Community > Kalkee Rd Children's & Community Hub
The Kalkee Road Children’s and Community Hub - which is currently being constructed on a green field site in Horsham North - will provide Horsham and district residents with integrated children's and family services from a brand new, purpose-built venue.
The 1,120 (approx) square metre building is set to become a central community hub with a range of health, education and support services all available under the one roof.
Updates on the Kalkee Road Children's and Community Hub are published in the 'Whats happeing at the Hub?' newsletter which can be downloaded via the link. More information can be found on the Kalkee Road Hub Facebook page. Follow us at: https://www.facebook.com/KalkeeRoadHub/
What is an integrated hub?
An integrated hub provides services that are easy to access (under one roof), more efficient (one reception, one phone number), comprehensive and coordinated (many services working together).
Integrating services has been show to deliver huge benefits to children and families, due to:
What services will be at the Hub?
The Kalkee Road Children's and Community Hub will have a range of services including Maternal and Child Health Nurses, sessional kindergarten and some child care. Other services in the hub may include supported playgroup, toy library, visiting specialists and early intervention services. Horsham District Kindergarten Association (HDKA) has been appointed as the licensee for early years services at the Kalkee Road Children's and Community Hub. HDKA will be running both three and four year old kindergarten, after kinder care, and speciality programs such as bush kindergarten and a sustainability program.
The schematic design of the facility combines a range of multi-use areas including:
Children’s Services will be delivered in four rooms of varying sizes, with an overall licence for 93 children. The rooms are adjoining and designed to open up for group activities and special events.
You can also take a virtual tour of the Hub here.
Further information about the hub can be downloaded here. Alternatively, please phone Cassandra Kelly on 0418 661 243.