Who is eligible for Working Together?

To take part in Working Together, children must be:

✅ Three years old by 1st of January in the year they will take part
✅ In their year before Kindergarten
✅ Not currently enrolled with an Early Childhood Education and Care service (sometimes known as childcare)

Children must also meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Have parents/primary carers who hold a Health Care Card
  • Identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander
  • Receive support or interventions from the Child Safety Service
  • Have two or more concerns identified through a Parents’ Evaluation of Developmental Status (PEDS)

If your child is eligible to participate in Working Together, you can fill out the online application form.

If you aren’t sure, or would like to speak to someone to find out more, our friendly engagement workers are happy to talk over email, phone or text. Visit the Working Together Engagement Workers page to find an Engagement Worker in your area.

If you’re not eligible to participate in Working Together but still want to engage in early learning, the Tasmanian Government runs various other free early learning programs that you can check out, including:

You can also find resources online to help with early learning at home.