Our Lady Help of
Christians OSHC

Our Centre

At Our Lady Help of Christians (OLHC) we are committed to ensuring children are cared for in a welcoming, stimulating, safe environment that is sensitive to cultural diversity and inclusive of all families. We encourage children to develop positive peer relationships that foster their sense of well-being at the service.

Our program is developed in consultation with educators, educational leaders, children and families, with the aim of supporting the learning, growth and development of all children in our care. We understand that children are capable and active contributors in their own learning. Their voices contribute to developing a program that reflects their unique interests, strengths and abilities. This allows us to develop a holistic program that empowers each child to excel beyond their believed capabilities.

New After School Care program – click to view

Transport Schools

Macarthur St Primary School
401 Macarthur St, Ballarat 3350
After School Care
​St Columba’s Primary School
Gregory St, Ballarat 3350
After School Care
St Francis Xavier Primary School 
Fortuna St, Ballarat East 3350
After School Care

Our Lady Help of Christian School

480A Gillies Street North
Wendouree, VIC, 3350

After School Care
3.30pm - 6.00pm
Vacation Care
7.00am - 6.00pm

Tel: 0491 743 126

Email: ballarat.olhcoshc@ymca.org.au

Xplor App
Access

Use the Xplor App to stay up to date with your child’s enrolment and learning

Fun Filled Excursions

Children are given the opportunity to explore local communities and attractions

Indoor/Outdoor Spaces

Play and learn in well-resourced indoor and outdoor spaces

Leisure Based programs

Child led learning based on children’s interests and voices

Safeguarding Children

We aspire to ensure that all Children and Young People are safe and feel safe at the Y

Educational Incursions

Be entertained by special guests while learning about a range of topics

After School Care​ Bookings

Our Lady Help of Christians offers After School Care 3:30pm – 6:00pm at 480A Gillies Street North, Wendouree, VIC, 3350.

We also offer transport to After School Care for Macarthur St Primary School, St Alipius Primary School, ​St Columba’s Primary School and St Francis Xavier Primary School.

For help with your enrolment, please click here

Vacation Care​ Bookings

The Y Ballarat offer Holiday Programs at OLHC, providing children with a safe and friendly care environment with opportunities to make new friends, develop their self-esteem and participate in exciting activities during the holidays.

Enrolment Assistance

To enrol in one of our programs please use the links on this page.

For assistance or further information, please fill in the form below.


The Y acknowledges the Traditional Owners of Country throughout Australia and their continuing connection to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures; and to Elders past, present and future.
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