Community Projects

Bass Valley Children's Centre - open now!

aerial photograph of Bass Valley Primary School and JLM KIndergarten

The Bass Valley Children's Centre has transformed into a vibrant and busy place since the Centre opened for business on Tuesday, 30 January.

Bestchance Child Family Care are the operators of the Centre. For more information about Bestchance, have a look at their web page here.


photo of exterior of building

What services does the BVCC have?

  • 4 year old funded Kindergarten
  • Long day care / Casual care
  • School holiday program
  • Before and after school-care
  • Maternal and Child Health services
  • Access to specialist services and parenting programs
  • Community meeting spaces

How do I enrol my child?

photo inside one of the childcare rooms with leadlight window from JLM

To enrol your child for childcare and/or kindergarten places, contact Clair at Bestchance on (03) 8562 5100 or via email.

Employment opportunities at BVCC

For employment opportunities please contact Clair, details above.

What is the Bass Valley Children's Centre (BVCC) project?

Construction of an integrated children's centre adjacent to the Bass Valley Primary School at 60 Corinella Road, Corinella,  commenced on 14 November 2016. It provides much needed childcare facilities, in addition to a kindergarten, for the families in the Bass Valley area. You can download the design (PDF 933kb).

Project Information

  • Project commenced November 2016
  • Total project cost is $2.5 million. Funding partners: Department of Education and Training, Bass Coast Shire Council and Bass Valley Children's Centre Inc.
  • Project completion January 2018.

Any questions?

All questions regarding the BVCC project should be directed to Lisa Barham-Lomax, Manager Community Recreation and Culture, on (03) 5671 2174 or email.

Further information

For more information about the Bass Valley Children's Centre, check out their web page. If you would like to be involved in this exciting project, consider joining the Steering Committee. They can be contacted via email

Construction Newsletter

For up to date information and photos, please take a look at the Construction Newsletters: 

#7 December 2017 (PDF 827kb)

#6 October 2017 (PDF 266kb)

#5 August 2017 (PDF 786kb)

#4 May 2017 (PDF 868kb)

#3 March 2017 (PDF 677kb)

#2 January 2017 (PDF 796kb)

#1 October 2016 (PDF 325kb).


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