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Children & Youth Services


We are happy to announce CS#1 still have a vacancies for your child in one of our 6 Early Education and Care services across Canberra. Our services  provide a nurturing, fun and safe environment for your children to learn and grow. Our qualified and experienced educators would love to accompany you and your child on the journey through their precious early years.

Our Centres are in the heart of Barton, Narrabundah, Forrest and The City 

Fees Include 

  • Additional learning programs, such as yoga, dance, learning another language and music
  • Full nappy services
  • Seasonal menus offering morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea which provide 50% of the children’s nutritional requirements each day

If you would like to learn more about our services or to find the perfect match for you and your family please  call CS#1 on 02 6126 4700 to book a tour today. 

Community Services #1 Childcare Centres are dedicated to early education and care for children aged 0-6. Our philosophy underpins the importance of early childhood and the value of play as a vehicle for learning.

Working in partnership with families is integral in developing a sense of community at the Centre and parents are encourage to participate in the program as a whole.

Each of the CS#1 Centres has their own individual identity which draws on each of the educators, family, children’s voices, culture and heritage. Our service aims to provide a safe, homely and fun environment for all who belong to the CS#1 Community.

CS#1 aims to provide children with a sense of wonder and the opportunity to explore children’s curiosity. Each of the Centres scaffolds the children’s learning through using the Early Learning Framework as a guide in early pedagogy.

Our Kitchen Managers have seasonal menus that provide 50% of the children’s nutritional requirements each day. Older children are encouraged to serve their meals where appropriate.

Additional external programs enhance the children’s learning while at the Centre in a variety of mediums such as dance, speaking another language and musically.

The CS#1 philosophy supports gaining higher qualification in the Early Childhood profession.Optimum Training and Development supports and mentors our educators in completing their Certificate III in Children’s Services or their Diploma in Education and Care qualifications.

All of our Centre Directors will be happy to arrange a suitable time to view the Centre and answer any questions you may have.