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Events, activities and facilities for families and children

The City provides a broad range of programs, events and facilities to meet the diverse interests and needs of children and families across the City of Armadale. These include:

  • Fun and educational services and activities offered at our Libraries
  • A range of parks, playgrounds and recreation spaces
  • A range of programs delivered through the Armadale Fitness and Aquatic Centre.

Child health and parenting centres

Westfield Park Child and Parent Centre

The Westfield Park Child and Parent Centre is managed by Parkerville Children and Youth Care in partnership with Westfield Park Primary School.

The range of programs and services that are provided include:

  • antenatal education and child health checks and referrals, including monthly immunisation clinics
  • a variety of parenting information and programs during school terms
  • allied health services, including speech and occupational therapy, psychology and paediatric service
  • information sessions on supporting children’s physical, cognitive, language, and social and emotional development
  • early learning and development programs with parental involvement, such as playgroups which include transition to Kindergarten, mental health support, and baby playgroups
  • popular school holiday programs.

Please email westfieldpark@parkerville.org.au, or even better pop in for a cup of tea.

Community Health Nursing Services

Community Health Nursing Services are free for children from birth to 18 years. The services include child health, school health, Aboriginal child health, refugee child health, and immunisation.

To find your local services visit the Department of Health website.

Kindergarten, playgroup and child care centre

Access the City's map of kindergarten, playgroup and child care locations, including addresses and contact details.

Schools and education

Schools

Access the City's map of kindergarten, playgroup and child care locations, for a list of schools around Armadale including addresses and contact details.

For information on schooling in Western Australia visit the Department of Education website.

Australian Early Development Census

The Australian Early Development Census (AEDC) is a community measure of young children's development, based on the scores from a teacher completed checklist consisting of 100 questions.

The AEDC provides communities from around Australia with the opportunity to better understand how they can allocate resources and concentrate their efforts towards improving outcomes for children.

For more information, including results for the Armadale area, visit the AEDC website or download the Community Profile 2018 for Armadale

Armadale Early Years Network

Early Years Network plays an important role in connecting a community by working collaboratively to develop and implement initiatives, services and activities aimed at improving outcomes for young children and families.

Early Years Networks provide opportunities to share knowledge and experiences, discuss emerging early years issues, gain insights and perspectives from community representatives, and foster initiatives to improve conditions.

Keep up to date through the Armadale Early Years Network Facebook page.

 

Page Last Reviewed 3 October 2019