Early Learning and Child Care


YMCA Early Learning Centre Holt

The YMCA Holt Early Learning Centre is a purpose built facility designed to meet the ACT Childcare Services Standards. The centre is dedicated to early education and care for children aged 6 weeks to school age and caters for up to 90 children.


SDN Bluebell Belconnen Children’s Education & Care Centre

SDN Bluebell offers early childhood education and child care for 62 children from birth to school age per day.


Papilio Early Learning Bruce

Papilio Early Learning Bruce is a long day care and preschool service located in Bruce, ACT. Our child care centre provides care for children from 6 weeks to 6 years. Programs include nursery, child care and preschool.


Belconnen Early Childhood Centre

Belconnen Early Childhood Centre (BECC) is a 45 place centre full of opportunities! Opportunities to explore, experiment, meet new friends, all whilst learning through play. We are uniquely located in the Westfield mall where we bring nature and the outdoors in.


Flynn Early Childhood 
Education Centre

Belconnen Early Childhood Centre (BECC) is a 45 place centre full of opportunities! Opportunities to explore, experiment, meet new friends, all whilst learning through play. We are uniquely located in the Westfield mall where we bring nature and the outdoors in.


Guardian Childcare & Education Bruce

Guardian Childcare & Education Bruce is one of six Guardian Childcare Centres in the ACT, boasting a range of exciting, resource-rich environments including a family library, a sustainability garden and natural play structures where children are encouraged to explore and learn.


Bruce Early Childhood Centre

Bruce Early Childhood Centre is a 45 place centre situated on the CIT campus surrounded by natural bushland. Our fully qualified staff strive to provide excellent education and care to all children attending the Centre.


Rainbow Cottage Early Childhood Centre

Rainbow Cottage is a 49 place not for profit Community Education and Care Service, hidden in the heart of Belconnen. With bright open rooms and ample sized natural and man-made yards, it offers Quality Education and Care to children aged birth to 5 years, in one of three age groups.


YMCA Early Learning Centre Jamison

At the YMCA, we cultivate Early Learning Centres that are inclusive, empowered and connected. Our children’s services are located across the Canberra Region and offer a range of facilities and services to support our community and inspire our young people.


Little Penguins Early Learning Centre Higgins

Little Penguins Childcare Centres are magical places full of warmth and wonder, storytelling, songs and games. Drawing on the interests and strengths of our families and local community, we provide diverse learning experiences that encourage curiosity and inspire confidence.


My Little Star Early Learning Centre

We are an award-winning, boutique Early Learning Centre.  We only employ trained educators and enjoy becoming an extended part of the family.  We offer meals, nappies, learning programs and a safe environment. Child Care Subsidy approved for up to 85%. 


Baringa Childcare Centre

We provide a safe, nurturing and stimulating environment. By supporting children to develop secure relationships at a young age, we acknowledge and care for their emotional needs, which influence positive behaviours and a curiosity for learning. Baringa is a not-for-profit, incorporated association and registered charity. Families and staff are association members, with all profits reinvested into early childhood education for the community.


Nurture One Holt

Our early learning and long day care centre offers child care in Holt in a modern setting that is perfect for families living or commuting through Holt or nearby suburbs MacGregor, Latham, Higgins and Dunlop. We understand how busy life can be for our families, so we offer a stress-free all-inclusive early education experience to make your life easier. From nutritious meals to nappies and wipes – this is all included in the daily fee.


Brindabella Christian College Early Learning Centre

Charnwood ELC welcomes children between the ages of six months and five years..The fees include all meals (morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and late afternoon tea), nappies (for T1 and T2) and weekly music and art lessons. BCC is only able to offer full day rates, however children are not required to attend for the full day if this does not suit the family. 


Ducklings Early Education

Experience in the early childhood years which recognises the ‘whole of the child’. Each child is treated as an individual and we offer an opportunity for their skills, talents and interests to be nurtured. We also bring new experiences allowing for more ‘real world’ capabilities to be built and social wellbeing to be assured.


Cooinda Cottage Early Childhood Centre

Cooinda Cottage is an 80 place centre offering permanent full time, part time and casual care for children birth to five years of age with an infant learning space, two toddler learning spaces and two preschool learning spaces.  These spaces are flexible in their use to accommodate different ages of children and availability of places. To assist vulnerable children and families, under the Children’s Services Program (CSP) funded by the Community Services Directorate (CSD), a number of places are specifically allocated to assist vulnerable children and families in accessing short-term early childhood education.


Sage Education and Childcare Belconnen

Our centres have been lovingly crafted by highly trained educators, architects and artists to ensure your child flourishes in an immersing environment that nurtures and inspires their young minds. Our highly trained professional carers and educators will guide your child to discover their own unique qualities through engaging activities, stimulating learning environments and exciting group interactions.


Mini Miracles Early Learning Centre

Mini Miracles Early Childhood Education welcomes you and your family to our Centre. The relationship that we form with parents, families, educators, and with the wider community are important for each child’s sense of self-assurance and ability to prosper. The effect of early learning and the impact positive practices play in brain development are more significant than heredities. Due to importance of first 5 years, families should take early childhood education as an asset rather than a cost. Whilst parents are at work, we aim to forge sustainable and lasting relationship with enrolled families, building excellence into everyday delivery and consistently ensuring our well-designed programmes meet the needs of both children and parents.


Kirinari Early Childhood Centre

Located on the University of Canberra campus, Kirinari Early Childhood Centre provides quality child care and educational programming for children from birth to six years of age. We offer care on a full-time or semester basis, catering for the needs of University students, staff and the community.


Bruce Ridge Early Childhood Centre

Bruce Ridge Early Childhood Centre (BRECC) is Capital Region Community Services’s fourth and newest early childhood education and care centre. Conveniently located within the premises of Calvary Hospital, Bruce, BRECC has provided an invaluable service to healthcare staff in Calvary Hospital, among others. Our experienced early childhood educators are well placed to provide your child with the holistic education and care they need to prepare them for school and contribute to the community.


Wattle Early Childhood Centre

Wattle Early Childhood Centre in Lyneham is a community based non-profit organisation whose sole purpose is to provide early education and pre-school facilities to our local communities.


Macquarie Child Care Centre

Macquarie Childcare Centre is a family owned 92 place centre, established in 1994 and located in the leafy suburb of Macquarie ACT. We are situated behind the Macquarie shops and across the road from the Macquarie Primary School oval. Our centre boasts two beautiful backyards for our senior and junior children to play in. The natural backyard for our preschoolers consists of a variety of sensory and play spaces to encourage the children to explore and play with imagination. The junior backyard boasts wide and expansive spaces to accomodate our little ones bursting with energy and creativity. 


Totom House Multicultural Early Childhood Centre

At Totom House, under the direction of qualified, experienced and empathetic educators implementing a flexible curriculum, which responds to children’s interests, strengths, ideas, culture and abilities, children develop physically, socially, grow in confidence and develop warm relationships with each other and their educators. 


Bright Minds Academy

Bright Minds Academy child care centres caters for children 0-5 years. Our purpose is to give your child their best start in life, inspiring your child to learn through play in a safe and nurturing environment. B&A care services available at selected centres.


Spence Children’s Cottage

Spence is a home-like 25 place early childhood centre. It has a proud history as a community-focused service and was established with the help of the Women’s Electoral Lobby in 1974. We care for children age six weeks to five years.


Nan’s Childcare Centre

Nan’s Child Care Centre is a long established centre in a homely environment, designed to maximise both indoor and outdoor environments for children. pace.We want your child to feel safe, happy, relaxed and comfortable where they can make a mess, explore, play in the large natural playgrounds and make lasting friendships while enjoying the learning environment during their important early years.


McKellar Childcare Centre