Home-Start Respite Playgroup (Ards Comber & Peninsula Area)

Contact Information

9 Cuan Gardens, Greyabbey, Newtownards, Co Down, BT22 2QG
Contact Person
Jennifer Holohan / Joyce Ross
Telephone Number
028 4278 8369
Email Address
Web Address
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Childcare Provider (CCP) Information

CCP Reference
Number of Children registered
Cost of Place
Experience of supporting children with disabilities/additional needs
School Pick Up/Drop Off
Accepts Childcare Vouchers
Flexible working Hours (evenings and/or weekends)
Pre-School Funded Places
Can provide breakfast including school/nursery drop off for older children
Registered for Tax-Free Childcare
Offer Early Years student placements

Vacancy Information

Last Updated: 24/05/23
No of Vacancies
Details on request
Vacancy Details
Vacancies vary on an on-going basis. Service is accessed by Referral, which is Needs Assessed & priority given for those most in need. Contact Home-Start for further information.

Additional Information

Home-Start Ards Comber and Peninsula Area offer support to families with at least one child under 5 years, who are experiencing difficulties for a number of different reasons including: Isolation, parents or childrens mental health or well being, parents or children with physical disabilities, multiple births, lone or first time parents, parents experiencing bereavement or relationship difficulties, parents experiencing post-natal illness. The Respite Playgroup is a Free Service, currently running 1 session per week with 7 children and can, if funded, take 14 per week (2 sessions). Respite Playgroup runs: Tuesdays 10am - 2pm (currently funded) Thursdays 10am - 2pm (when funding available). Staff childcare qualifications include Btec Diploma and Classroom Assistant/QCF. Disabled Access - group held on ground floor and sloped pathway access from outside. We cover Ards and all areas including Ards Peninsula up to Millisle; Comber; Ballygowan and Killinchy.
Available to Age Groups
0-4 Years
Category of Services
  • Pre-School Playgroup

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Registered/Approved by:
South Eastern Health & Social Care Trust
Early Years Team
Grove House
Antrim Road
BT24 8BA

Tel: 028 4451 3807


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