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:
- Choose us as your preferred child care provider – we offer quality services and the benefit of being able to positively contribute to your community. Click here for more information on our children’s services.
- Choose and invest in a rewarding career in early education and care and obtain your qualification or further your professional development with us. Click here for more information on qualifications and professional learning.
- Get involved with our charitable community programs by donating, volunteering or spreading the word. Click here for more information on our community services and click here to get involved.
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:
Child Care Services
Our experienced team of qualified educators specialise in responding to the educational and care needs of all children, including early childhood education and care (long day care) , out of school hours care, holiday programs, family day care and in-home care.Read more
Services for Seniors and People with a Disability
We deliver transport, social inclusion, recreational and skills development programs for seniors and people with a disability through in-centre, in-home and in-community settings.Read more
Services for People Experiencing Hardship
We provide food, clothing, shelter and other essential services to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged people in the community, with a focus on empowering them to create better futures.Read more
Qualifications and Professional learning
Our registered training organisation specialises in delivering a variety of education and care qualifications as well as professional learning and support for children’s services.Read more
The Galilee School
Our registered, independent secondary school is designed specifically for disengaged young people who are unable to access the mainstream schooling system.Read more
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.