A safe, welcoming & fun place

Rated as exceeding the National Quality Standards by the Department of Education and Training 

MACE is proudly the approved Local Early Childhood Education and Care Training Provider for Mansfield's only not-for-profit community-owned and managed childcare centre ~ Mansfield Community Cubby House.

The centre is registered with the Victorian Department of Education and Early Childhood Development

(Provider No.: 9921).

The Whole


In an environment that is safe, welcoming and fun, the centre aims to provide for individual growth of the whole child through responding to their social, emotional, educational and recreational needs.

Self Paced


The program is designed to provide opportunities for learning that are challenging and stimulating, and foster creativity using open-ended experience. Children are encouraged to learn at their own pace using their strengths and interests to enable them to reach their full potential.



The centre is licensed to cater for up to 50 children with the program divided into three age-specific areas including:

  • Lullaby Lane 3mths - 2yrs

  • Discovery Valley 2-3 yrs

  • Adventure Island 3-6 yrs

A Range of Services

The centre offers a range of services including:

  • Permanent Day Care between 6am and 6.30pm

  • Permanent Sessional Care

  • Morning / Afternoon

  • After Kinder Care

  • Casual Care

  • Out of School Hours Care (6-12yrs) Before & After School & Holiday Care

Operating Hours

Monday to Friday 6.30am - 6.00pm​

The centre is closed on the following days:

  • Christmas break: closed for two (2) weeks Dec/Jan. Specific dates to be advised in early March.

  • Australia Day

  • Labour Day

  • ANZAC Day

  • Queen’s Birthday

  • Good Friday

  • Easter Monday

  • Melbourne Cup Day

Contact Details

Location: 10 Davies Street, Mansfield VIC 3722



Enquiries can be made to the Children's Services Manager on​:

Phone: 03 5775 1111

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Child Care Subsidy

​Most families who use the centre are eligible for the Child Care Subsidy which will reduce the amount of fees that parents will pay. Click here for more information:


or visit


or call 13 61 50

Want to learn new skills?

MACE has a variety of training and general interest courses...

About Us

Mansfield Adult Continuing Education

(MACE) is a provider of vocational education and training, early childhood education and care, and community development.

Contact Us

Telephone: 03 5775 2077
Facsimile: 03 5775 2836
Postal: PO Box 295, Mansfield VIC 3724

Address: 145-147 High Street, Mansfield VIC 3722

Hours: Monday to Friday 10am - 4pm

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ABN: 25 306 780 833