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Early Years Team (Derry, Limavady and Strabane) – Western Trust

Contact Information

Early Years Services, Clooney Hall Centre, 36 Clooney Terrace, Londonderry,
BT47 6AR View Location on Map >
Contact Person
Josephine Doherty
Telephone Number
028 7132 0950
Email Address
Web Address
http://www.westerntrust.hscni.netOpens in a new window

Please contact our office for more information using the telephone number given in this profile.

Other Information

Facilities Information

Main Services Provided

The main responsibility of the WHSCT Early Years Service is the registration and inspection of daycare provision for children aged under twelve years in the Western Trust area. The service is committed to raising the quality, range and accessibility of daycare provision for children and their families in the Western area.

Childcare services regulated by the Early Years Team include childminders, creches, day nurseries, out-of-school groups, playgroups, summer schemes, developmental programmes for 2-3 year olds and approval of home carers.

In total this team is responsible for the annual inspections of approximately 700 Early Years facilities in the Western Area.

Childcare providers are registered by the Team and are inspected on a regular basis to ensure standards are adhered to and that children are receiving the best possible service.

The Western Trust Early Years Service holds two registers for childminders and daycare services in the Western area.

The most up-to- date list of registered Childcare providers is available
on - Search Childcare Services.

You can best check for childcare by choosing type of childcare (use Drop-down bar) then input your (full) postcode – indicate within 1/5/10 miles. You can filter results by (tick boxes) vacancies / experience of special needs/school pick-up etc to find childcare which best meets your needs .

To find out more about the registration process, for further guidance in relation to application forms or other information please contact your local Early Years office

Organisation Type
  • Statutory
  • Health & Social Services
Main Age Groups
  • 0-4 years
  • 5-11 years
Method of Access (Referral)
  • Self
  • Social Worker
Family Support Services Categories
  • Child Protection
  • Early Years
Main Category of Services
  • Children Social Care

Areas covered

  • Derry
  • Limavady
  • Strabane


Early Years Team (Derry, Limavady and Strabane) – Western Trust

  • Early Years Team (Derry, Limavady and Strabane) – Western Trust