The aim of the Out Of School Hours care service is to provide a variety of supervised play and recreational activities accessible to all primary aged children and in doing so enable parents/guardians to work, study, train or undertake other activities, in the knowledge their children are being cared for in a safe and happy environment.
An OOSH sub-committee which includes parents of children and Neighbourhood Centre staff and Management plan the direction of the service. New parents are encouraged to join this committee.
YOU DO NOT HAVE TO BE WORKING FOR YOUR CHILD TO ATTEND THESE SERVICES although priority will be given to working families
The centre is a Registered Child Carer so subsidies are available through the Family Assistance Office Child Care Benefit (CCB).
The Neighbourhood Centre receives funding from The Departments of Family & Community Services and Department of Social Services as a contribution towards a Vacation care Service for primary aged children during the school holiday period.
All children who live in the Gundagai area or who may be visiting relatives for the school holidays in January, April, July or October each year are welcome to attend. A fee is charged to cover the cost of the service.
After School Care
The Department of Family & Community Services provides funds for the operation of this service which is held every afternoon during the four school terms.