Welcome to Silkwood School
Helping Hands works in partnership with your school to provide Outside School Hours Care (OSHC) services.
At Helping Hands, children enjoy a fun, learning experience.
From exciting activities and healthy, nutritious food, to caring, motivated team members, you can be sure your child is safe and has lots of fun, before or after school.
What happens at OSHC?
We offer engaging activities for all ages, including arts and craft, games, cooking, sports, drama, board games, dress-ups and fun with friends.
On request from parents, children can also participate in homework club. The service provides delicious and healthy food for breakfast at Before School Care and afternoon tea at After School Care.
At Helping Hands, your child will always be in the care of friendly, qualified and experienced educators, who all have ‘Working with Children’ clearances. Our Coordinators are trained in first aid, CPR, asthma and anaphylaxis.”
|Before School Care||7:00 AM - 8:45 AM||$18.50|
|After School Care||3:00 PM - 6:00 PM||$24.00|
|Vacation Care||7:00 AM - 6:00 PM||$49.00|
About the New Child Care Subsidy (CCS)
The Australian Government is investing an additional $2.5 billion over four years to support the 1.2 million families who use approved child care. The changes will provide more support for families and be targeted to those who need it most.
When the Child Care Subsidy (CCS) commences on July 2nd, it will:
Your information does not automatically rollover to the new package and you may not receive any subsidy if your assessment is not completed. You must provide some new information and confirm your current details using your Centrelink online account through myGov. If not already done, you should complete this as soon as possible.
Calculating your CCS
Three things will determine how much subsidy the Government will contribute to your child care fees, these are:
To establish what level of Child Care Subsidy you may be entitled to please contact the Centrelink Family and Parents line on 13 61 50 or to estimate what your new Child Care Subsidy might be, go to the Government’s Payment and Services Finder here. Our fee information is provided by service on this website.