For the most up-to-date information regarding current COVID-19 restrictions please visit;

Dismiss alert

Child Care on Wheels Service

Child Care on Wheels Service



The model of mobile child care was introduced to meet some of the needs of children and families in the district (a traditional child care centre would not have been a viable proposition). The mobile model is an innovative way of responding to the need for children's services in rural and remote areas.

Long day child care is provided at existing premises at Robe, Kangaroo Inn and Beachport. CCOWS aims to provide affordable, accessible, quality care and education for children and families in Robe and the surrounding districts.

CCOWS is a Commonwealth Government funded rural project with the District Council of Robe being the Approved Provider and with liaison and support from site partners, eecsrsb, and the Department of Education and Training.



Being MOBILE means that equipment is taken to each site in containers, that are packed into trolleys, which fit into a specially designed trailer that is towed by a 4WD vehicle. Staff set up the premises for the day so that compliance with licensing standards are met.

The service is supported by a staff with great stamina and special skills. To start the day at a shed, drive through kangaroo country to a site, set up equipment and then care for children, pack up the equipment, reload the trailer and drive back to the shed takes staff with commitment, dedication, flexibility and enthusiasm.


Hours of Operation

Robe: Monday, Tuesday, Friday - 8.30am - 5.15pm

Robe (RSL): Wednesday, Thursday 8.30am - 5.15pm

Beachport: Wednesday 8.45am - 5.00pm

Kangaroo Inn: Thursday 8.30am - 5.00pm




Contact Us


Karla Dew, Director of Childcare Services -

Dominique Turner, Childcare Administration Officer -

P | 08 8768 2003

M | 0429 682 002