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Surestart is a government funded initiative specifically for families with children under four; living in Sunnylands, Northlands, Clipperstown, Lovelane and Killycrot wards of Carrickfergus. We also deliver services in Larne’s Antiville, Ballyloran and Craigyhill areas.

That means the government gives us the money and the services are completely free for all families. Barnardos are the lead body for Horizon SureStart.

The overall aim of Surestart is “to improve the wellbeing and life opportunities of young children under 4, through better health, early learning and play opportunities” so that “children can flourish when they enter school”.

Every parent wants the best for their children. Let us help and support you to give your child the very best start in life – A Surestart.

When you register with us we offer you:

A welcome to Surestart, a highly motivated and professional team.
Services that are designed especially for families with children under 4years old.
We provide help, support and advocacy to families who are new to our area.
All the services we provide are available to all families registered with us we also work in partnership with local statutory services community groups and parents to ensure the best quality service for the families and child.

Give us a call on 02893 359734 and register today and speak to any of our staff about the services we offer.