About Us

Communities@Work is a broad-based social enterprise* serving the community in the ACT and wider capital region.

Offering choice and flexibility across numerous centres and sites, we are a leading provider of children’s services. We are a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 88148) offering qualifications and professional development in early education and care.

Our surplus for purpose philosophy enables us to provide valuable community support services to seniors, people with a disability and the most vulnerable and disadvantaged members of our community.

We value productive partnerships and invite you to support our efforts to make a difference in our community in the following ways:

With a rich heritage spanning 40 years, we truly understand the needs of our local community. We balance sound business acumen with empathy for those in need and adopt a client-centered approach to the delivery of the following specific services:

Our Services


While some community services are provided on a fee-for-service basis or funded through government contracts, our charitable programs rely on strong corporate, philanthropic and community support. We are endorsed to receive tax deductible donations.

Communities@Work is a public company limited by guarantee and is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors. We have a paid workforce of up to 700 staff, engage 130 self-employed family day care educators and harness the passionate commitment of around 300 active volunteers.

*A social enterprise applies its earned revenue to achieve social, cultural, community economic and/or environmental outcomes.

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