Covid 19

DOWN SureStart are still available for support and advice during the current crisis. Please contact the office on 02844613630 (leave a message if no answer) or email [email protected] (you can also use the register interest form on the website.

See below a list of helpful resources which will continue to be updated, also don’t forget to keep checking the News and Advice page for different activities/rhymes and advice to help you cope at home with your children.

What just happened booklet

COVID – 19 Support Services for Mental Health – 

Covid - Support Services

Home Safety advice – For more information on preventing accidents in the home visit

Check out this video and book to help explain the coronavirus to your child:


Dealing with Worry in Difficult Times is a short, phone friendly guide to promote wellbeing and link people to key resources (see attached).   pocket guide for worry

Womens Aid Womens Aid

Safe places for Domestic abuse victims –

Attached is a home workout for those of you who are missing the gym or would like to keep active at home (If you would like to receive a copy of the video for this please send an email to [email protected]homeworkout for video2

Find attached link for Coping Calendars which may benefit you as we face this global crisis together:

Find Attached links for Parenting NI Newsletters[UNIQID][UNIQID]

Bookstart resources:

Bookstart Facebook Page: