Orange Supported Playgroups
The Orange Supported Playgroup is a project that aims to replicate and build on the success of Orange Bush Babies playgroup.
Bush Babies playgroup was established by the Orange Women's Gathering with the Council's support to meet a need in the community as seen by these women.
You can stay in touch with the latest events by 'Liking' the Supported Playgroup Facebook page.
The playgroup not only caters for pre-school aged children but provides vital social support for families in the area.
Outreach is provided to the Grasshoppers Playgroup (Schools as Communities initative) on Tuesday mornings from 9.30am until 11.00pm at the Cootes Access Centre in Oxley Place. The playgroup is open to families with children from 0 to 5 years and is free to attend.
Orange East Supported Playgroup
Tuesday from 1.30pm until 3pm at Orange East Public School.The playgroup is open to all families with children from 0 to 5 years and is free to attend.
Wednesday from 10.30am until 12.30pm at Calare Public School.The playgroup is open to all families with children from 0 to 5 years and is free to attend.
Bush Babies Playgroup
Thursday from 10.30am until 12.30pm at the Carriage Cottage in Spring street. The playgroup is open to all families with children from 0 to 5 years and is free to attend.
The families come together for:
- Developmental play
- Music, singing and dancing
- Story time, cooking, outdoor play
- Cultural learning
- Communal morning tea and most importantlym, lots of yarning!
- Parenting Courses
The Supported Playgroup project aims to provide various parenting courses and regular information through collaboration, partnership, support and referral with other agencies in Orange and across the region where applicable.
Orange City Council offers a number of services for the indigenous community. Click here for details