Southern Childcare Partnership

Contact Details

Southern Childcare Partnership
Health & Social Care Board (Southern Office)
Tower Hill
BT61 9DR

SCCP Manager:
Kevin Duggan
028 9536 2781

Laura Small
028 9536 3954

Training Co-ordinator:
Siobhan Hughes
028 9536 2004

Training Administrator:
Bernie McSorley
028 9536 3938

Prog for 2 Year Olds Support Specialist:
Louise Keyes
028 9536 2402


SCCP Members

  • Barnardos
  • Comhairle na Gaelscolaíochta
  • Early Years the Organisation for Young Children
  • Health and Social Care Board
  • Northern Ireland Council for Integrated Education
  • Playboard
  • Public Health Agency
  • Southern Health & Social Care Trust
  • Southern Regional College


Local Early Years Forum

Early Years Forum comprising of statutory, voluntary, community and private early years providers, ensure the local issues are reflected to the Southern Childcare Partnership. The SCCP consults the local Forum on issues impacting on local providers.

The Early Years Forum is chaired by the Head of Early Years and Family Support within the SHSCT and meet on a bi-monthly basis.