Five Aftercare Centres In Joburg


From homework supervision to plenty of fun, aftercare is a wonderful solution to your and your child’s needs. Some days may be hectic at the office, while others aren’t – no matter the situation, you’ll know your children are safe and well looked after at the aftercare facility of your choice. Here are five aftercare centres for you to check out in Joburg.

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Let Them Grow – Northcliff

As a working parent it can be difficult to stay on top of everything. If it is not enough earning a living at the office you have to be there for your child and help them with life, schoolwork, how to handle bullies AND their homework. But now, thanks to Let Them Grow, you don’t need to do everything yourself. They offer an aftercare service that will fetch your little ones from school, ensure their homework is done and also provide them with supervised fun with other children during the afternoon. The best news is that they offer holiday programmes when school is out.

Details: (011) 888 8229 | marinda@letthemgrow.co.za | 244 Frederick Drive, Northcliff, Randburg, Johannesburg.

FunFanatiks.com – Olivedale

Leaving the kids at home after school can leave them feeling bored and not remotely interested in finishing their homework. So, to help you keep your little ones entertained and up to date with their work, FunFanatiks.com offers a delightful and supervised space to keep an eye on them when you can’t. Their child drop-off care services caters for children aged between 2 – 12 and offers a safe and secure indoor and outdoor play area. This is complemented by guided and supervised entertainment, a book club, meals and refreshments, homework supervision, electronic games and much more. And if you need a sitter for date night they offer overnight babysitting too…

Details: 082 854 2831 or (011) 462 5257 | kids@funfanatiks.com | Olivedale, Johannesburg.

Cresco Preschool and Aftercare – Alberton

Offering supervised aftercare for children from grade 1 to grade 6, Cresco Preschool and Aftercare is just the place for your children after school. The facility will take care of your kids from 13:00 to 17:00, supervise their homework and allow them to have fun and relax with exciting outdoor activities thereafter. They’ll also be provided with a nutritious lunch and afternoon snack. To transport your kids from their schools to the facility, they use recommended transport companies who are familiar with the area.

Details: (011) 867 1139 | info@crescoschool.co.za | 8 Hennie Alberts Street, Brackenhurst, Alberton.

Sammy’s Aftercare & Transport – Horison

This home-based aftercare facility offers parents will fetch your kids from school, supervise their homework and providing them with a light lunch and refreshments. It also offers kids a secure and supervised area to play, meet new friends and blow off some steam before you fetch them after work.  They transport and look after children from the following schools – Lantern Schools, Constantia Primary School, Laerskool Horison, Laerskool Gustav Preller and Horison View Primary School. If you’re in the area and your child’s school is not on the list, give them a call.

Details: Samantha Nel | 073 790 9408 | 51 Kingfisher Street, Horizon, West Rand.

Sharonlea Child Care – Sharonlea

For a safe haven when you’re busy at the office, Sharonlea Child Care offers an after school service for primary school children. There’s a lovely shaded outside play area, as well as sunrooms when the cold creeps in or the weather turns bad. Children from as young as three months old can be left leave them in caring hands at the baby centre.

Details: (011) 704 1030 or 082 444 8344 | info@sharonleachildcare.co.za or admin@sharonleachildcare.co.za | 73 Ebbehout Street, Sharonlea, Northriding.

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