Early childhood services and OSHC case studies

See how others have created healthy change in their early childhood service.

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Long day care

   

Gippsland Lakes Community Health Children's Centre

 

GLCH Children's Centre's kitchen garden program teaches children about where their food comes from, and how things grow. And the produce they grow is included on the menu for the children to enjoy.

 

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Gippsland Lakes Community Health Children's Centre

     

Berrimba Child Care Centre

 

Linking in with free, local community health programs helped Berrimba Child Care Centre promote healthy eating and healthy teeth!

 

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Bridge Rd Early Learning Centre

 

Bridge Road ELC plan healthy menus using FoodChecker, and now meets the Achievement Program Benchmark for Healthy Eating and Oral Health, and became a Smiles 4 Miles awarded service.

 

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Bloom Early Learning

 

Learn how the Healthy Eating Advisory Service helped Bloom Early Learning provide healthier foods and drinks for their kids in this short video.

 

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Ada Mary A’Beckett Children’s Centre

 

Port Melbourne’s Ada Mary A’Beckett Children’s Centre was the first centre in Victoria to meet the Healthy Eating Advisory Service’s Menu planning guidelines for long day care.

 

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Yappera Children's Service

 

Yappera Children’s Service is an Aboriginal Community controlled, governed and managed Multifunctional Aboriginal Children’s Service in Thornbury, providing long day care and kindergarten for over 70 children.

 

See how forming strong partnerships with local organisations enabled Yappera to promote healthy eating for the children and their families.

 

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Outside school hours care

   

Heany Park Outside of School Hours Care

 

Attending a Healthy Eating Advisory Service training session prompted some healthy menu additions at Heany Park Outside of School Hours Care. Hear direct from the students about what they think of the menu changes in this brief video.

 

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World 4 Kids / Big Childcare

Find out how World 4 Kids/Big Childcare overcame doubts and resistance to revolutionise the foods and drinks they provide and promote to children Victoria-wide.

 

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