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Do you need care for your children while you study?

Carinya is a TAFE Children’s Centre providing care and education for children aged 0-6 years of age. Care is available for TAFE students, staff and the local community.

Located at Newcastle Campus, Tighes Hill, Carinya is open Monday – Friday, 8am to 5.30pm.

Carinya is a fully approved centre which has been assessed as exceeding the National Quality Standard under the National Quality Framework for early childhood education and care.

Our educational curriculum is based on the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF).  Children’s interests and strengths lead their learning through play.

Fees can be subsidised with the Child Care Benefit and the Child Care Rebate.

For information on how to apply, fees, and our service curriculum and philosophy, please give us a call or drop in through the week.