Kids having fun with a street performer

Families and Children

The City of Greater Dandenong is committed to ensuring that people have access to quality services that address the many needs of children and families today. They provide a range of services to support the needs of families and children within the municipality.

The following pages outline Council's services for families and children, as well as provide general information for families sourced from the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development and several other Government sources.


Early childhood education includes all forms of education provided to young children up to 8 years of age. 
Council offers services which support families to live, work and play in Greater Dandenong.
Greater Dandenong is a city in which all children are valued, respected and celebrated.