Woden Community Service (WCS) manages two early learning centres and one preschool program providing high quality education and care for children aged 6 weeks to school age. Our centres offer a safe, secure and stimulating environment for your child. 

Our qualified educators are committed to providing a holistic program based on current research. Using the Early Years Learning Framework vision for children’s learning, our centres strive to build a community where children and families feel connected.

Locations for Early Learning Centres and preschool programs services 

More information about early learning services, their location, including fees and contact details, are available on the relevant webpage. 

Registration, legal obligations and policies

All services are registered with the Australian Children’s Education and Care Quality Authority (ACECQA) and work within the National Quality Framework and the Principles outlined Belonging, Being & Becoming - The Early Years Learning Framework and My Time Our Place

The National Law and National Regulations outline our legal obligations and explain the powers and functions of the state and territory regulatory authorities and ACECQA. For more information, see: National Law and Regulations | ACECQA

WCS is approved to administer Child Care Subsidy payments.

WCS has established Corporate Policies and specific Children's Services Policies to guide our operations and ensure compliance with regulations and laws.

We are committed to the safety, care and wellbeing of all children who access our services. We will respond immediately when any issues arise and meet all reporting requirements.

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