There are a number of children's services in the Carrathool Shire.
Hillston Billylids Early Learning Centre
For children aged 0 to 5 years. Located at 59 Burns Street, Hillston. Contact 02 6967 2358 for further information.
For ages 3 to 6, located at Wilkie Place 12-14 Napier Street Goolgowi. The Preschool is held twice a week during school terms and is serviced by the Riverina Children's Activity Van (RCAV) based in Griffith. Phone Mondays during office hours on 02 6962 4463 for more information.
Rankins Springs Preschool
For ages 3 to 6, located at the Memorial Hall, the Preschool is held once a week and is also service by the Riverina Childrens Activity Van in Griffith.
Hay Mobile Childrens Service
The villages of Goolgowi and Carrathool are serviced by the visiting Hay Mobile Childrens Service on a regular basis. This childcare facility operates farm-based care, venue care, playgroup and a mobile toy library. Phone 02 6993 3059 for dates and times in the two villages.