Questions about the OAED Day Nurseries
Those who were entitled to enroll their children in the Day Nurseries of the (now abolished) Workers’ Fund Organization maintain their entitlement for the OAED Day Nurseries, on condition that the mother is working.
The OAED Day Nurseries cater for babies of eight (8) months to 2.5 years of age (provided that there are departments for babies), as well as infants of at least 2.5 years of age until their enrollment in the Kindergarten.
The OAED Day Nurseries cannot admit babies or infants with severe physical or mental health problems, whose care requires specialized personnel and special structures.
The OAED Day Nurseries operate from 6.45 a.m. to 16.00 p.m. They do not operate on Saturdays, Sundays, and public holidays. Moreover, they do not operate:
The OAED Day Nurseries provide the necessary quality and quantity of food (breakfast and lunch on a daily basis) to all their babies and infants. The food is produced at the Nurseries’ premises. The weekly diet is signed by the Head of the Nursery and is posted in a visible location of the Nursery’s premises, so that the children’s parents can be informed in detail.
Enrollment applications are submitted every June. Both the required supporting documents and the way of baby/infant selection are presented in a relevant circular of the OAED’s Vocational Education and Training Directorate, which has already been published on the Organization’s official website.
Nine (9) OAED Day Nurseries operate within the prefecture of Attica and sixteen (16) in large provincial towns, as well as in Municipalities with large numbers of workers. The OAED Day Nurseries are presented in detail in a table published at this link.