Torrens Valley Children's CentreTorrens Valley Children's Centre

Childcare

 

Childcare Services are provided from 7am to 6.30pm Monday to Friday, 50 weeks of the year.

Morning Sessions 7.00am - 12.45pm
Afternoon Sessions: 12.45pm - 6.30pm
Day Sessions: 7.00am - 6.30pm
Before and After Kindergarten Care

Childcare Fees

The fees charged are determined by the Governing Council and reflect the true cost of providing the service.

The minimum charge for childcare is one session. If care continues into a second session, an additional full session fee will be charged, ie a DAY FEE.

Pre Kindergarten care will be an hourly charge, the minimum charge being for one hour. The charge for post kindergarten care is one session.

Fees will be billed weekly in arrears and all accounts must be brought to a nil balance each week. Payment may be made by cheque or cash and placed in an envelope clearly marked with the name of child and amount enclosed. This envelope can be placed in the payment box located in the front office. Fees can also be paid electronically. Please contact us for details.

A holding fee of 50% will be charged for holidays or other absences provided families give 1 weeks notice.

A late pick-up fee will be charged if a parent fails to collect their child before the end of the session time (6.30pm). A penalty will be imposed of $25.00 per 15 minute block until the child is collected (no child care benefit is payable on this fee).

For a morning session if a parent fails to collect their child before 12.45pm they will be changed for the afternoon session also (full day fee). Late pick up from the morning sessions can affect staffing and licensing requirements.

Playgroup

A very family oriented Playgroup, led by our amazing parent volunteer, Kate Matthews, runs every Friday Morning during school terms (excluding the last week of term). The session is from 9.30am – 11.00am and is held in the Kindy room. The playgroup is for children and their families/caregivers/extended families’ birth to school age. Fees are $2.00 per family per week, plus Playgroup Insurance. First visit is free so come along or contact the centre for more information.

What to bring to Childcare

Children Under Two

Children Over Two

We ask that children’s personal items ie: toys are NOT brought to child care – except if it is a comforter.