Community Playgroups

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:

  1. A play-based early learning program developed by a qualified early childhood teacher.
  2. Resources such as books, toys and creative materials.
  3. Information and advice from our team of social workers.
  4. 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

Wangal Playgroup

Every Wednesday 9:30 am-11:30 am
Ashfield Public School Hall (through Murrell St)

Gurung Playgroup

Every Friday 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Croydon Park Public School, 81-113 Georges River Road, Croydon Park

Father's Playgroup

Alternating weeks Saturday 9.00 am – 11.00 am
The Infants’ Home, 17 Henry Street, Ashfield

Please note

Playgroups do not run during the school holidays or on public holidays