Child care

See the Department of Education and Training website to assist in choosing the right child care.

Long day care centres

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Occasional day care centres

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School holiday care

Programs are supervised by qualified staff and include a range of age-specific activities. School holiday care programs administer child care subsidy, so if you are eligible you may receive financial assistance.

These Council owned facilities run school holiday programs.


Council manages playhouses in Eltham and Panton Hill. The registered services comply with the Children’s Services Act 1996 and the Children’s Services Regulations 2010. They provide occasional care during school terms for children aged from three months to six years. See Related Information for Playhouse Policies and Procedures.

58 Pitt Street, Eltham
9433 3755
Monday 9am-2pm 
Tuesday 9am-2pm 
Wednesday 9am-2pm 
Thursday 9am-2pm  
Friday 9am-2pm

Eltham Playhouse Daily Rate

Five hours $76.50 per day

Panton Hill
11 Bishops Road, Panton Hill
9433 3795
Monday 9am-2pm
Tuesday 9am-2pm
Wednesday 9am-2pm
Thursday 9am-2pm
Friday 9am-2pm

Panton Hill Playhouse Daily Rate

Five hours $70.00