Bella Wiyn Birralee Family Centre

Bella Wiyn Birralee Family Centre in Drysdale is an Integrated Child and Family Centre providing a range of education, care and support services to children and their families. The centre is operated by the City of Greater Geelong.

Current services include:

  • Long Day Care available for children from 6 weeks to 6 years of age
  • Integrated Kindergarten - 4 year old program available
  • Sessional Kindergarten (Drysdale Preschool- offered by  Bethany Kindergarten Services)
  • Maternal and Child Health Services - a free service available to all families with children from birth to school age. This service provides information, advice and support to families with an initial home visit, followed by appointments at Bella Wiyn Birralee Family Centre.

Services include:

  • Child health and development screening
  • Infant feeding
  • Parenting support and advice
  • First time parents groups and
  • Referrals where appropriate.

Child and family support services based on needs identified by the Drysdale community.

A multipurpose room is available for hire by community groups.



Listing details

Street address: Wadawurrung Country, 17-21 Palmerston Street, Drysdale 3222 VIC Australia
Postal address: Wadawurrung Country, Po Box 104, Geelong 3220 VIC Australia
Organisation type: Government
Affiliations: City of Greater Geelong
Service area: Bellarine, Curlewis, Drysdale, Indented Head, Point Lonsdale, Portarlington, Swan Bay, Wallington

Contact: Mary Hoppen
Phone: 03 5272 5080
Email: [email protected]

Waiting list: Yes - Central waiting list
Volunteer opportunities: Yes - Please see Council Volunteer page
Wheelchair accessible? Yes
Public transport access: Yes