Hobsons Bay City Council - Families & children
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Families & children

A range of services and advice offered by Council to support families and children.

Altona Early Years Hub

Hobsons Bay City Council is pleased to announce the establishment of a new Early Years Hub in Altona.

Children's services

Family day care, childcare, occasional care and outside of school care in Hobsons Bay.

Family support

Support and promote the health, wellbeing and functioning of families who are experiencing significant difficulties

Immunisation service

Council holds 16 day immunisation sessions per month in Maternal and Child Health Centres.


A central enrolment service for four year old kindergarten programs in Hobsons Bay.

Maternal & Child Health Service

A family centred primary health service to improve health and development.

New parents

Breastfeeding, postnatal depression, baby capsule hire


Playgroups provide parents and caregivers with the opportunity to meet new people, gain support and ideas.

Preschool Field Officer (PSFO)

To support the inclusion of children with additional needs into state funded kindergarten services.


Primary and secondary schools in Hobsons Bay

Toy libraries

Borrow high quality play equipment that help in the education of young children.

Training & information calendar

Upcoming family and children training courses for families and people working with families and children