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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 available on Wednesday and Thursday during school terms on a casual basis.

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


Wednesday 9.30am to 12.30pm

Thursday 9.30am to 12.30pm

How to book

Bookings are essential. Places can be booked on a casual basis. Bookings are taken from Monday, one week in advance of care.

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.

Term three

Bookings for term three open Monday 5 July.

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

GESAC Occasional Care — care for your children while you utilise the centre
200 East Boundary Road, Bentleigh East


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