Hungry Caterpillars Supported Playgroup - IPC Health

About this service

  • Special time for parents/carers and kids to have fun and learn together
  • Songs, stories, craft and indoor/outdoor play
  • Time for making friends and feeling connected
  • Mini information sessions such as managing screen time, building daily routines
  • Help kids get ready for kinder or school
  • Help link to other services if needed

Though the group is not running at present and may run a little differently when we return, referrals can still be made. Please contact Melissa on 8734 1400 

    • Service name

      Hungry Caterpillars Supported Playgroup - IPC Health

    • Service address

      Community Room 3 (near Toy Library) Wyndham Park Community Centre 55-57 Kookaburra Avenue Werribee
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    • Phone

      87341400

    • Urgency levels

    • Service provider

      IPC Health

    • Last update

      19/08/2020

    • Service area

      Families living in City of Wyndham

    • Service hours

      Not currently running due to COVID-19 restrictions. Usually runs Tuesdays 10-11.30 am during school terms. Please contact before coming.

    • Additional age criteria

      Babies until school starting age (pre-school)

    • Eligibility criteria

      Families living in the City of Wyndham who:
      - have difficulties such as financial stress, feeling isolated, trouble coping or worries about their child's development
      - Please note, children who have difficulty in many areas of development and are eligible for ECEI/NDIS are NOT eligible for this service. Please contact if you would like more information.

    • Interpreters

      Interpreters can be provided – require booking in advance

    • Service type

      GROUP

    • Costs

      $2.00 per family per week to cover cost of morning tea (talk to staff if payment will be difficult)

    • Public transport information

      Bus route 437 Werribee-Hoppers Crossing

    • Service for

      Families experiencing isolation or worries about child's development

More information for teachers, wellbeing staff and service professionals

    • Participation length

      Average is 3-4 terms per family Can be up to 2 years if needed

    • Participation type

      Group

    • Staff profile

      The group is run by staff from family services, speech pathology , occupational therapy and psychology teams at IPC Health

    • Who can refer

      Self referral from families or referral from other services Other services referring into the group are asked to complete a referral form – please contact Melissa on 8734 1400 to request a copy.

    • Referral mode

      The group is run by family services, speech pathology , occupational therapy and psychology staff from IPC Health. Please contact Melissa on 8734 1400