Council gives Kingston Toy Library a helping hand
Kingston Toy Library will receive additional funding from Council to help the organisation cater for children with additional needs in the community.
Established more than 20 years ago, the community-run not-for-profit organisation allows members to access affordable toys and play equipment to assist in the educational development of Kingston’s pre-school children up to 7 years.
The $12,575 in funding will go towards the cost of employing two staff members and purchasing resources to provide a specialised three-hour session weekly that targets families and children who have sensory needs.
Kingston Mayor Georgina Oxley said the Kingston Toy Library provides an important service to families and children in the community.
“For more than 20 years, the Kingston Toy Library has been providing toys, puzzles, games and other play equipment to families with children who might not otherwise have access to these,” Cr Oxley said
“Council is happy to lend a helping hand to assist the toy library to broaden its ability to service families with additional needs in the Kingston community.”