Department for Education

Occasional Care at Hub Drive:

Occasional Care Policy and Procedures

The Department for Education (DECD) delivers an Occasional Care Program from preschools and Children’s Centres in areas throughout South Australia.

The aim of the program is to:


Priority of access

The priority of access criteria must be used to allocate available places.

The priority of access criteria is:

The program is targeted to support children who are not accessing alternative early childhood education and care programs including preschool, a child care centre or family day care.

Determining Priority of Access

Booking Practice

Session Times

Wed and Thurs mornings and afternoons and Fri mornings

Wed, Thurs and Friday mornings 8.45am – 11.30am
Wednesday & Thursday afternoons 12.15pm – 3.00pm
Children under the age of 2 years may only attend on Wed & Thurs mornings

Payment of Fees


What to Bring – (Please name all items clearly)

Healthy Food Policy