Occasional care

Needing a break? Our occasional child care service provides flexible care for children aged between six months and five years.

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We can help you take a break

We can help if you need short-term care of your child between the ages of six months and five years.

Our programs are developed by qualified early childhood educators and are rich in play opportunities that enhance children's social, emotional, physical and cognitive development. 

Read the Glen Eira occasional care information sheet to find out more. 

Carnegie Occasional Care Centre

We provide a friendly, inclusive and respectful service. We are managed by Council and staffed by qualified educators.

Carnegie Occasional Care program is due to recommence on Wednesday 3 February 2021.

Follow Glen Eira City Council on Facebook to keep up-to-date or check this page for any changes to the Occasional Care program in 2021.


Carnegie Children's Multipurpose Centre (next to Carnegie Library and Community Centre) 
3-7 Shepparson Avenue, Carnegie


Care commences Wednesday 3 February 2021 from 9.30am.

How to book

Bookings open 25 January 2021, from 8.30am.

If you're using our service for the first time, please complete our Occasional care enrolment form (PDF, 156KB) and take it with you on your first visit. Then you can book online. You must do this before you leave your child at our service.

Other occasional care providers

Caulfield South Community House
450 Kooyong Road, Caulfield South
Phone: 9596 8643

Godfrey Street Community House
9 Godfrey Street, Bentleigh
Phone: 9557 9037

Moongala Community House
824 Centre Road, Bentleigh East
Phone: 9570 3468


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