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Early Years – The Organisation For Young Children (Headquarters)

Contact Information

6c Wildflower Way, Apollo Road, Belfast,
BT12 6TA View Location on Map >
Contact Person
Siobhan Fitzpatick
Telephone Number
028 9066 2825
Fax Number
028 9038 1270
Email Address
Web Address
http://www.early-years.orgOpens 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

-To import long term outcomes for children in terms of physical health, emotional well being.
-To support the development of high quality, community based early years services across NI/ ROI
-To support the professional development of the early years work.
-To support parents in their parenting, caring and education work.
-To support community development principles and practices

Family Health Initiative
This is a FREE 8 week healthy lifestyle programme for all families who have a child under 5 years in the Southern Health and Social Care Trust area.

The prevention programme (under fives) has been designed to run over eight weeks, with a follow-up in week 16.

The management programme (8-11 year olds) has been designed to run over ten weeks, with follow-ups in weeks 16, 24 and 36.

The aims of the programme are to empower families to:
Understand the importance of a balanced diet and make healthier food choices.
Understand the importance of exercise and increase physical activity levels.
Understand the physical and emotional consequences connected to obesity.
Build the skills and confidence of parents to model healthy lifestyle choices for their children, and enable their children to lead healthy lives combining a balanced diet, physical exercise, rest and play in a sociable family atmosphere.

To register or find out where your nearest programme is telephone Diane on 07791334012

Organisation Type
  • Voluntary
Main Age Groups
  • 0-4 Years
  • 5-11 Years
Method of Access (Referral)
  • Self
Family Support Services Categories
  • Parenting Advice
  • Parenting Education
Main Category of Services
  • Family Support

Areas covered

  • All of N Ireland
  • Antrim
  • Ards
  • Armagh
  • Ballymena
  • Ballymoney
  • Banbridge
  • Belfast
  • Carrickfergus
  • Castlereagh
  • Coleraine
  • Cookstown
  • Craigavon
  • Derry
  • Down
  • Dungannon
  • Fermanagh
  • Larne
  • Limavady
  • Lisburn
  • Magherafelt
  • Moyle
  • Newry&Mourne
  • Newtownabbey
  • North Down
  • Omagh
  • Strabane


Early Years – The Organisation For Young Children (Headquarters)

  • Early Years – The Organisation For Young Children (Headquarters)