Frankston City Council provides a number of child care alternatives in order to meet the diverse child care needs of families.
Community Centres/ Neighbourhood Houses
Frankston City Council does not directly operate these centres/houses but they do offer various child care programs.
Family Day Care
Family Day Care is operated by a range of service providers in Frankston City. Each Service Provider has a number of early childhood trained Educators registered with their service who deliver the home based education and care program.
Further information or enrolment details contact Australia's online child care portal:
Long Day Care Centre
The Mahogany Rise Child and Family Centre provides high quality care and offers educational programs, which are implemented by qualified, highly skilled and dedicated child care staff. Staff, in close liaison with parents, endeavour to meet the individual needs of children attending the centre.
Educators set their own hours, these may include weekends, public holidays and overnight - assessed on an individual basis.
Before and After School Care and Vacation Care Programs
Before and After School Care and Vacation Care programs are operated by a range of providers across Frankston City and are usually situated on the school site or Community Centre. In some cases parents access a program operated in their local area and children are transported from the school to the host venue via a bus. For enrolment information contact your local primary school, Langwarrin Community Centre or My Child website for a list of providers.
For further information contact
Family Day Coordination Unit
P. 1300 322 322