Early Years

It is usually in the early years that you begin to discover all the choices you have to make as a parent.


Common questions are:

What services are ‘out there’ that can help me as a parent give my child the best start?
Where is my nearest mothers and toddlers group and when do they meet?
Where are the local nurseries and childcare provison?
Where can I get advice to help me choose?

These publications – produced by the Early Years Organisation should help.  Click on the images to view the publications.


EastSide Early Years Network

We have been providing support to the East Belfast Early Years Network that is connecting early year’s providers across the area – promoting collaboration and sharing of good practice.

The Network has membership that includes East Belfast Surestart, Barnardos, Early Years NI, Belfast Health & Social Care Trust, nursery units and Community Childcare providers.

If you want to know more about what they do, please contact Chairperson Tracey Wilson.


Early Years List