Supported Playgroups

To cover the cost of running Meerilinga playgroups, each playgroup costs $30 per term for one child and $35 if you have two children or more. Any families in financial hardship wishing to attend any of our playgroups, please contact the Centre Coordinator at the Centre you wish to attend. Contact us


Meerilinga Parenting Services North Metro

Free professional support for parents of children aged 0 – 12 years through on-site or home visits and the provision of resources such as information and referrals. For appointments or further information email the Parenting Coordinator or telephone on 9377 4749.

Meerilinga Parenting Services North Metro Supported Playgroups

Monday 9:00am - 11:00am, 11:15am -1:15pm

Wednesday 9:00am - 11:00am, 11:15am -1:15pm

Move and Groove Music Time

Have fun through singing and movement with your child aged 0-5 years.

Beechboro: Friday mornings 9:30am - 11:00am

Cockburn: Wednesday afternoons 1:30pm - 3:00pm





Kadadijiny Playgroup

Kadadijiny Playgroup is held 10:00am-12:00pm Tuesday mornings at our Beechboro Children and Family Centre.

  • Meet other parents in the area.
  • Share experiences, cultures, skill and knowledge
  • Develop support networks
  • Find out about appropriate services and support available
  • Take part in special activites and events such as NAIDOC and Children’s Week

All are welcome. For more information email the Parenting Coordinator or call 9377 7922.




Meerilinga Parenting Services South Metro

Parenting Services South Metro provide free professional support for parents of children aged 0 – 12 years. Parents can choose to access this service on-site at our Meerilinga Children and Family Centre Cockburn, via telephone or organised home visits. The service is available to support families and assist in linking relevant programs and services. For appointments or further information email the Parenting Coordinator or telephone on 9331 2211.

Move and Groove Playgroup (see above)


Circle of Friends Playgroup

Families meet every Wednesday 9:30am – 11:30am during school term to participate in the Circle of Friends Playgroup.  This playgroup is for families that want a bit of extra parenting support and wish to be linked in to other organisations in the area.  It’s also a place for families to connect and form friendships.  This playgroup is well attended so please call the Parenting Coordinator on 9331 2211 with enquiries.





Multiple Magic - Twin/Multiple Birth Support Group

Facilitated by a Meerilinga staff member the Twin/ Multiple Birth Support Group is for families with twin and multiple births to gather and share their experiences whilst gaining support, understanding and knowledge from each other. The group meets fortnightly on Fridays 9.30am to 11.30am.










Grandparents Caring for Grandchildren Support Group 

Every Thursday 9:30am - 11:30am join other grandparents caring for their grandchildren and share ideas and experiences in a playgroup setting, gain support from our parenting services for resources and information in a safe and friendly environment.










Playdads Playgroup

Every Saturday 9.15am - 11.15am at our Woodvale Children and Family Centre. A fun time together for all dads, grandfathers, uncles and father figures.