlett Reserve Children’s Centre, Corner Grey and Simpson streets, East Melbourne
Phone: 03 9419 4301

Fawkner Park Children’s Centre
65 Toorak Road West, South Yarra
Phone: 03 9820 2758

Kensington Community Children’s Co-op
81B Altona Street, Kensington
Phone: 03 9376 4565

To find out more, visit Child care.

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