What’s on Term 1, 2019
29 January to 14 April 2019
We are open Monday to Friday from 7am to 6pm (355 days per year).
Long Day Care (for children aged from 6 weeks to 6 years of age) offers hourly, morning, afternoon or whole day sessions.
Anyone with children aged 0-5 years in the local area can access the programs listed on this timetable. You don’t have to have children attending the Centre to be eligible.
Getting here: Train: On the Outer Harbour Line alight at Taperoo station (head north-west to Gedville Road). Bus: Route 333 (Port Adelaide to North Haven. Alight at stop 56.
The Children’s Centre is the building nearest the roundabout (corner) of Military and Gedville Roads at 23 Gedville Road, Taperoo. Ocean View College and Children’s Centre is a Birth to Year 13 Government (Public) School located in the suburb of Taperoo, l8.5 km from Adelaide’s CBD.
The Community Development Coordinator (CDC)
engages child, family, community and a range of services to understand, develop and represent local initiatives for creating a child friendly community. If you want to volunteer or contribute to our community with an education focus, please contact the CDC.
The Occupational Therapist (OT) and Speech Pathologist (SP)
work with families and Children’s Centre staff to support children’s development in areas such as movement and hand skills, talking and understanding, behaviour and eating. The therapists are active in playgroups and by talking with families who come to the Centre. The OT and SP program also supports parents in identifying children with delays in development, providing referral pathways to the NDIS, for example, and tailoring strategies and activity ideas to support children and families in the home.
The Family Services Coordinator (FSC)
connects with local families with children aged 0-5 years. The FSC provides group and individual focus and support for families around issues that affect parents, caregivers and their children, including the provision of information and links to other services.