About

Capital Region Community Services’s Out of School Hours Care programs provide quality supervised out of school hours care for primary school age children in the Belconnen area. Places are available within each programs license limit.

The Out of School Hours Care programs:

  • Ensures children in out of school hours care will have opportunities to engage in leisure and play-based experiences which are responsive to the needs, interests, and choices of the children attending the service and contribute fully to their ongoing development and a strong sense of their identity.
  • Is focused on middle childhood development and provide a stimulating and engaging program to accommodate the age range of the children and young people in a safe and caring environment.
  • Our caring and trained team endeavour to encourage all children and their families to participate in the program.
  • Value your input and by working together in partnership we will continue to support your child’s wellbeing and learning.
  • Identify the importance of good nutrition and a healthy morning and afternoon tea are provided in our term programs.
  • Cater for varying dietary requirements as required.

Out of School Hours Care is provided at Florey Primary School and Charnwood Primary School. For more information about each service, click on the school link below.

Current Vacancies

All CRCS Out of School Hours Care Programs are currently accepting enrolments.

Fees

Before School Care

Permanent booking $23.00

Casual booking $25.50

After School Care

Permanent booking $33.00

Casual booking $35.50

Child Care Subsidy (CCS)

CRCS is an approved Out of School Hours Care provider. If you are eligible for the CCS this may reduce the cost of your out of pocket expense significantly. Assessment for CCS is available by application to the Department of Human Services online or by phoning 13 6150. For more information visit www.education.gov.au/ChildCarePackage.

How to Enrol

Please download the full CRCS Enrolment Guide for instructions on enrolling your child into our Early Education and Care and Outside School Hours Care Services.

Download the CRCS Enrolment Guide – PDF – 800kb

After you reviewed the instructions, simply log into your account or register (for first time users) using the My Family Lounge link below.

Contact

  • Time

    Before School Care: 7:30 - 9:00am
    After School Care: 2:45 - 6:00pm
    Care is provided Monday to Friday of each school term with the exception of public holidays.

  • LocationVarious locations across Canberra
    CRCS Head Office
  • For more informationPhone: 02 6264 0200
    Email: csat@crcs.com.au

Our out of School Hours Care Programs

Meet our Manager

 

Sandra – Manager Education and Care

My name is Sandra. I have over 30 years’ experience in the Early Education & Care sector. For the previous 15 years, I have held senior management roles supporting Early Learning Centres in both regional and metropolitan areas of NSW.  I hold tertiary and diploma qualification in Early Childhood.

It’s has been amazing to have the opportunity to work as the Out of School Hours Care Manager for Capital Region Community Services, where I can engage with the school age children and partner with our schools. I have been in Canberra for two years, and reside with my partner and two step-children. I also have two daughters of my own and three grandchildren.

I am a passionate advocate for children’s right to have access and to receive quality education and care.

School Holiday Program

The School Holiday program caters for children from Preschool to Year Six and is open to the general public.

The two-week program is packed with engaging and fun activities for the children. You can download a full timetable below.

Dates

20th September – 3rd October 2021

Cost

$77.00 per day
Incursions and excursions are an additional cost to the daily fee and remain tentative pending COVID-19. All costs are childcare subsidy approved.

How to enrol?

Please send your enquiry to: csat@crcs.com.au or call 6264 0200 or 6264 0276. Bookings will be confirmed in writing by email.

Opening hours

Weekdays from 7:30 am – 6 pm (excluding public holidays)

 

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