Everyday skills can be hard for some

A surprising statistic for you – around 44% of adult Australians has literacy levels that make everyday tasks very difficult. Sadly, our numeracy levels are worse with over half of Australian adults scoring low on international surveys. If you have been able to read this so far, fortunately, you are likely not a contributor to this statistic. Low […]

from student to employee

From Student to Employee

My name is Rebecca and I’m an employee and student at Cire Services. I first started at Cire as a student in the Step Ahead Program at the Cerini Centre in Warburton 2013. I became aware of the program through my family, as they had previously been students and staff members of the organisation. The […]

Out trip around the world

Our trip to Africa

This month our early learning educators have been coming up with some really creative ways for children to learn through interactive play. One that stands out is the airport they set up with the children to teach them about travel.  This was inspired by a recent holiday that one of the children had been on with […]

Life Writing with Lindy Schneider

Bringing your story to life

Want a Life Writing tip to get you started with writing a piece of your own history? Life Writing is a style of writing that draws out your unique story and preserves it for you or whoever you choose to share it with. It’s a wonderful way to honour your life and anyone, regardless of […]

Learning through play

Taking a walk in the shoes of a room leader

My name is Taylor and this year I became a Room Leader. Over the years I have been an Educator at Occasional Care, Outside of School Hours Care and assisted in the 3 year old room. After completing my Diploma of Early Childhood Education and Care through Cire in 2017, I am now leader of […]

Design to Inspire donates furniture to Cire Services

Inspired by a generous donation

In March, Cire Services Inc. was delighted to meet with Designs to Inspire, a Melbourne-based team of property stylists, who have a lifelong passion for homes and interiors. Founded in 2011 by Georgia K, the Designs to Inspire team have grown to be a leader in the home staging area. The team researches property styles, current […]

Tax Help - Volunteer call out

Volunteer call out: Tax Help program

Cire Community House has just become a Tax Help centre and we are looking for a volunteer to run our Tax Help program. Tax Help is a network of ATO-trained and accredited community volunteers who provide a free and confidential service to help people complete their tax returns online using myTax. From July to October, […]

Prams to go

Prams to go

Cire Services would like to thank the Warburton and Yarra Junction Community Bank branches for their generous sponsorship towards the purchase of three quad multi-seat strollers. Cire Long Day Care in Yarra Junction is located at 39-41 Little Yarra Rd, Yarra Junction. The centre is located at the back of the property (shared with the Cire […]

A popular tune sparks imagination

A popular tune sparks imagination

Over the last few weeks, we have had a growing interest in catching the bus and buses in general. When my friends began singing “The Wheels On the Bus” on a daily basis with no prompting, having lengthy discussions of themselves and siblings catching the bus, I knew we were on a path of genuine […]