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Early Childhood Development Program

Education is key, so let’s get started!

Our Early Childhood Development Program supports vulnerable preschool-aged children to make a successful transition to school and get a great start in life.

Learn how to support your child's emotional, social and intellectual development, how to help them thrive at school and strategies to build stronger family relationships and support networks.

This service is for:
Children and Young PeopleParents and Carers
It helps with:
Family

Contact Early Childhood Development Program

Contact Details & Locations

Our Early Childhood Development Program is delivered in the Playford area of Northern Adelaide and in Old Beach, Southern Tasmania.

Helping young parents in Northern Adelaide and Tasmania

The Early Childhood Development Program was created in response to a recognised need to support young parents in the Playford area of Northern Adelaide and in Old Beach, Southern Tasmania.

We aim to give preschool-aged children the best start in life by using prevention and early intervention approaches that work towards improved health and wellbeing of families, and to create strong, child-friendly communities.

Participation is voluntary and free!

We'll help your 3-5 year old:

  • Reach important development milestones
  • Become a more engaged and confident learner
  • Be better prepared to start school
  • Feel a greater sense of confidence and wellbeing

We'll help you:

  • Learn how to support your child’s emotional, social and intellectual development
  • Get specialist support for your child
  • Learn how to help your child thrive at school
  • Learn new strategies and skills for positive parenting
  • Build stronger family relationships and support networks

 

Are you eligible?

The program is available to families with children aged 2 - 6 years; priority is given to families with a caregiver under 25 years and families who live in the Playford area (SA) and the Brighton area (TAS).At least one of the following factors must also be present:

  • Family vulnerabilities have the potential to delay or impair a child’s development
  • A child requires additional support to achieve developmental milestones
  • A child’s transition to primary school is at risk
  • The family is not engaged with existing early childhood services

How do I refer someone?

South Australia: Please call 08 8487 0087 or email [email protected]

Tasmania: Please call 03 6240 5450 or email [email protected]

yourtown is partnering with NACYS to deliver the Early Childhood Development Program.

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