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Childcare Services

Northern Rivers Community Gateway


Northern Rivers Community Gateway is a registered charity started in 1976 and provides welfare and community capacity building programs across NSW. Our Community Hub in Lismore provides integrated support to those most disadvantaged in our community. Our programs support people in Lismore, more (more)

Northern Rivers Family Day Care


Family Day Care is a personal and nurturing form of childcare that takes place within the educator’s home. Small groups of children are cared for by educators who are registered and trained professionals. All our family day care childcare environments are carefully selected and monitored on an (more)

Possums Early Education Centre


Possums Early Education Centre is a fun-filled Early Education and Preschool Centre where children learn, play and interact in a safe and friendly environment. We are located in South Lismore overlooking picturesque parkland. Catering for ages 6 weeks to 5 years including meals (more)

Southern Cross University Children's Centre


We are a non-profit Early Education and Care Service settled in the leafy grounds of the Lismore campus of Southern Cross University. We are open to all families in the local community and provide education and care to children from 4 months to 5 years of age. We have a younger Children's Room, ( (more)

The Friends Long Day Child Care Centre


Centre Based Care and Long Day Care at St Vincents Hospital. Children take their own lunch (more)

Federal Community Children's Centre


Federal Community Children’s Centre is committed to providing the highest quality care and education for children aged 2-5 years of age. As a response to the needs of the community we offer care for toddlers and have a preschool option (more)

Nimbin Early Learning Centre


Welcome to our multi-age Education and Care Centre. We have been providing the community of Nimbin with a child focused and nurturing environment since 1999. We cater for children from 6 months to school age.  Playgroup gives children an opportunity to socialise through informal play. It also (more)


Lismore Family Support Network

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The Family Support Network offers the following free services: Supported playgroups at South Lismore and Nimbin, Parenting programs each term, and a Child, Youth and Family Support Program offering emotional and practical support to families of children 0-17 years old. The Start (more)

Goonellabah Preschool


Goonellabah Pre-School offers a challenging, inspiring and stimulating educational program which emphasizes learning through play for children providing a creative & nurturing learning environment for children aged 2 to 5 years (more)

Dunoon Preschool Inc.


We are a community based preschool offering quality community based education for 3 to 5 year olds. Playgroup is on Friday mornings 9.30am-11.30am (more)

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