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Childcare & Playgroups

The BNC offers a Childcare program at our High Street Venue 

and facilitated Playgroups at our Timbarra Venue, Berwick


Suiting children 1- 4 years old and operating Tuesday to Thursday in 2023 and Monday to Thursday in 2024. Berwick Neighbourhood Centre offers qualified childcare during school terms at our 112 High Street Venue, Berwick. Childcare subsidy (CCS) is offered across our early years programs. We offer 3 or 5 hour sessions in our childcare.

2024 Times:  Monday - Thursday: 9am-12pm or 2pm


At the moment, we only offer permanent bookings, not casual bookings.

Contact Kerry

03 9796 1970


Playgroups at BNC

The Berwick Neighbourhood Centre runs and facilitates playgroups at our Timbarra venue. Facilitated playgroups are supported by one of our friendly experienced childcare educators. Parents attend with their children and get to engage in a variety of activities whilst meeting others in the community.

The BNC's belief of an effective playgroup is one where all families feel welcome and accepted. Friendship and support are encouraged. The children have fun and are able to develop their potential, through play and socialisation, in a safe and caring environment.

Timbarra Community Centre Playgroups:

Toddlers 15 months - 3 years

Tuesdays & Thursdays

9.30am- 11.30am

Babies Natter & Chatter - 12 weeks - 15 months

Tuesdays & Thursdays

12.30pm - 2.00pm

Fees work out to $8 per session but payment is to be made per term and works out to $8 x the amount of weeks in a term i.e.

$88.00 per term (11 week term) or weekly payments

can be made by arrangement

Bookings essential - Contact Leah or Kat on 9704-1863

Our Statement of Commitment to Child Safety

We are committed to child safety.  We want children to be safe, happy, and empowered and we have zero tolerance for child abuse.  We understand our legal and moral obligations to treat all concerns seriously and to report allegations and concerns about a child/children's safety and wellbeing to authorities.

We are committed to the cultural safety of all children, including Aboriginal children, children from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds, and to provide a safe inclusive environment to children with a disability.

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