Smile a Mile Fun Bus and Toy Library Inc.

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Acronym: 
Smile A Mile Fun Bus

Smile-a-Mile is a Commonwealth Government funded service, based at Freds Pass.It is staffed by two full time people, who are qualified in Early Childhood and/or have a wide range of experience in children's services ( ChildCare Certificates, Diplomas in Teaching Infants/Primary). The Smile-a-Mile Fun Truck Service is designed to support parents and children who live in the rural area who may not have access to other children's services in their area. The Fun Truck travels to rural communities with activities for children 0-12 years old. Activities aimed at enhancing children's skills are set up at community, under trees at recreation grounds or at peoples homes, providing an informal and relaxed atmosphere, with social interaction for parents. We also collect recycling materials for remote or rural communities. The Smile-a-mile staff are able to give support to parents.Toys can be borrowed from the Toy Library at Freds Pass. The Fun Truck brings out toys to venues where they can also be borrowed. Annual membership fees are - individual families $44 per year

Contact
Contact name: 
Tanya Wotton
Co-ordinator
Phone 1: 
(08) 8983 2009
Fax: 
(08) 8983 2170
Address
Postal Address: 
PO Box 806
HUMPTY DOO
0836
Access
Access facilities: 
Most venues have Wheelchair access and accessible toilets
Opening hours: 
Toy library hours 1-4 Monday, Wednesday, Friday
Disabilities: 
Physical disabilities, Psychiatric disorders, includes people with high support needs
Activities: 
Mobile Toy Library, educational activitites for children living in rural remote areas of the NT that have no access to mainstream playgroups
Service details
Fees: 
Fees are $44 per year for toy library borrowers
Area: 
Adelaide River, Acacia/Larrakia, Bathchelor, Belyuen, Berry Springs, Corroboree,
Clients: 
Parents and children
Funding: 
Department of Family and Community Services
Publications: 
Newsletters
Resources: 
Toy library both mobile and at base, party hire, resources information for parents, educational developmental activities for children 0-12 years, resources for children with additional needs.

Disclaimer

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