Community > Kalkee Rd Children's & Community Hub
The Kalkee Road Children’s and Community Hub - which is currently being constructed on a green field site in Horsham North - will provide Horsham and district residents with integrated children's and family services from a brand new, purpose-built venue.
The 1,120 (approx) square metre building is set to become a central community hub with a range of health, education and support services all available under the one roof.
What is an integrated hub?
An integrated hub provides services that are easy to access (under one roof), more efficient (one reception, one phone number), comprehensive and coordinated (many services working together).
Integrating services has been show to deliver huge benefits to children and families, due to:
What services will be at the Hub?
The Kalkee Road Children's and Community Hub will have a range of services including Maternal and Child Health Nurses, sessional kindergarten and some child care. Other services in the hub may include supported playgroup, toy library, visiting specialists and early intervention services.
The schematic design of the facility combines a range of multi-use areas including:
Children’s Services will be delivered in four rooms of varying sizes, with an overall licence for 93 children. The rooms are adjoining and designed to open up for group activities and special events.
Further information on the progress of the project can be read or downloaded here. Alternatively, please phone Cassandra Kelly on 0418 661 243.