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Parenting Programs for Term 1 kick off on 7th February 2017

- December 21, 2016

Parenting Programs for Term 1 kick off on 7th February 2017

Every parent can benefit from support in raising their children, as well as information to improve health and wellbeing. Each term The Infants' Home offers programs designed to help parents achieve change and grow stronger.

Happy New Year!

- December 21, 2016

Happy New Year!

End of year message to staff and families of The Infants' Home

Carols by Twilight: a Great Way to end a Great Year!

- December 5, 2016

Carols by Twilight: a Great Way to end a Great Year!

Our Carols event is always a great start to the holiday season and end the year - it’s wonderful to see The Infants’ Home families come together as a community for this fun event.

WestConnex Update - Road closure: Ramsay Street, Haberfield

- December 1, 2016

WestConnex Update - Road closure: Ramsay Street, Haberfield

Occuring on the weekend of 9 - 11 December 2016

Our Educator Wins Pride of Workmanship Award

- November 29, 2016

Our Educator Wins Pride of Workmanship Award

The Infants' Home congratulates Gorton House Educator Nicky Roditis for being awarded the Pride of Workmanship Award by Strathfield Rotary last night.

Carols By Twilight 2016

- November 17, 2016

Carols By Twilight 2016

The Infants’ Home warmly invites you to our much loved annual Christmas event…

Creating Two Frog Ponds at The Infants' Home

- November 14, 2016

Creating Two Frog Ponds at The Infants' Home

When a child and family attending Gorton Pre-school asked us if we could give a home to some little tadpoles as sadly they needed to drain their pond at home due to renovations, we jumped at the chance.

HESTA and meBank Host a Morning Tea to Celebrate TIH Winning the Excellence in Inclusion Award

- November 11, 2016

HESTA and meBank Host a Morning Tea to Celebrate TIH Winning the Excellence in Inclusion Award

On the morning of the 10 November, HESTA and meBank were kind enough to host a morning tea onsite to celebrate The Infants' Home winning the Excellence in Inclusion Award at the HESTA Early Childhood Education & Care Awards.

Celebrating Diwali at The Infants' Home

- November 8, 2016

Celebrating Diwali at The Infants' Home

Children and educators at The Infants' Home celebrated the Hindu Festival of Lights.

Westpac Corporate Volunteers Give Our Lawns a Face Lift

- November 1, 2016

Westpac Corporate Volunteers Give Our Lawns a Face Lift

The Infants' Home thanks a group of 15 hardworking corporate volunteers from Westpac, who today spent hours cleaning our storerooms, re-potting plants, packing away artworks and decorations from our Art Show on the weekend, and giving a huge boost to our lawns

Celebrating Children's Week at Playgroups

- October 27, 2016

Celebrating Children's Week at Playgroups

150 children with their families attended our Children's Week Celebration Day at playgroup on Monday 24 October.

Our Children's Art Show 2016 was a hit

- October 25, 2016

Our Children's Art Show 2016 was a hit

Our Art Show was held on Saturday 22 October. This year's theme was 'Art is Inspired by…'.

Morning Tea to Promote Inclusion

- October 18, 2016

Morning Tea to Promote Inclusion

Thanks to all families and staff that came together for our morning tea to raise awareness for children and families living with Cerebral Palsy and Down Syndrome.

TIH wins Excellence in Building Inclusion Award

- October 12, 2016

TIH wins Excellence in Building Inclusion Award

The Infant’s Home is thrilled to have won the Excellence in Building Inclusion category of the HESTA Early Childhood Education & Care Awards. Winners were announced on October 7, during the Early Childhood Australia National Conference in Darwin.

Children's Art Show 2016

- October 4, 2016

Children's Art Show 2016

Come join us on the Main Lawn at The Infants' Home on Saturday October 22 from 10am-12pm to celebrate our children's creativity at our annual art show.

We Welcome Australian Catholic University to our Corporate Volunteer Program

- September 29, 2016

We Welcome Australian Catholic University to our Corporate Volunteer Program

The Infants' Home welcomed a team from the Australian Catholic University as part of our corporate volunteering program.

Congratulations to our Excellence in Family Day Care Educator of the Year Awards Winner

- September 26, 2016

Congratulations to our Excellence in Family Day Care Educator of the Year Awards Winner

Family Day Care Australia have announced that our very own Family Day Care Sydney Wide educator - Paula Gilio - has won the Regional Educator of the Year Award for Southern Suburbs & Sutherland Shire region.

Please Vote to Help our Community Grant Application Win

- September 20, 2016

Please Vote to Help our Community Grant Application Win

The Infants' Home is short-listed for a Community Building Partnership Grant of $26,400 to renovate a heritage building into a community venue and consulting rooms for parent education classes, playgroups and an accessible bathroom to enhance our programs for children and families.

The Sandpit Rejuvenation Project

- September 8, 2016

The Sandpit Rejuvenation Project

The Infants’ Home was thrilled to welcome 14 volunteers from Goldman Sachs on Thursday to replenish our sandpits. Goldman Sachs came as part of their Community TeamWorks program, which supports volunteer projects around the world. The volunteers worked tirelessly from 9am to 3:30pm on a warm spring day to give the children at the centre fresh sand to further support their learning through play.

Parenting Programs Term 4

- September 6, 2016

Parenting Programs Term 4

Our parenting programs for Term 4 have been finalised and we have some great workshops lined up.

Book Week 2016

- August 30, 2016

Book Week 2016

Book Week is celebrated nationally across all schools that runs from 20-26 August and this year’s theme is 'Australia! Story Country'.

China Early Childhood Education Society visits TIH

- August 23, 2016

China Early Childhood Education Society visits TIH

Our role as an early childhood organisation means that we believe in sharing our experience and knowledge to not only the local community but also on a global scale.

Saturday Aug 6 is GiveAbility Day at Westfield Burwood

- August 2, 2016

Saturday Aug 6 is GiveAbility Day at Westfield Burwood

The Infants' Home is lucky to be Westfield Burwood's charity partner for GiveAbility Day: where Westfield organises lots of fun activities to raise funds for a local charity that helps children and families with disabilities and other vulnerabilities - that’s us!

Demystifying Hospital Visits Through Play

- July 7, 2016

Demystifying Hospital Visits Through Play

With several of our children attending hospitals over the past and coming months for significant medical treatments, we have sought various ways to support every child’s understanding of hospitals, health, and medical assistance.

The Importance of Maintaining Friendships at The Infants' Home

- July 5, 2016

The Importance of Maintaining Friendships at The Infants' Home

Building a sense of community is such an important aspect of what we do within all our services, and this has been so evident in Gorton pre-school over the past months.

Murray House Parent Information Night

- June 22, 2016

Murray House Parent Information Night

On Thursday 16 June, we held our Murray House Parent Information Night at The Infants' Home.

Tips on Safe Sleeping

- June 16, 2016

Tips on Safe Sleeping

June is the month when the weather is cooler. We are tempted to have heaters in bedrooms and extra layers in cots and beds.

Sam Breaks Down Barriers

- June 13, 2016

Sam Breaks Down Barriers

Sam, now aged six, was born with Down Syndrome. His special needs required medical support in many ways. He was placed in the NICU for six weeks, tube fed for the first six months of his life, had open heart surgery at five months old, and survived Leukaemia and Osteomyelitis at 18 months old. To say he’s had a bumpy start to life would be an understatement.

Parenting Workshop in Vietnamese

- June 7, 2016

Parenting Workshop in Vietnamese

Tuning in to Kids helps parents develop emotional competence in their children. It also encourages parents to understand the contribution of their own emotions to their parenting.

Reconciliation Week Celebrations

- June 1, 2016

Reconciliation Week Celebrations

On Tuesday 31 May we held a morning tea onsite where we were joined by children from Gorton, Murray and Robinson House, children from our Family Day Care Sydney Wide services and families also came along.

Reconciliation Week Morning Tea on Tuesday 31 July

- May 30, 2016

Reconciliation Week Morning Tea on Tuesday 31 July

Everyone is welcome to join us to attend the Reconciliation Week Morning Tea being held at The Infants' Home in The Main Lawn from 10am-12pm.

Our 2016 AGM supports the prevention of domestic violence

- May 27, 2016

Our 2016 AGM supports the prevention of domestic violence

We would like to thank everyone that attended our AGM held on .

The Infants' Home gets Stronger Communities Grant for our new clinic

- May 25, 2016

The Infants' Home gets Stronger Communities Grant for our new clinic

The Infants' Home were honoured by a visit from the Honourable Anthony Albanese, Member for Grayndler, who stopped by our Children's Carnival on Saturday to announce our successful application for a $20,000 grant through the Stronger Communities Program.

Reenactment of the Winton Stampede in Robinson House

- May 16, 2016

Reenactment of the Winton Stampede in Robinson House

Children learned about the Winton Stampede this week.

Congratulations to Sandra Cheeseman

- May 9, 2016

Congratulations to Sandra Cheeseman

Sandra is one of our newest Board Directors, who has recently been appointed to the Board of The Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQA).

Children's Carnival is here soon!

- May 3, 2016

Children's Carnival is here soon!

The countdown is on for our bi-annual Children's Carnival being held on Saturday 21 May from 10am-3pm.

Celebrating Wishbone Day in Gorton House

- April 21, 2016

Celebrating Wishbone Day in Gorton House

At the infants home we recognise there are many community events that hold significant meaning for our families & educators. For the community within Gorton House “wishbone day” is one of those events.

The Infants' Home Parent Education and Well-being courses for Term 2 are now open

- April 15, 2016

The Infants' Home Parent Education and Well-being courses for Term 2 are now open

Our new courses on parenting and well-being for Term 2 are now open for enrolment.

Harmony Day celebrations at The Infants' Home and at Ashfield's Carnival of Cultures

- March 25, 2016

Harmony Day celebrations at The Infants' Home and at Ashfield's Carnival of Cultures

Harmony Day is a day to celebrate Australia's cultural diversity, and the Infants' Home got involved by celebrating with our children, staff and local community to promote respect, unity and belonging.

Herbalife celebrates their Founder's Day with children at The Infants' Home

- February 25, 2016

Herbalife celebrates their Founder's Day with children at The Infants' Home

The Infants' Home were lucky enough to have a visit from our long-term supporter Herbalife yesterday, who have sponsored our Head Start on Health Children’s Nutrition Program for 9 years now.

Meet Meryl Burn - Our Onsite Health and Early Childhood Consultant

- February 4, 2016

Meet Meryl Burn - Our Onsite Health and Early Childhood Consultant

Have you met Meryl Burn yet?

Parenting Programs for Term 1 2016 kicks off on 3rd February

- January 12, 2016

Parenting Programs for Term 1 2016 kicks off on 3rd February

Every parent can benefit from support in raising their children, as well as information to improve health and wellbeing. Each term The Infants' Home offers programs designed to help parents achieve change and grow stronger.

The Infants' Home has its own YouTube Channel

- January 7, 2016

The Infants' Home has its own YouTube Channel

We have finally launched are own YouTube channel so that families and the community at large can see first hand what life is like at The Infants' Home.

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