Parent Place


Parent Place

Corner of Sturt and Albert Streets 

Open: 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday

Phone : 5320 5720.

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Parent Place is the perfect place for parents and carers! Stop in at the City of Ballarat’s popular, free drop-in centre for change and feeding facilities in a toy-filled, friendly environment. Our friendly team can provide you with general support and information about a range of City of Ballarat Family and Children’s Services including:

  • Childcare
  • Kindergarten
  • Playgroups
  • Family Day Care 
  • Immunisation
  • Maternal and Child Health Nurses

Parent Place provides a safe, welcoming and child friendly space with change and feed facilities.

Parent Place is run by City of Ballarat Family and Children’s Services staff and supported by an energetic and passionate team of volunteers.

New volunteers are welcome.  Please contact Parent Place on 5320 5720.

Looking for breastfeeding support? Please view our Breastfeeding Information Document for a list of useful resources.

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Parent Place recently won a Department of Education and Early Childhood Development  Early Years Award.

Parent Place won the award in the ‘Improvements in parents’ capacity, confidence and enjoyment of family life’ category, and received $15,000 for the ongoing development of the project.

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The following places in Ballarat provide dedicated baby change and feeding rooms for parents with young children. In addition, public toilets and a number of Ballarat businesses provide nappy change facilities within their toilet facilities. Check with staff at these businesses.