After school care
Council’s after school care is a recreational program for primary school aged children.
The program is held in a safe, stimulating environment and is supervised by qualified and experienced staff members.
Activities include cooking, art and craft, games, sport, and environmental activities. Children are encouraged to help plan activities too.
Out of School Hours Care Parent Survey
Parents using Council's After Care service are encouraged to provide feedback on their experiences.
To have your say, please fill in the online Out of School Hours Care Parent survey.
After Care locations
Yarra City Council operates after school care at three sites in Yarra:
- Richmond West Primary School
25 Lennox Street, Richmond
For children attending Richmond West and Trinity Catholic Primary School.
Trinity students are picked up by Council’s community bus and transported to Richmond West.
Telephone: 9429 7502
Family Assistance Office Code: 1-6 O 0-24
- Collingwood College
Vere Street, Collingwood
For children attending Collingwood College and St Joseph’s Primary School.
St Joseph’s students travel by Council’s ‘walking school bus’ to the program.
Telephone: 9416 2820
Family Assistance Office Code: 1-6 N 3-35
- Atherton Gardens
125 Napier Street, Fitzroy
For children attending Fitzroy Primary School and Sacred Heart Primary School.
Students travel to the program by Council’s ‘walking school bus’.
Telephone: 9419 3049
Family Assistance Office Code: 1-6 MU-50
After School Care operates from 3pm-6pm. Permanent bookings cost $14 per day and casual bookings cost $16.50 per day. Fees can be paid weekly to the program supervisor by cheque or credit card.
Cash, cheque, credit card and EFTPOS payments can be made in person at the Richmond Town Hall and the Collingwood temporary customer service centre.
Families who have registered for the Child Care Benefit with the Family Assistance Office can pay a reduced fee. The Family Assistance Office can be contacted on 13 61 50. The line for non-English speakers is 13 12 02.
All children must be enrolled in order to attend after school care. Here is the Out of School Hours Care Enrolment form 2014 (658.15 KB) and the Enrolment Supplementary Form - 2014 (17.35 KB)
Outside School Hours Resource Officer
Family and Children’s Services
Richmond West Primary School
Family Assistance Office
Department of Education and Early Childhood Development
National Childcare Accreditation Council
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