ABOUT US, OUR VALUES
& THE TEAM


ABOUT US, OUR VALUES & THE TEAM


Kids Korner Combined Occasional Care Centre Inc. is Community Based, not for profit child care service operating in Nowra.
State and Federal Governments provide funding to Kids Korner Combined Occasional Care Centre. Kids Korner Combined Occasional Childcare Centre has been operating for over 25 years in the Shoalhaven. The Management Committee is comprised of parents that use our service and is essential for the Centre's operation.

We encourage and welcome any participation in our program. If you have any concerns please feel you can speak to the staff. If you wish to discuss your childs progress, behaviour or development, appointments are available. We also encourage parents to subscribe to our newsletters and visit our website news section as well as our newly created Facebook page to stay updated on what is happening at Kids Korner.
The Centre
The Nowra Centre is located at 23-25 Park Road in East Nowra in a Shoalhaven City Council owned building. We have "an open door policy" and welcome parents, carers and members of community to visit. You will be warmly greeted by our office staff and early childhood educators.

Kids Korner Combined Occasional Care Centre Inc is a community based centre, running on a non for profit principle and relying heavily on parental and community support. We are an approved Child Care Centre and licensed to operate between 8am and 5pm weekdays. Both permanent and casual care are available for families.
If you are thinking of enrolling your child at Kids Korner, please fill in our pre-enrolment enquiry form. After receiving your submitted form, our centre staff will contact you to discuss your specific circumstances in more detail as well as place availability or the length of current waiting list.
Philosophy & Programs
Our philosophy and aim is to provide quality programs, including the new EYLF (Early Years Learning Framework) and "My Time, Our Place", creating a welcoming environment where all children and families are respected and valued. The programs are play based with specific emphasis on the importance of communication and language (including early literacy and numeracy) and social and emotional development. We aim to ensure that all children are equally treated without bias, regardless of sex, race, ability and culture.


  • Preschool (3-5 years)
  • Occasional Care (0-5 years)
  • Before and After School Care (5-12 years)
  • Vacation Care (5-12 years)
Early Childhood Educators

Kids Korner educators are dedicated and work in partnership with children and their families respecting culture, race, religion, identity and language.

Our staff and early childhood educators are Qualified and trained in their recognised field of work with an early childhood teacher working with out school readiness program.

Kids Korner educators provide programs that ensure children receive through play based learning, quality teaching that maximises their potential and develops the foundations for success.

These programs recognize the importance of communication and language including literacy and numeracy and social and emotional development.

We do it, because we LOVE IT!
Payments & Charges
Families using Approved Child Care such as Kids Korner, are eligible for subsidies to help reduce their fees. Exact amount to be paid depends on each family's circumstances. Kids Korner require payment on a PAY AS YOU GO scheme.

We accept cash payments & cheques. At the centre, we have EFTPOS and credit card facilities. Centrepay and Internet transfers are also an option. Our office can help you with all fee enquiries.

Click here to learn more about the new Child Care Package.

Your Rights
  • be treated with courtesy at all times
  • privacy and confidentiality, and access all personal information kept about the Consumer
  • be part of decisions about care and the service
  • respect at all times
  • receive good quality service
  • be assessed for access to services without discrimination
  • choose from available alternatives
  • pursue any complaint about service provision without retribution
  • be informed and consulted about available services and other relevant matters
  • involve an advocate of your choice

We believe in respect, diversity, open arms and honouring difference.
We Open Doors
Other important information
Suncreen
Sunscreen is available for parents to apply to children, although we encourage application before arrival. With consent sunscreen will be reapplied before pm play.

Medication
Staff are permitted to administer prescription prescribed medication only. Children must be on medication for at least 24 hours before continuing child care.

Asthma
Kids Korner, with the aid of NSW Health, have developed an Asthma plan procedure for the Centre. If your child does have Asthma we can help.

Infectious Diseases
In fairness to your child and other children using the centre, do not send your child with any infectious/contagious disease.

Cough or Runny nose (persistent green/yellow in colour), Measles, Mumps, Chicken Pox, Hand Foot & Mouth, Streptococcal Sore throat, Head Lice, Ring Worm, Impetigo, Conjunctivitis, Scabies, Diarrhoea
Kids Korner has a policy concerning the signs, symptoms and exclusion periods of these diseases. A letter from your child’s doctor will be required to clear their return to the centre.

Kids Korner has a HEALTHY FOOD POLICY.
Please provide healthy lunch and snack options for your child.