‘Nara’ is a Woiwurrung word meaning ‘companion.’
Nara Community Early Learning Centre (established in 1989) is a not-for-profit and community focused early learning service in Preston. Nara provides care for 68 children each day, from 6 month old babies up to school-ready kids. Nara is overseen by a committee of management.
There are four groups of children, each with their own and shared indoor and outdoor spaces:
Joeys - 6 months to 2 years; Possums - 2 years to 3 years; Koalas - 3 to 4 years and Wombats are the kinder group 4 to 5.
Nara is open from 7:30 am to 6:00 pm Monday to Friday.
The centre is closed on all Victorian Public Holidays and for three weeks over Christmas and New Year. (Phone 03 9471 9914)