Supported playgroups

Supported playgroups are run by a facilitator, generally by an organisation such as local government, school or various types of family support agencies and programs.

Melton City Council currently runs the following supported playgroups which are funded through the Victorian State Government, these are held at the  following locations:

Melton

Melton Central Children's Centre
237 Station Rd, Melton
Monday 10:00am - 11:30am & 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Kurunjang Community Hub
Mowbray Crescent, Kurunjang
Monday 10:00am - 11:30am

Kirrip House (Kirrip Aboriginal Corporation)
26 Exford Rd, Melton South
Wednesday 10:00am - 11:30am

Melton West Children's and Community Centre
2 West Melton Drive, Melton West
Wednesday 10:00am - 11:30am

Bridge Road Children's and Community Centre
260 - 266 Bridge Rd, Melton South
Thursday 10:00am - 11:30am & 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Caroline Springs

Fraser Rise Community Hub
46 City Vista Court, Fraser Rise
Monday 10:00am - 11:30am & 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Hillside Community Centre 
Recreation Reserve, Royal Crescent, Hillside
Thursday 10:00am - 11:30am

Timbertop Children's and Community Centre
1 Timbertop Parade, Aintree
Thursday 10:00am - 11:30am

Supported Playgroups are available to families with a Health Care Card (or eligible visa), Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander children and children in kinship care arrangements.

Please contact our Playgroups team to find out more:

Email: playgroups@melton.vic.gov.au
Ph: 9747 7136

Other Supported Playgroups running in the municipality include:

Communities of Burma Playgroup

Supported by Micare and Wyndham Community and Education Services

Gather with other Burmese families and enjoy a fun environment to play with your children, meet other mums and learn about health, wellbeing and culture. Healthy afternoon tea is provided. All sessions are free!

Melton Central Children’s Centre, 237 Station Rd, Melton

Friday 12:45pm - 2:30pm (school term only)

Contact: Rachel Phillips ph: 94488009  email: sspsunshinemelton@micare.com.au
Contact: Ngun Bor Chin ph: 0468651103  email: ngunborc@wyndhamcec.org.au

 

Cross Cultural Playgroup

Enjoy fun activities playing with your children, connect with local services, meet with other parents for support, share information, and discuss issues of interest in a child-friendly environment. All welcome.

Kurunjang Primary School, Mowbray Crescent, Melton

Wednesday 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Contact: Michelle Ph: 0469 863 253 or VICSEG Ph: 9353 5811 visit VICSEG New Futures for more information including eligibility requirements

 

Melton South

Horn of Africa Playgroup

Gather with other African families, enjoy fun activities playing with your children, connect with local services, meet with other parents for support, share information, and discuss issues of interest in a child friendly environment.

St.Anthony's Primary School, 2 Wilson Road, Melton South

Tuesday 11:00 am - 1:30 pm (school term only)

Contact: Anna  Ph: 8754 0512 or VICSEG Email: kdiacono@vicsegnewfutures.org.au

 

Brookfield

VACCA Koorie Kids Playgroup

Gather with other Koorie families, make new friends, participate in arts, crafts, dance and learn about health, wellbeing and culture. We provide a healthy lunch and afternoon tea and it’s all free!

 Botanica Springs Children's & Community Centre, 249 Clarkes Road, Brookfield

Monday 12:15 pm - 2:15 pm (school term only)

Contact: Hayley  Ph: 8746 2776 Email: hayleym@vacca.org for more information including eligibility requirements

 

Melton West

MyTime Playgroup

MyTime is for parents and carers of children with a disability, developmental delay or chronic medical condition. It’s a place for you to unwind and talk about your experiences. While parents attend the group led by a trained facilitator, a play helper will engage your pre-school aged child.

Arnolds Creek Children's and Community Centre, Claret Ash Blvd, Melton West

Tuesday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Contact: Isabella Ph: 0468 463 874  Email: isabella@playgroup.org.au or
Lynne Ph: 0481 816 347 Email: lbaker@playgroup.org.au for more information including eligibility requirements

 

Melton West Primary School Playgroup

2 Westmelton Drive, Melton West

Melton West primary School

Tuesday 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Wednesday 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Contact: Maria Ph: 0405 803 532 Email: robinson.maria.m@edumail.vic.gov.au

 

Caroline Springs

Creekside K-9 College Playgroup

Creekside College, The Crossing, Caroline Springs

Monday and Thursday 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Contact: Carmen Ph: 8363 6420 Email: creekside.k9@edumail.vic.gov.au for more information including eligibility requirements

 

Cross Cultural Playgroup

Enjoy fun activities playing with your children, connect with local services, meet with other parents for support, share information, and discuss issues of interest in a child-friendly environment. All welcome.


Springside Children's and Community Centre, 22 Becca Way, Caroline Springs 

Monday 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Contact: Khay Ph: 0432 390 068  Email: kcmina2808@gmail.com or VICSEG Ph: 9353 5811, visit VICSEG New Futures for more information including eligibility requirements