Hobsons Bay City Council - Children's services

Children's services

All services are licensed by the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development and provide quality child care and education options to meet the needs of children and their families.

There are community managed and privately operated long day care and occasional care centres in Hobsons Bay. The majority of long day care centres also provide a funded four year old kindergarten program. For all enrolment enquiries please contact centres directly.

For a list of services available through Hobsons Bay City Council, please download: Family, Youth and Children Services Brochure(PDF, 714KB)

List of Long Day Care Services in Hobsons Bay

Altona Early Education Centre

40 Sargood Street, Altona

9398 5229

Goodstart Early Learning

24 Upton Street, Altona

9398 4634

  • Not for profit

Newport Gardens Early Years Centre

61 Mason Street, Newport

9399 4449

  • Community managed
  • Not for profit

Baby Bells

1A Fitzpatrick Drive, Altona Meadows

8360 9609

  • Privately managed

Head Start Early Learning Centre

61-69 Dohertys Rd, Altona North

8360 8828

  • Privately managed

Newport Lakes Childcare and Early Learning

61 Mason Street, Newport

9399 4449

  • Privately managed

Bright Steps

37 Misten Avenue, Altona Meadows

9314 8814

  • Privately managed

Hobsons Bay Children Centre

140-144 Central Avenue, Altona Meadows

9315 8099

  • Privately managed

Nido Early School

19-21 Point Cook Road, Altona Meadows

8592 8077

  • Community managed

Bright Steps Educational Childcare and Kindergarten

82-84 Blackshaws Street, Williamstown

9397 5755

  • Privately managed

Kids by the Bay

85 Cecil Street, Williamstown

9397 5467

  • Privately managed

One Tree Altona Meadows Children's Service

342 Queen Street, Altona Meadows

9360 8158

  • Not for profit

Bright Steps Educational Childcare and Kindergarten

19-23 Power Street, Williamstown

9397 5755

  • Privately managed

Laverton Community Children's Centre

15 Crown Street, Laverton

9360 0964

  • Community managed
  • Not for profit

One Tree Altona North Children's Service

10 Fifth Avenue, Altona North

9398 0772

  • Not for profit

Early Learners

272 Millers Road, Altona North

9391 0101

  • Privately managed

The Learning Sanctuary

132 Hudson Road, Spotswood

9391 4403

  • Community managed

The Range Children's Centre

87 Kororoit Creek Road, Williamstown

9397 8244

  • Community managed

Emma Mclean Kindergarten

71 Hope Street, Spotswood

9391 1415

  • Community managed

Montessori Beginnings Laverton

1-19 Thomas Street, Laverton

9088 6628

Shine Early Learning Centre

565 Geelong Road, Brooklyn

9315 1191

  • Community managed


 List of Childrens Services Laverton specific Brochure(PDF, 323KB)

Family Day Care

A childcare and education service that provides small group care for children in a home environment.

Occasional care

For children under six years old at Altona Meadows Community Centre on Thursday and Friday mornings during school

Outside of school care programs

Before and after school care services and school holiday programs in Hobsons Bay.