Inner Melbourne Childcare Centers

We support children to have the best start to life. Guardian Centres create the space to help your child feel safe and secure to explore their world. We put your child at the centre of their growth, becoming curious and creative learners as they develop their sense of self.

If you’re looking for high quality childcare in Inner Melbourne you have a choice of two amazing Guardian Centres – each uniquely different.

Centres near you


Abbotsford boasts indoor learning spaces with a wealth of age-appropriate resources, alongside engaging outdoor environments with multiple exciting areas to explore.

Collins St

Located in the heart of Melbourne’s CBD. Warm and homey, the Centre boasts a range engaging environments, including a family dining area, city views, simulated outdoor spaces, vibrant gardens, a treehouse and multiple water play areas.

guardian richmond


Richmond offers learning spaces including an art studio, a STEM atelier, and alfresco dining, designed to inspire curiosity, fun, and a sense of belonging.

South Melbourne

South Melbourne is recently refurbished with beautifully designed outdoor spaces, ideal for discovery and play! Indoors, each room has a wealth of resources for age-appropriate learning experiences.

Each of our Centres in Inner Melbourne offer engaging, resource-rich environments for children aged six weeks to six years.

The best part? We’re enrolling now! Browse the Centres below and book a tour today to see for yourself.