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Child Care Services

There are two Child Care Centres in the Hepburn Shire.

Trentham Child Care Needs

Hepburn Shire is looking to provide a purpose built facility suitable for 22 places at the site of the Trentham Kindergarten.

The following reports are available for more information:

Trentham Childcare Needs Analysis

Trentham Community Facilities Review

Healthy Active and Safe Children Hepburn Shire Municipal Early Years Plan -April 2015


Creswick Children’s Services

7 Andrew Street


(03) 5345 2555


Hours:  7.00am – 6.30pm Monday to Friday

Creswick Children’s’ Services provide Long Day Care, Children from 6 weeks – 6 years, Before & After Kinder Care provided, Victorian Govt. Approved Kindergarten Program, Passionate professional Educators, Large open rooms with ample natural light, all meals prepared by onsite cook, focus on sustainability – chickens, worm farms, water tank, compost bins, vegetable gardens & centre pets (guinea pigs, birds & goldfish)

Daylesford Community Child Care Centre

81 West Street


PH: (03) 5348 3702


Hours:  8.00am – 6.00pm Monday to Friday

Daylesford Community Child Care Centre
provides quality childcare for Hepburn Shire families.  The not-for-profit centre offers occasional care, family daycare, long daycare, after-school care and pre-school / kindergarten program.

For information about the Centre’s Family Day Care Scheme regarding placing your child in care, or becoming a Family Day Care Educator please contact the Family Day Care Co-ordinator,  Shirlene Nevill on T. (03) 5348 3272 or   Family Day Care and In-Venue Family Day Care provides a safe, secure and stimulating environment for your children, with education and care being provided for small groups of children within the Family Day Care Educators home or an approved venue.

  • Clunes, Creswick and Trentham all provide Family Day Care within a school venue
  • After School Care program is also run at 56 Central Springs Road Daylesford during the school year from 8.00am to 6.15pm
  • Holiday/Vacation Program is available weekdays during school holidays – 8.00am – 6.15pm. The program runs from the end Term 1, 2 & 3 and end of January until the start of the school year.