(-) A national project with localised initiatives supporting families and pre-school children.
A national programme that supports children and families through the early years with education, health and family services. New Deal has provided extra funding to ensure Sure Start in the West End can extend its provision further.
A government scheme which aims to improve the health and well-being of families and children before and from birth, so children are ready to flourish when they go to school by setting up local Sure Start programmes to improve services for families with children under four and spreading good practice learned from local programmes to everyone involved in providing services for young children. www.surestart.gov.uk