Frequently Asked Questions

We understand that choosing the right early childhood centre for your child can be a daunting task. To help you make an informed decision, we have compiled a list of our most frequently asked questions. From operating hours to what to bring, we hope to provide you with all the information you need to feel confident in choosing our centre as the best fit for your child.

What ages do the centres cater for?

6 weeks until school age.

What are the centre’s opening hours?

Our centres have different opening hours depending on the needs of the local community. Please check the centre’s page for their hours.

Are nappies provided?

Yes, nappies, wipes and nappy cream are provided.

How is the waitlist managed?

Once you have decided to enrol your child in a CRCS Early Childhood Centre, you can fill out the enrolment form in My Family Lounge, our electronic enrolment and booking system.

The centre Director will be in touch to discuss your needs, confirm whether we have availability to enrol your child and let you know about the next steps.

We can offer spots within our centres up to six weeks before the enrolment is due to begin.

What do I need to pack in my child’s bag?

Water bottle, formula (if required), change of clothes, jacket, beanie, summer hat.

Do I need to pack a lunch?

This depends on your centre. Please check the centre’s page to confirm whether they supply lunch.

Do I need to pack sunscreen?

Sunscreen is provided at the service; however, if your child has allergies to sunscreen, we recommend you pack a sunscreen they can use.

Visit a centre


Whether you are a parent, grandparent, or caregiver, booking a tour of one of our Early Childhood Centres is an excellent way to learn more about our services and programs. With a caring and experienced staff, a safe and secure environment, and a commitment to excellence, the centre is a great choice for families looking for quality early childhood education.