Esperance Outside School Hours Care (EOSHC)

July 2024 Vacation Care

Families whose child was previously enrolled at the centre, IF
you have not received an invitation by email, please request a re-enrolment link by emailing eoshc@escare.org.au

(Please don’t complete a new enrolment as this will result in duplication of your information in the centre’s database)

New families can complete an enrolment form by following this link :
NEW ENROLMENT

 

After School Care

Whilst we are delighted to be able to offer Vacation Care during the July 2024 school holidays, sadly our  After School Care service remains closed until we have been able to employ a suitably qualified Coordinator

Vacancy information

Escare administers the EOSHC under the Commonwealth Government's Outside of School Hours Childcare programme

After School Care and Vacation Care are collectively known as Esperance Outside School Hours Care (EOSHC). The centre is located at 1 George St Esperance.

After School Care Service

This program runs Monday to Friday between the hours of 3.00pm – 6.00pm.

Educators collect the children from school and transport them to the George Street Centre. Afternoon tea is provided on arrival at the Centre.

A wide choice of learning activities are offered which encourage children to interact with their friends at the Centre. Homework may be undertaken at the Centre at parent’s request.

Vacation Care Service

This program provides learning activities for children during the school holidays, Monday to Friday, between 8.30am to 5.30pm.

Varied activities and excursions are developed for each holiday period. A program is available to parents each holiday period.

Childcare Subsidy via Services Australia

Most families are eligible for Child Care Subsidy which will reduce the fees you pay, provided you meet the requirements. If you need assistance in accessing these rebates you may contact the Escare Financial Counsellor  on 90713101.

Creche

Escare provides creche services, run by EOSHC educators,  to support groups and workshops.
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Narragunnawali Plan

A Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) is a formal statement of commitment to reconciliation. EOSHC has developed a RAP,  extending on existing initiatives undertaken, in our commitment to Reconciliation. The RAP is registered on the Narragunnawali platform.

Esperance Outside School Hours Care (EOSHC)’s vision is to encourage a continued interchangeable relationship with First Nations peoples and to continue to respectfully embed cultural knowledge and protocols in our service. We will encourage First Nations peoples to access our service with continued culturally safe programs which bring families to the centre as well as continue to identify and address barriers for families to access Child Care. EOSHC is committed to offering respectful access to knowledge about the histories of First Nations peoples, with local stories being shared alongside the national history that needs to be remembered. We encourage reconciliation by education, reflection and taking action to ensure we get to know and extend positive relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in our community. We will invite Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workers and community Elders who know the centre, to help us to continue to build strong trusting relationships. We commit to a continued vision of breaking down the barriers to childcare access  Our relationships and activities will be genuine and transformative in order to be part of truth telling action that is required for reconciliation. 

Vision for Reconcilation

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