Nillumbik Family & Children's Services is a team within Nillumbik Shire Council. We create and run programs for children and families in Nillumbik. We work with children and family service providers, community members, health agencies and government departments.
In our role in providing services for children and their families
we provide and maintain facilities for maternal and child
health, preschools, child care cooperatives, occasional child care,
playgroups and toy libraries; operate a family day care service;
operate the maternal and child health service; maintain and
resource this website specifically for families and children in
Nillumbik; provide a range of family support programs; and oversee
Nillumbik Best Start in conjunction with the Best Start
We also plan and advocate for children and families in Nillumbik.
The Nillumbik Municipal Early Years Plan
(2009-2013) provides a structure for us to work together
with the community and service providers to identify and meet
the needs of children from birth to eight and their