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


9.30am to 12.30pm on Wednesdays and Thursdays during school terms. 
Closed school holidays and public holidays

How to book

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

Murrumbeena Occasional Care House
107 Murrumbeena Road, Murrumbeena
Phone: 9568 4935


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