Getting Started

Free Kindergarten is available across Hume at participating services in both sessional and integrated kindergartens. Funded Kindergarten is available for up to 15 hours per week for three and four year old children. 

Council offers registrations to sessional kindergarten for both Council-run and non-Council run services. You can find the closest centre in Hume to your home or work by using the 'Find a Kinder Program' map on the Victorian State Government website

Find a Kindergarten

We encourage you to visit kindergartens you are interested in. You can contact the kindergarten to make an appointment to visit the service or click here to see scheduled open day/nights

For integrated kindergartens please contact your local long day care service directly or search for a childcare.

What age can my child start kindergarten?

Starting age calculator

What's next?

If you have any questions or concerns please email or call 9205 2538, alternatively phone 9205 2200.

Statement of commitment

Hume City Council is a child safe organisation with a zero tolerance for child abuse. Council actively listens to and supports children to be strong, confident and self-determined citizens. Council provides a safe working environment that values child safety, diversity and inclusion for all children aged 0 – 18 and adheres to the Victorian Child Safe Standards and related legislation. For more information view Child Safe and Wellbeing.