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The Connecting Early Years Network Support Program was developed by WACOSS and is funded by The Department of Communities until June 30 2019.  Early Years Networks across Western Australia play a fundamental role in supporting young children and their families to live good lives. This program aims to support Early Years Networks to stay strong and live long, so they can achieve their full potential. The model aims to provide support that is realistic, practical and builds capacity. In turn, networks agree to provide information about their group for record retention and evaluation purposes.

Support available to the networks can include the following:

  • Support to networks to engage with their community.
  • Support to build their capacity and sustainability to continue supporting children and families in the local community.
  • Learning and development opportunities for the networks including sourcing and promoting existing opportunities.
  • Support to use the portal as a central space to share information, ideas and resources.

Networks are invited to provide input about any challenges, ideas or suggestions via email to



Connecting Early Years Networks

Telephone: (08) 9420 7222




Western Australian Council of Social Service,

City West Lotteries House,

2 Delhi Street,

West Perth,

WA 6005