Phone: 03 9486 3299
Fax: 03 9481 0940
Address:  55 Clifton Street, Northcote, Victoria,
Australia, 3070

Opening Hours:
Monday: 7:30am - 6:00pm
Tuesday: 7:30am - 6:00pm
Wednesday: 7:30am - 6:00pm
Thursday: 7:30am - 6:00pm
Friday: 7:30am - 6:00pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed
The Centre is Closed:
• all Victorian Public Holidays;
• the day before Melbourne Cup for Professional Development; and
• for two weeks during the Christmas and New Year period. .

A Video Tour of Clifton Street Children's Centre

We are currently working on our centre introduction video, including interviews with our Centre Manager and 2IC, so keep tuned and visit this page soon.
If you would like to learn more about our centre and meet some of our educator’s, we welcome you to come for a centre tour.
Please contact the centre on 03 9486 3299 to book in your tour.
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We are excited about our food program which has been developed with the assistance of a dietician/nutritionist and incorporates the freshest seasonal ingredients.

Lunch, as well as morning and afternoon snacks are all provided. Each meal is prepared on-site by our cooks. Good nutrition integrates a wide variety of foods which generates health and wellbeing.

We have a four week rotating menu, each week displayed next to the kitchen.

See the documents below for our Summer Menu:



Full recipes are also available upon request or from the centre foyer.

Children are provided with morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea all prepared by our experienced cooks and is nutritionist approved to make sure children’s nutritional needs are being met.


Gallery - Our Edible Gardens


Birthday Cakes

We know that often a cake is a very important aspect of celebrating birthdays. As such we invite you to bring a cake or other food to share for your child’s birthday. As children’s safety is paramount we ask that you be aware of children’s allergies and food intolerances when bringing food into the centres, at a minimum our centre policy requires that:

  • any food you bring is:
  1. nut free;
  2. egg free;
  3. has no fresh cream; and
  4. low in sugar

  • You complete our cake/food from outside the centre form and provide it to the educators in the room before any food can be shared with the children. The form must detail:
  1. All ingredients.
  2. Whether it is homemade or store bought.
  3. Whether it needs to be refrigerated.
  4. When it was made and by whom.

pdfForm / Guidelines for Food Brought from Home (224KB)

(The form is available above or can be collected from room staff, kitchen staff or our reception desk)

You may be interested in trying our vegan chocolate cake recipe, it’s delicious and healthy!