A free service for local families and their children
A play-based early learning program
A free service, providing access to early childhood education and intervention
entry point access to quality early childhood education and early intervention
The Infants’ Home community playgroups are a free service, providing entry point access to quality early childhood education and early intervention.
Families attending our playgroups benefit from access to:
- A play-based early learning program developed by a qualified early childhood teacher.
- Resources such as books, toys and creative materials.
- Information and advice from our team of social workers.
- Occupational therapists, speech therapists and early childhood health nurse, who can provide referrals to other services as necessary.
Bookings are not required, a gold coin donation is appreciated to help fund this valuable service.
Red Bug Playgroup
Every Monday 10 am – 12 pm
Ashfield Park (near the playground) – weather permitting
Red Bug Playgroup is kindly supported by Ashfield Council and Club Ashfield.
Every Wednesday 9:30 am-11:30 am
Ashfield Public School Hall (through Murrell St)
Every Friday 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Croydon Park Public School, 81-113 Georges River Road, Croydon Park
Gurung Playgroup is kindly supported by Burwood Council and Club Burwood RSL.
Fathers' and Children's Playgroup
Alternating weeks Saturday 9.00 am – 11.00 am
The Infants’ Home, 17 Henry Street, Ashfield
The Fathers’ and Children’s Playgroup is kindly supported by Wests Ashfield Leagues.
Please see the 2020 Playgroup Calendar here.
Playgroups do not run during the school holidays or on public holidays.
Red Bug Playgroup at Ashfield Park does not run when it is raining.