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Community engagement - Kirton Point Children's Centre

We encourage you and your family to actively engage with our centre. We offer a number of programs you can participate in.

All of these services are free.

Circle of security parenting program

This is a 7-week program for parents. You will learn how to help your child:

  • build better relationships
  • get along with other children
  • turn to their parents when in trouble
  • learn to trust others in their world
  • gain problem-solving skills, or how to cope when they can't solve a problem.

Times

12.30pm to 2.30pm Mondays.

Additional information

A free creche is available for children under school age. Contact us to book into the program and use the creche.

Walking group

Families with children from birth to 5 years old can chat about child development with our occupational therapist, while actively exploring our local area.

Times

11.00am to 12.00pm on Wednesdays.

Additional information

You can bring prams, scooters or bikes, but unfortunately no dogs please. Don't forget your hat or helmet.

Baby massage

A 4-week program (PDF 369KB) where you can bond with your baby. Suitable for babies up to 12 months and expectant parents.

Times

2.00pm to 3.00pm on Fridays.

Additional information

Creche may be available. Contact us for dates as you will need to book.

Parent information sessions

If there is a need in our community, we can hold parent information sessions that relate to:

  • baby and child first aid
  • toileting
  • sleeping
  • fussy eating.

Community development

Our community development coordinator works with a range of local services to help make our community child-friendly. They support all families in our community.

Contact us for more information.

Early links

Our early links coordinator supports Aboriginal families in our community programs, including playgroup and parenting information sessions. They build relationships with parents to support positive transition into our education and care programs.

Contact us for more information.

Family services program

Our family services coordinator works with our staff and other service providers to help families have safe and caring relationships.

Our coordinator provides support for:

  • parents and children with family relationship issues
  • children's social and emotional development
  • children with behavioural problems.

Contact us for more information.