Waterside Sure Start

  Address: Action for Children Waterside Sure Start
Ebrington Business Centre
Glendermott Road
BT47 6BG
Telephone: 028 7134 7186
E-mail: rhonda.murphy@actionforchildren.org.uk



We provide a range of play and positive parenting support for mums and dads to be.
We always promote the individual age and stage of a child’s development through enjoyable and fun experiences.
We support parents in different ways, to ensure their children have the building blocks for a happy and secure childhood.


Wards Covered:

  • Caw
  • Clondermott
  • Ebrington
  • Enagh (Derry)
  • Victoria


Services on Offer:

We offer a wide range of services from pre birth to pre school to include:

  • Ante-natal Aqua Aerobics
  • ParentCraft
  • Baby Matters
  • Speech and Language Support
  • Little Voices
  • Adapted Hanen Programme
  • Nurturing Programme
  • Cook It
  • Dads and Kidz
  • Just for Men
  • Making Connections (supporting young mums)
  • Get Fit for Nothing
  • Just for Kins- Little Stars
  • Creative Kids
  • Baby Massage
  • Baby Peeps
  • Stay & Play
  • Breastfeeding Support Group


Who is responsible for Sure Start (Partner’s Names)?

Action for Children


What happens once I register with Sure Start?

Once you register you will be given a copy of our newsletter and invited to attend or go on a waiting list for one of our programmes. We will advise you on what programmes or activities might suit you and your child or children and more information on them.

We will also contact the referral agent to let them know you are registered with us.

We will keep in touch with you with regular newsletters and let you know where you are if on a waiting list for a programme.

You will be able to contact us at anytime for any other queries or concerns you have or request a home visit with one of our team.

Your child will continue to be registered with us up until their fourth birthday.


Comments from families on Sure Start:

  • “Very happy with this programme, Sure Start Waterside are always helpful and welcoming and offer great support”
  • “Very relaxed and plenty of other mammy’s to talk to”
  • “Thank you very much it was so enjoyable”
  • “Would be great if it continued all year round”
  • “Friendly atmosphere and great company”


Newsletters: Yes (quarterly)