BCYF’s Early Years team works with children aged 0-8, offering a range of supports in Geelong and Colac which include:

HIPPY Program

Home Interaction Program for Parents & Youngsters – a two-year early childhood enrichment program to help parents/carers to create a positive learning environment to prepare their child for school.

For more information contact 5226 8900.


Supported Play Groups

Small Talk play groups help enhance parents’/carers’ knowledge of children’s learning and provide strategies to assist learning and development. These groups are suitable for children aged 18 months to 3 years.

For more information, phone 5226 8900 or email smalltalk@bcyf.org.au


In Home Support and Sunshine Circles

The Sunshine Circles program is for parents/carers of children aged 0-6 years and focuses on parent/child interactions through role modelling and structured activities.

Sunshine Circles can help with:

  • Supporting children’s development through play
  • Connecting families on their parenting journey
  • Providing families the opportunity to link into support service

For more information contact 5226 8900.