Playgroups

Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19) all Council-run playgroups are closed until further notice.

Our Smalltalk Supported Playgroups are operating via weekly telephone consultations and selected video sessions with a trained facilitator.

All other Brimbank playgroups are closed until further notice.

Visit our Coronavirus (COVID-19) page for information about Coronavirus and what we're doing.

To join a Smalltalk supported playgroup or make a referral

Playgroups

Playgroup is an informal session where mums, dads, grandparents, caregivers, children, and babies meet in a relaxed environment. No child is too young for playgroup. All children from 0–5 years of age, including babies, love new experiences.

Why take part? 

  • To meet other parents and carers; and
  • To let your child play with other children.

    Find a Playgroup

    Smalltalk Supported Playgroups

    Smalltalk is part of a ten-week playgroup program. It’s for parents with children aged from birth to four years.

    The program’s aim is to improve your child’s learning, development and well-being.

    You get access to a free playgroup run by trained professionals. They’ll give you ways to help your child learn and develop.

    This includes:

    • Improving interactions with your child in stimulating environments;
    • Improving your parenting skills and confidence; and
    • Supporting families to transition into other community supports.

    Eligibility criteria applies.

          In-Home support option

          • Five one-on-one support visits in the home or suitable location; and
          • Families see practical examples of Small Talk strategies and the opportunity to practice ideas with guidance from facilitator.

          For further information:

          Playgroup Directory

          Visit our Playgroup Directory to find a playgroup near you.

           

          Brimbank Supported Playgroups flyer
          Brimbank Promotional Video

          View a promotional video from the Victorian State Government on the importance of playgroups.

          Smalltalk Website

          Learn more about Smalltalk's parenting strategies that you can use to enhance your child’s learning at home.