Community Projects

Bass Valley Children's Centre

aerial photograph of Bass Valley Primary School and JLM KIndergarten

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 will provide 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
  • Estimated Project completion January 2018
  • Total project cost will be in the order of $2.5 million. Funding partners: Department of Education and Training, Bass Coast Shire Council and Bass Valley Children's Centre Inc.

What is happening now?

photo of exterior of building photo inside one of the childcare rooms with leadlight window from JLM
  • Installation of internal flooring is being completed
  • Landscaping around the front, sides and back of building to commence
  • Leasing of land, and licensing of building negotiations well under way
children's centre outside play area looking back to car park

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).

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.

What services will 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?

Bestchance Child Family Care is Council's preferred operator for the Bass Valley Children's Centre
To enrol your child for Childcare and/or kindergarten places for 2018 and onwards, contact Clair at Bestchance on (03) 8562 5100 or via  email.

Employment opportunities at BVCC

For employment opportunities please contact Clair, details above.

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

Further technical information about the progress can be obtained on Council's Project's Infrastructure page

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