Information on a wide range of family support services and registered
childcare provision in Northern Ireland
Find local services and information to support you and your family
Find registered childcare in N Ireland and useful information including financial support
Department of Health have issued new Guidance for Childcare Providers and Parents.
Please see below Guidance issued to Childcare Providers - To be shared as widely as possible with parents.
The NI Executive has announced that the current Key Worker list will no longer apply from 29th June meaning ALL parents can access childcare from this date.
Support for Full Daycare and School Aged Childcare Settings (Excluding Childminders) who wish to open during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A training resource has been published for ALL registered childcare settings and providers
It is important to note that, depending on your circumstances, you may or may not be eligible for some form of support – however make sure you take advice, so you do not miss out on any support for which you are eligible.
Resources for proper hand washing.
If you are worried about the welfare of a child
or young person not already known to social services,
please contact your gateway team in your local Health and Social Care Trust.
Please call lifeline. Lifeline is the Northern Ireland crisis response helpline service for
people who are experiencing distress or despair.
If you're concerned about child sexual exploitation or want more information, you can contact a 24-hour
helpline to get confidential advice and support:
Telephone number: 0800 389 1701
Visit NIDirect for more: Child sexual exploitation – protecting children and young people
All organisations on this website have declared to the Health and Social Care Board (HSCB) that they have clear
policy and procedures for safeguarding children.