FREE Skateboarding Workshops in the City of Swan

The City of Swan and Skateboarding WA will be delivering a series of Skateboard Clinics and a mini competition in Altone and Ballajura. Open to any young person aged 8-18 years with boards and helmets supplied to participants, it is a great opportunity to children and young people to learn to skate or develop their […]

A welcome visit from Paint the Swan ReAD

Paint the Swan REaD were delighted to be invited by Meerilinga to attend their Family Circle group during Children’s Week. 7 parents and carers and over 10 children were in attendance. CLAN staff supported the event with story time, singing and a healthy morning tea. Paint the Swan REaD provided the children with a gift bag including Paint […]

Working with Dads Workshop

Meerilinga Children and Family Centre High Wycombe played host to a Working with Dads Workshop on 19 October. Participants learnt valuable skills on a variety of topics that influence how fathers connect with services. Guest speaker Sara Lohmeyer, High Wycombe Child Health Nurse and 2013 Australian Nurse of the Year, spoke about working with expectant and […]

The Right to Discover

To celebrate the Children’s Week 2015 theme ‘The Rights of the Child to Discover’ Meerilinga Children and Family Centres Woodvale and Kingsley organized an incursion from the Scitech roadshow. Supported by latest neuroscience research into brain development, the Scitech Early Childhood program provided a safe, exciting and interactive environment for children to engage in self-initiated play. The […]

New services at Meerilinga Woodvale

Two new services have joined Meerilinga Children and Family Centre Woodvale to increase the services available to families in the area. Sensibly Speaking Speech Therapy works with all ages in a family friendly environment who supports and engages with clients to improve their quality of life. Learn more at: Outside School Hours Care operates […]

Exceeding National Quality Standards

We are delighted to announce that the Meerilinga Kingsley Early Learning Program has been rated Exceeding under the National Quality Standards. The Kingsley Early Learning Program was assessed under the National Quality Standards on Tuesday 25 August and Wednesday 26 August. Two assessors from the Education and Care Regularity Unit (ECRU) reviewed the educational program, […]

WA Children’s Week Awards

Fairy Queen Caroline, Children’s Week Ambassador, opened the WA Children’s Week Awards at Perth Zoo today, by singing the additional verses of the Children’s Week Song, celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Australia signing the United Nations Charter of the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Children’s Week Patron, Her Excellency the Honourable Kerry Sanderson AO, Governor […]

It’s Children’s Week!

Children’s Week was celebrated by thousands of families at Whiteman Park on Sunday 25 October. The stunning bush setting was a fabulous backdrop for tonnes of free activities and entertainment.  Children and families enjoyed the theme of the child’s right to discover, engaging in a range of activities, from science to African drumming, archaeology to ornithology, rock […]

Fun for Everyone!

Go for 2&5 presents WA Children’s Week Family FunSafe Day promises to be a fantastic FREE event jam packed full of fun interactive activities for the whole family. Conquer the climbing wall, dream in the imagination playground, get dizzy in adventure saucers, discover dinosaurs, get lost in the fun maze, cuddle the baby farm animals, […]

High Wycombe Now Open

Meerilinga Children and Family Centre High Wycombe is now open at 104 Edney Road High Wycombe. Visit our Children and Family Centre page on our website to learn more about connecting with Meerilinga in High Wycombe and stay posted as more programs and services will be launched as we learn more about the community. Meerilinga […]