Early Childhood Education Care Services

Amazing Family Day Care

At Amazing Family Day Care, we believe it is important to provide a unique opportunity for parents from diverse backgrounds to participate fully in the social, cultural, and economic life of Australia.
We offer a greater comfortable home environment and flexibility for your various childcare needs for very minimal costs from your pocket. We offer – Full time/part-time or casual care, Before/Afterschool, and School holiday care for 0-5 and 5-12yrs old children. Our educator can also offer care outside normal working hours, after hours, weekends/public holidays, or overnight and shift work care.
We have educators in Belconnen and surrounding areas. Our Educators are from diverse backgrounds and cultures and can speak your language.

Baringa Early Learning Centre

We provide a safe, nurturing and stimulating environment. By supporting children to develop secure relationships at a young age, we acknowledge and care for their emotional needs, which influence positive behaviours and a curiosity for learning. Baringa is a not-for-profit, incorporated association and registered charity. Families and staff are association members, with all profits reinvested into early childhood education for the community.

Belconnen Early Childhood Centre

Belconnen Early Childhood Centre (BECC) is a 45 place centre full of opportunities! Opportunities to explore, experiment, meet new friends, all whilst learning through play. We are uniquely located in the Westfield mall where we bring nature and the outdoors in.

Bright Minds Academy

Bright Minds Academy child care centres caters for children 0-5 years. Our purpose is to give your child their best start in life, inspiring your child to learn through play in a safe and nurturing environment. B&A care services available at selected centres.

Brindabella Christian College Early Learning Centre

Charnwood ELC welcomes children between the ages of six months and five years..The fees include all meals (morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and late afternoon tea), nappies (for T1 and T2) and weekly music and art lessons. BCC is only able to offer full day rates, however children are not required to attend for the full day if this does not suit the family. 

Bruce Early Childhood Centre

Bruce Early Childhood Centre is a 45 place centre situated on the CIT campus surrounded by natural bushland. Our fully qualified staff strive to provide excellent education and care to all children attending the Centre.

Bruce Ridge Early Childhood Centre

Bruce Ridge Early Childhood Centre (BRECC) is Capital Region Community Services’s fourth and newest early childhood education and care centre. Conveniently located within the premises of Calvary Hospital, Bruce, BRECC has provided an invaluable service to healthcare staff in Calvary Hospital, among others. Our experienced early childhood educators are well placed to provide your child with the holistic education and care they need to prepare them for school and contribute to the community.

Cooinda Cottage Early Childhood Centre

Cooinda Cottage is an 80 place centre offering permanent full time, part time and casual care for children birth to five years of age with an infant learning space, two toddler learning spaces and two preschool learning spaces.  These spaces are flexible in their use to accommodate different ages of children and availability of places. To assist vulnerable children and families, under the Children’s Services Program (CSP) funded by the Community Services Directorate (CSD), a number of places are specifically allocated to assist vulnerable children and families in accessing short-term early childhood education.

Creative Kids Family Day Care

Child Care welcomes Creative Kids Family Day Care, Flynn ACT 2615. We understand that placing your child in After School Care care is an important decision and as such, we feel privileged to play an integral role in your childs learning and development with Creative Kids Family Day Care in Flynn with Child Care. Our aim is to function as an extended family in order to provide your child with the security, warmth and love which are essential to their development and growth.

Ducklings Early Education

Experience in the early childhood years which recognises the ‘whole of the child’. Each child is treated as an individual and we offer an opportunity for their skills, talents and interests to be nurtured. We also bring new experiences allowing for more ‘real world’ capabilities to be built and social wellbeing to be assured.

Early Sunshine Family Daycare

Family Day Care
Before School Care
Vacation Care
After School Care

Flynn Early Childhood 
Education Centre

Flynn Early Childhood Education Centre is an 140 place centre offering permanent full time, part time and casual care for children birth to five years of age with two infant learning spaces, three toddler learning spaces and two preschool learning spaces. To assist vulnerable children and families, under the Children’s Services Program (CSP) funded by the Community Services Directorate (CSD), a number of places are specifically allocated to assist vulnerable children and families in accessing short-term early childhood education.

Gan Yisroel Childcare

We understand that placing your child in Day Care care is an important decision and as such, we feel privileged to play an integral role in your child’s learning and development with Gan Yisroel Childcare And Community Centre in Giralang with Child Care. Our program provides a balance of social, religious, and general themes, as well as life skills, to promote the child’s complete development. The daily schedule is planned to reflect the Centre’s philosophy and is regularly evaluated in the light of specific short-term and long-term goals. We have a child-centered approach where the needs, abilities, and interests of individual children are met through a developmentally appropriate and culturally based program.

Ginninderra Early Childhood Centre

Ginninderra Early Childhood Centre is a 45 place Long Day Care Centre for children from birth to school age. Families can access full and part time care as well as occasional care. We aim to support families in balancing their work and home life by providing care, learning experiences, information, guidance and a sense of belonging.   All meals and nappies are provided. Ginninderra provides an environment for children that allows them to reach their full potential. In addition to wet, dry and outdoor play areas, GECC has a dedicated art space where children can develop their creativity and explore different materials and media.

Guardian Childcare & Education Bruce

Guardian Childcare & Education Bruce is one of six Guardian Childcare Centres in the ACT, boasting a range of exciting, resource-rich environments including a family library, a sustainability garden and natural play structures where children are encouraged to explore and learn.

Kaleen Cubby House

At Kaleen CubbyHouse, children are encouraged to develop a strong sense of identity, feel safe, secure, supported, and nurtured while developing their emerging sense of autonomy, independence, and resilience. Children from an early age are encouraged and challenged to consider empathy, care and respect in all they do- be it for the earth and its resources, peers, friends, family and for one another’s learning. We believe in our learning as CubbyHouse is a truly unique and passionate learning environment.

Kirinari Early Childhood Centre

Located on the University of Canberra campus, Kirinari Early Childhood Centre provides quality child care and educational programming for children from birth to six years of age. We offer care on a full-time or semester basis, catering for the needs of University students, staff and the community.

Koala Playschool

Koala Playschool is a play-based educational program that meets the developmental needs and interests of three and four year olds. Play is crucial to the development of young children. Through play children explore, discover and learn about themselves, each other and the world around them.

Little Penguins Early Learning Centre Higgins

Little Penguins Childcare Centres are magical places full of warmth and wonder, storytelling, songs and games. Drawing on the interests and strengths of our families and local community, we provide diverse learning experiences that encourage curiosity and inspire confidence.

Macquarie Child Care Centre

Macquarie Childcare Centre is a family owned 92 place centre, established in 1994 and located in the leafy suburb of Macquarie ACT. We are situated behind the Macquarie shops and across the road from the Macquarie Primary School oval. Our centre boasts two beautiful backyards for our senior and junior children to play in. The natural backyard for our preschoolers consists of a variety of sensory and play spaces to encourage the children to explore and play with imagination. The junior backyard boasts wide and expansive spaces to accomodate our little ones bursting with energy and creativity. 

McKellar Childcare Centre

McKellar Cottage is a family owned Childcare Centre nestled in the leafy surrounds of McKellar. Our dedicated family of educators provide a stimulating, hands-on learning program, which is guided by your child’s experiences and reflects your child’s diversity, strengths, needs, interests and stage of development. The centre prides itself on our light filled open play spaces. Our facilities are modern and purpose built to provide children with an enriched learning environment full of opportunities. The children are surrounded by both manmade and natural resources and equipment. 

Mini Miracles Early Learning Centre

Mini Miracles Early Childhood Education welcomes you and your family to our Centre. The relationship that we form with parents, families, educators, and with the wider community are important for each child’s sense of self-assurance and ability to prosper. The effect of early learning and the impact positive practices play in brain development are more significant than heredities. Due to importance of first 5 years, families should take early childhood education as an asset rather than a cost. Whilst parents are at work, we aim to forge sustainable and lasting relationship with enrolled families, building excellence into everyday delivery and consistently ensuring our well-designed programmes meet the needs of both children and parents.

My Little Star Early Learning Centre

We are an award-winning, boutique Early Learning Centre.  We only employ trained educators and enjoy becoming an extended part of the family.  We offer meals, nappies, learning programs and a safe environment. Child Care Subsidy approved for up to 85%. 

Nan’s Childcare Centre

Nan’s Child Care Centre is a long established centre in a homely environment, designed to maximise both indoor and outdoor environments for children. pace. We want your child to feel safe, happy, relaxed and comfortable where they can make a mess, explore, play in the large natural playgrounds and make lasting friendships while enjoying the learning environment during their important early years.

Nurture One Holt

Our early learning and long day care centre offers child care in Holt in a modern setting that is perfect for families living or commuting through Holt or nearby suburbs MacGregor, Latham, Higgins and Dunlop. We understand how busy life can be for our families, so we offer a stress-free all-inclusive early education experience to make your life easier. From nutritious meals to nappies and wipes – this is all included in the daily fee.

Papilio Early Learning Bruce

Papilio Early Learning Bruce is a long day care and preschool service located in Bruce, ACT. Our child care centre provides care for children from 6 weeks to 6 years. Programs include nursery, child care and preschool.

Rainbow Cottage Early Childhood Centre

Rainbow Cottage is a 49 place not for profit Community Education and Care Service, hidden in the heart of Belconnen. With bright open rooms and ample sized natural and man-made yards, it offers Quality Education and Care to children aged birth to 5 years, in one of three age groups.

Sage Education and Childcare Belconnen

Our centres have been lovingly crafted by highly trained educators, architects and artists to ensure your child flourishes in an immersing environment that nurtures and inspires their young minds. Our highly trained professional carers and educators will guide your child to discover their own unique qualities through engaging activities, stimulating learning environments and exciting group interactions.

SDN Bluebell Belconnen Children’s Education & Care Centre

SDN Bluebell offers early childhood education and child care for 62 children from birth to school age per day.

Spence Children’s Cottage

Spence is a home-like 25 place early childhood centre. It has a proud history as a community-focused service and was established with the help of the Women’s Electoral Lobby in 1974. We care for children age six weeks to five years.

St Thomas Aquinas Early Learning Centre West Belconnen Child Care

St Thomas Aquinas Preschool caters to families in the Belconnen area. St Thomas Aquinas Preschool invites your child to take their first step into Catholic Education in the Archdiocese of Canberra. Preschool class sizes of 22 children led by Early Childhood trained teachers and educators. A curriculum based on the Australian National Early Years Learning Framework. A play-based preschool program that includes both intentional teaching and learning opportunities based on the interests of the children.

The Wonder Child Family Day Care

Hi families, my name is Monique. I recently became a mother of Tomas, the reason why The Wonder Child Family Day Care has been created. I am passionate and very dedicated to Early Childhood Education. My aim as an educator is to develop children’s social and emotional skills through a positive and holistic approach. I believe that children are capable to achieve their full potential by extending their interests, asking open-ended questions and using intentional teaching activities. I embrace children’s ideas and encourage them to build on their knowledge by using approaches from the Reggio Emilia Philosophy and the Early Years Learning Framework.

Totom House Multicultural Early Childhood Centre

At Totom House, under the direction of qualified, experienced and empathetic educators implementing a flexible curriculum, which responds to children’s interests, strengths, ideas, culture and abilities, children develop physically, socially, grow in confidence and develop warm relationships with each other and their educators. 

Wattle Early Childhood Centre

Wattle Early Childhood Centre in Lyneham is a community based non-profit organisation whose sole purpose is to provide early education and pre-school facilities to our local communities.

Wiradjuri Preschool and Child Care Centre

Wiradjuri Preschool and Child Care Centre is open from 8.00 am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday. wiradjuri@canberra.edu.au

Wombat Playschool

“Wombats” is a Playschool for 3 and 4 year old children and operates out of the community-based Page Preschool. It is organised by a volunteer parent committee and employs two qualified teachers. Wombats Playschool offers children a stepping-stone to independence from a parent or carer in a supportive and stimulating environment. Wombats Playschool’s main aim is to provide opportunities for the child to enjoy belonging to his or her own social group, to interact cooperatively with peers, and to take responsibility for belongings and equipment

YMCA Early Learning Centre Holt

The YMCA Holt Early Learning Centre is a purpose built facility designed to meet the ACT Childcare Services Standards. The centre is dedicated to early education and care for children aged 6 weeks to school age and caters for up to 90 children.

YMCA Early Learning Centre Jamison

At the YMCA, we cultivate Early Learning Centres that are inclusive, empowered and connected. Our children’s services are located across the Canberra Region and offer a range of facilities and services to support our community and inspire our young people.