Following a decision by the Uniting Church Synod of Victoria and Tasmania, Connections has taken over the management of a number of Uniting Church early childhood services employing a 'cluster' management model.
With the 'cluster' management model, Connections will provide the additional support that these early childhood services need in an environment of increased regulatory and management requirements.
This partnership between Connections, each early childhood service and their Advisory Committee, the Uniting Church congregation affiliated with each service and the Synod of Victoria and Tasmania, reflects the Church's commitment to providing the highest quality early childhood services and outcomes for children.
Connections is in a good position to manage early childhood centres as we also provide a broad suite of Family Services, Early Childhood Services, Youth Services and Housing Services. Our Early Childhood Services include the Kindergarten Inclusion Support Service, Music Together, The Preschool Field Officer Service (PSFO Service) and Working Together.
There are two categories of early childhood centres: