IPC Health Hungry Caterpillars Supported Playgroup

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

    • Service name

      IPC Health Hungry Caterpillars Supported Playgroup

    • Service address

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

      Looking for Support

    • Service provider

      IPC Health

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    • Last update


    • Service area

      Families living in City of Wyndham

    • Service hours

      Tuesdays during school terms 10.00 - 11.00 am

    • Age group

      Maximum age 5 years

    • Additional age criteria

      Pre-schoolers (babies until starting school age)

    • Eligibility criteria

      Children who are NOT eligible for Early Childhood Early intervention (ECEI) or National Disability insurance Scheme (NDIS) - please contact if you would like details about other available services

    • Interpreters

      Interpreters can be provided – require booking in advance

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    • Costs

      No cost currently

    • Public transport information

      Bus route 437 Werribee-Hoppers Crossing

    • Service for

      Families living in City of Wyndham who are dealing with things such as money worries, worries about their child, feeling isolated or needing help with coping

    • Languages (other than English)

      English is the main language used at playgroup. However, the group is proudly multicultural and families are encouraged to use their home language. Every effort will be made to book interpreters if needed.

    • Drop in service

      No. Please be assured, COVIDSafe measures are in place, including strict limits to group size.

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

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    • 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 or Thooha on 8734 400 to request a copy

    • Referral mode

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