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Children's Homes (6-12 years)

Children's Homes

The Children's Homes of the City of Brussels welcome children from 6 to 12 years after school or during school holidays.

Throughout the year, they offer educational, recreational, cultural, and sports activities to develop your children's socialisation and autonomy. 

The goal is to make them aware of their social and cultural environment, to stimulate their curiosity and critical thinking to make them responsible citizens.

The activities are in French.

To register, your child must:

  • Be between 6 and 12 years old or in primary school
  • Have one's main residence on the territory of the City of Brussels or attend a school located on this territory

  • Until 2 July, from Tuesday to Saturday: without appointment, at the desired Children's Home.
  • From 8 July to 13 August, every Monday and Tuesday: by appointment, at the Brucity Administrative Centre counter. Make an appointment

When registering, please bring:

  • ID card of the child
  • 2 labels of the mutual insurance company of the child
  • 1 recent photo of the child
  • Proof of registration and school attendance
  • Photocopy of the ID card of the person responsible for the child
  • The registration form (in French):

After-school care

Free (except paid outings)

Activities during school holidays, playgrounds and courses

  • Brussels children: 2 euros per day or 1 euro for the social rate
  • Non-Brussels children: 6 euros per day

What is the social rate?

It's a special rate for low-income Brussels families, granted per school year.

How do I get one?

Send your request by e-mail or post to the Children's Home where your child is enrolled, enclosing:

  • Recent household composition
  • Formal obligation from the CPAS or
  • Proof of income (unemployment, health insurance, salary) for the last 3 months. Income must not exceed 1,741.29 euros/month