Child care centre and kindergarten information
For any specific enquiries (including our fee structure) we encourage you contact us, or book a face-to-face meeting and school tour. We look forward to meeting you and contributing to your child’s early learning development.
HOURS AND DAYS
We are open Monday to Friday
The Centre operates 49 weeks and 3 days per year, closing for 2 weeks in December/January, and 2 pupil free days.
We are closed on the following public holidays:
Please note, hours and days of operation may change in response to need. Service users will be given 2 weeks notice should this happen.
Jindi Woraback is accredited as a Sunsmart Centre by the Anti-Cancer Council of Victoria.
FOOD AND CONSUMABLES
We provide breakfast, morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and a late supper. Our industry trained chef and assistant create an eight-week rotating menu that incorporates different cultural flavours and textures.
Our children have the opportunity to eat in our Alfresco dinning area, enjoying the community kitchen creating opportunities for eating with other age groups and siblings; using produce in our meals from our organic vegetable garden. We do our best to cater to all dietary requirements.
Our chef and assistant chef both hold a certificate in safe food handling and keep up to date with any changes to food and safety regulations. The director, chef and assistant chef all hold Food Safety Supervisor Certificates. Educators are trained in all aspects of food handling safety.
We encourage the celebration of birthdays and other cultural events. However we ask that you do not bring food in to celebrate these days, rather bring in decorations or activities.
GOVERNMENT REBATE INFORMATION
Jindi Woraback Children’s Centre is eligible to claim CCB (Child Care Benefit) on a parent’s behalf. Families need to phone the Department of Human Services (DHS, formerly the FAO Family Assistance Office) prior to their child commencing care on 13 61 50 or contact DHS at a local Centrelink Office. The Commonwealth Government will determine each families CCB% eligibility based on their current household income.
The 50% childcare rebate helps eligible families with the cost of approved childcare. This rebate covers 50% of out of pocket childcare expenses. For more information please see management.