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Out of school hours care (OSHC) information for families

OSHC services provide childcare mostly for children attending school, but can care for children who have not yet started school. Services are encouraged to provide care to children with high support needs and disabilities. Services can operate before school, after school, on pupil free days, in vacation care periods. 

Find OSHC services

Families can find OSHC services near them by searching on find schools, preschools and other services.

Benefits of OSHC

OSHC services can contribute to the healthy and successful lives of children. They provide recreational learning experiences that promote supportive environments where children can build independence and apply learning in social settings.

These experiences encourage children to interact with friends, learn life skills, solve problems, practice social skills, try new experiences, feel happy, safe and relaxed.

Out of school hours care (OSHC)

Phone: 8226 6427
EmailEducation.OSHC [at] sa.gov.au