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Early Years Centres

Early Years Centres provide children and their families with access to early childhood, health, family and parenting support services.

Each centre is a small, vibrant community which will make your family feel safe, comfortable and supported.

Our centres are staffed with experienced:

  • early childhood educators
  • family support workers
  • child health nurses.

Early Years Centres are funded by the Queensland Government.

They are located throughout Queensland.

Who can visit?

Early Years Centres provide services for anyone expecting a child and families with children from 0 to 8 years of age.

Our services

We have resources and support services* for:

*Services at each centre vary depending on your community’s needs.

Early childhood education and care services

Services, resources, programs and activities may include:

  • kindergarten, long day care, school age care or family day care programs
  • support for families to prepare for and enrol in kindergarten services
  • transition to school programs
  • resources for children with additional or specialised needs
  • support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to access and participate in early childhood education and care services
  • support for people with language and cultural backgrounds other than English to access and participate in early childhood education and care services
  • toy libraries and information resources.

Parenting and family support services

Services, resources, programs and activities may include:

  • child-raising support programs
  • parent education, support and advice
  • support for parents to link families with their local support networks, health services, schools, and education services
  • playgroups
  • confidential counselling for children and families (either at home or in the centre)
  • linking with employment services, adult education, and training program advice
  • referrals to specialist services.

Child health services

Services, resources, programs and activities may include:

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander family support services

Services, resources, programs and activities may include:

  • culturally sensitive support and information
  • linking families with health, family support, and wellbeing services
  • establishing strong cultural identity and community links for children and families
  • strengthening families and supporting community parenting.

Specialist services

You may also be able to access specialist services like:

  • midwives
  • immunisers
  • paediatric occupational therapists
  • child and family psychologists
  • speech therapists
  • nutritionists
  • audiologists
  • inclusion support program workers.

Locations and contact details

Location

Address

Phone number/email

Acacia Ridge

Acacia Ridge State School
67 Nyngam St
Acacia Ridge 4110

(07) 3320 8400

Beaudesert

4 Michaelina Dve
Beaudesert 4285

(07) 5540 1500

Browns Plains

Browns Plains Early Years Centre
Cnr Wineglass and Middle Rd
Hillcrest 4118

(07) 3386 9000
brownsplains.earlyyearscentre@
benevolent.org.au

Burpengary Meadows

Burpengary State School
Kurranjong Drive
Burpengary 4505

(07) 5428 1477
admin@eyc.ladygowrie.com.au

Caboolture

Caboolture Early Years Centre
64 Manly St
Caboolture East 4510

(07) 5428 1477
admin@eyc.ladygowrie.com.au

Cairns

Cairns Early Years Centre
Bentley Park College
McLaughlin Rd
Bentley Park 4869

(07) 4034 6800
ceyc@bensoc.org.au

Coomera Springs

Coomera Springs State School, Old Coach Road (2nd drive way), Upper Coomera

(07) 5644 9400

Deception Bay

Deception Bay State School
Cnr King and Beaufort St
Deception Bay 4508

(07) 5428 1477

Gordonvale

Gordonvale Community Hub
11/19 Cannon St
Gordonvale 4865

(07) 4034 6800

Labrador

57 Billington St
Labrador 4215

(07) 5656 6300

Morayfield

Lady Gowrie Community Space
10B Torrens Rd
Caboolture 4510

(07) 5428 1477

Nerang

40 Martin Street (Corner Martin and White Streets),
Nerang 4211

(07) 5644 9100

Trinity Park

Marlin Coast Neighbourhood Centre
205 Reed Rd
Trinity Park 4878

(07) 4034 6800

Woodford

Woodford State School
171 Archer St
Woodford 4514

(07) 5428 1477

Community early childhood services

If early years centres don’t provide the services you need, you can also access:

Contacts for childcare information

Phone helplines, websites and email contacts are available to help you find more information about Queensland's childcare services including new regulations and financial help.

Parent resources

Resources, information and links are available to:

  • help you prepare for your child’s first day
  • provide general advice on parenting
  • provide specific information about babies and toddlers, and children in kindy and school.

Translated resources in other languages are also available.

Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia (CC BY 3.0)
Last updated
18 September 2014

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