Families living in the Newry City area (one of the 7 designated wards (ie) St Mary’s, St Patrick’s, Ballybot, Daisy Hill, Drumalane, Drumgullion or Windsor Hill) can contact our team on 028 30833780 to arrange a registration. Registration takes place by completing a confidential registration form.
How much is it to register?
It is FREE to register with Sure Start projects. All services are FREE and transport is also available FREE for a wide range of our services.
Can I register if I live outside the Newry Sure Start area?
Unfortunately, if you do not live within the geographical boundaries set by Department of Education for our project then you cannot register with Newry Sure Start.
I have no children under 4 can I register?
Only those who are already parents to children under 4 or are expecting a baby can register with the project.
How do I know if my child is eligible to apply for the Developmental Programme for 2-3 year olds?
The child must live within the ward areas covered by Newry Sure Start
The child must meet the age requirement for the programme – Age between 2 years 2 months and 3 years 2 months by 1st September
Eligible families must be registered with Newry Sure Start
Is there transport provided to the programme?
Unfortunately, we do not provide transport for this service.
If my child is successful in obtaining a place on the programme how many days will they be given?
Depending on each child’s individual needs, days and times will be catered, to suit each child’s needs.
The programmes operate over Three mornings and Three afternoons per week.
Can you choose either a Morning or Afternoon session?
Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee that you will be provided with the session that you selected, we will do are upmost to try accommodating where possible, parents are asked for their preference of either Am/Pm, however this does not mean that you will be in receipt of this.
Does my child need to be potty trained before they start pro-gramme if they are in receipt of a place?
Children do not need to be potty trained prior to starting the programme.