Preschools

Preschools

Council has a number of Preschools. Find Centres via our list of suburbs above and then click on the Centre name for details. St Marys Children's Centre also offers occasional care.

Cambridge Gardens

Rainbow Cottage Preschool

30 Trinity Drive
4732 7844
8.45am - 3pm (including school holidays)
View more details on the Childcare Centres page.

Cranebrook (North)

Grays Lane Preschool

96-98 Grays Lane
4732 7844
8.45am - 3pm (including school holidays)
View more details on the Childcare Centres page.

Penrith (South)

Tandara Preschool

217 Evan Street
4732 7844
9am - 3pm (closed during school holidays)
View more details on the Childcare Centres page.

St Clair

Gumbirra Preschool

97a Cook Parade
4732 7844
8.45am - 3pm (including school holidays)
View more details on the Childcare Centres page.

St Marys

St Marys Preschool

7 Collins Street
4732 7844
8.30am - 4pm (closed during school holidays)
View more details on the Childcare Centres page.

Centralised Applications

Apply to enrol your child in one of our Long Day Care, Preschool, or Out of School Hours (Before and After School Care) or Vacation Care.

Applying for Child Care with Penrith Council

Follow the steps below to apply for child care with Penrith Council:

  1. Submit a new Child Care Subsidy application with Centrelink through your MyGov account. More information about what you need to do to apply is available on the Centrelink website.
  2. Call Council's Children's Services Clerical Team on 4732 7844 to discuss the availability of child care and arrange an orientation.
  3. Complete an online application form and await a call from a member of the clerical team

A Children's Services Clerical team member will be in contact once a position becomes available.

Please repeat the steps if applying for multiple sites and/or multiple children.

In January and July we will be sending a confirmation letter for you to respond to within the designated time frame acknowledgeing if you would like to remain on the waiting list and that your details are current.

Please contact the administration team if you have any questions on:

Phone: 02 4732 7844
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Facebook: Children's Services' Facebook page

Child Care Application Forms

Call our Children's Services Hotline 4732 7844 for information about how we can help you, including:

  • vacancies
  • fees
  • specialised support services
  • hours of services
  • vacation care bookings
  • upcoming activities

Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or visit our Children's Services' Facebook page.