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Frequently Asked Questions

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.

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.

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.

Only those who are already parents to children under 4 or are expecting a baby can register with the project.

  • 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

Unfortunately, we do not provide transport for this service.

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.

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.

Children do not need to be potty trained prior to starting the programme.

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