Children and families

In This Section

Our local area is experiencing growth in the number of children aged 0-11 years. Council recognises the importance of supporting families and children by providing local activities, events and services as well as community grants, promotion and administrative assistance.

Local services, programs and facilities

  • Woollahra Preschool
    Woollahra Preschool is committed to providing a high quality play-based curriculum that enables children to lay the foundations for success in life.
  • Child Protection
    Promoting child protection in our community is a priority. Find out about local support services and resources.
  • Early Childhood Centres
    Early childhood nurses provide health services for babies and young children, advice to parents on all aspects of child development and parenting
  • Woollahra Libraries children's services
    Woollahra Libraries provides quality children's resources, engaging events and vibrant spaces.
  • Skill Up
    These information sessions, seminars and workshops are designed to enhance personal skills as well as parenting skills.
  • Playgrounds
    Find a playground in your local area
  • Playgroups
    Find a playgroup in your local area
  • Venues for hire
    Looking for a space for a children's party, playgroup or more? We may have the venue for you.
  • Holdsworth Community Centre & Services
    Located in Woollahra, Holdsworth provides a range of services to families with young children with the aim of assisting them to deal effectively with the daily demands of parenting.

Activities in the area

How Council is meeting long term needs

A Child Care Study was completed in 2014 to review child care needs and demand now and in the future.

Contact Community Development for the most recent information.


For more information, please contact:

Telephone: 9391 7000