Child care
Portland North Uniting After School Care

Portland North Uniting After School Care

42 School Road, Portland North VIC 3305

Childcare Before and after school care

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Early Learning Centre

After school care in Portland North.

Our after school program provides learning and leisure activities for local children, taking the pressure off busy families who need additional schoolbased care.
 
Located at Portland North Primary School, our service gives your child more time with their peers when school finishes.
 
We provide experiences to help your child get in touch with the outdoors and nurture an understanding and love for the environment.
 
We provide a culturally safe and inclusive environment and provide translation and other support services where needed.
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The parents say
"Staff at Uniting are fantastic. They show genuine interest in my child."

- Early learning parent

Learning experiences

Your child will enjoy handson, naturebased activities that encourage them to build on their strengths, interests and abilities.

Caring for the environment

We offer sustainability activities to foster a lifelong connection to the environment, including:

Incursions

Other experiences your child will partake in are:

Fostering family and community connections

We understand the importance of community in developing you child’s sense of belonging and connection. We encourage family participation and regularly engage with local people, groups and services to create strong community connections, including:

We partner with the local:
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Health and wellbeing

Mental health

We work closely with Uniting staff trained in children’s trauma. We also work with Kindergarten Inclusion Support and Safe Child Support services. We also offer mental health support for families if you find yourself in need of assistance. Educators provide both environments and programs that support children’s positive mental health and selfcare.

Nutrition

We provide nutritious food, full of flavour and made from fresh ingredients. We accommodate all dietary requirements. To encourage healthy bodies and minds, we:

Safe environment

As a child safe organisation, our educators undergo regular working with children’s and police checks. We are focused on delivering learning and development in a safe and supportive environment, so you can trust that your child is in good hands.

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News

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The government’s recent increase to Child Care Subsidy (CCS) on July 10 is helping Thuy put her family through childcare. With her …
For most of us, the COVID-19 pandemic was anything but normal. However, for the children born during its wake, a life of lockdown is all they have ever known.
From 10 July 2023, Child Care Subsidy (CCS) is changing. Most families using child care will get more subsidy.
Congratulations to our Early Learning educators who were finalists in this year’s Victorian Early Years Awards.
If you have more than one child aged 5 or under in care, you may soon get a higher Child Care Subsidy …

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