Welcome to Bubup Womindjeka
Family and Children’s Centre.
Bubup Womindjeka is a community run, not-for-profit organisation providing integrated
early learning and care services to the community.
About Bubup Womindjeka Family and Children’s Centre
Bubup Womindjeka Family and Children’s Centre is a community run, not-for-profit organisation providing integrated early learning and care services to the community.
Bubup Womindjeka means ‘Welcome Children’ in the language of the Boon Wurrung People of the Yalukut Weelam, the traditional custodians of the land.
Bubup Womindjeka Family and Children’s Centre is committed to promoting a safe, equitable environment that supports a sense of belonging and respect. We advocate for the rights and participation of each child, throughout our organisation we embed the Child Safe Standards.
What to bring
Please provide your child with a clearly named blanket/comforter for rest and sleep times.
Please provide your child’s bottles, pre-made up, each day with the correct formula your child requires. Educators will rinse your child’s bottles; however, they will need to be washed at home. If your child drinks cow’s milk, we will supply the milk; bottles will need to be washed at home.
Please provide your child with a spare change of clothes in their bag. During the colder months, your child should be provided with gumboots, a weather proof jacket and beanie. During the warmer months, please ensure your child is protected from the sun by providing long sleeved tops.
Please provide a clearly named, drink bottle for water.
Please provide a named wide brimmed hat for your child. Bubup Womindjeka hats are available to purchase at reception for $10.
Please apply sunscreen on your child before you sign in. There is sunscreen in the rooms and at the front desk. The educators will support children to re-apply sunscreen as necessary. Sun Smart season is from 1st October to 31st March. If your child has sensitive skin, please bring your own sunscreen.
Nappies are provided. We encourage toilet training for children over the age of 2 years.
Please ensure your child does not bring toys from home. It can be distracting for the children and can often cause distress if the toy gets broken or goes missing. Children will have many other opportunities to share special interests from home within the learning program. A child’s comfort toy or item that helps your child rest or feel calm is permitted if it will support your child’s wellbeing.
Our service includes breakfast and lunch, as well as morning and afternoon tea. Our chef prepares healthy, nutritionally balanced meals and caters for all types of dietary requirements and food intolerances. Our menu’s are assessed by the Healthy Eating Advisory Service Victoria to ensure all meals met the recommended nutritional requirements for children.
We act with transparency, professionalism, and consistency. Our relationships are respectful and reciprocal and are built on trust, authenticity, and ethical interactions.
We acknowledge and respect that everyone has their own culture, beliefs, and strengths contributing to our rich and diverse community, creating a sense of belonging.
We work in partnership with all stakeholders to make decisions that
are responsible and fair. We recognise & value the interconnectedness between
our children, our families, our educators, and our integrated centre community.
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Governance and Strategic Focus
The Board of Governance is always looking for committed volunteers to share knowledge, skills and experience as the Board continues its insight, oversight and foresight of Bubup Womindjeka’s governance and operations. Vacancies will be advertised here once available but applications are welcome throughout the year.