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Barnardo’s (East Belfast Family Connections)

Contact Information

Address
Tullycarnet Primary School , Kings Road , Belfast ,
Postcode
BT5 7EH View Location on Map >
Contact Person
Outer East - Nicola Hannigan / Inner East - Roz McIIwaine or Rebecca Sylvest
Telephone Number
Nicola - 028 9041 9069/ Rebecca - 07500 968561 / Roz - 0772 0337117
Email Address
Nicola.hannigan@barnardos .org.uk Rebecca.sylvest@barnardoos.org.uk Roz.mcilwaine@barnardos.org.uk
Web Address
http://www.barnardos.org.uk Opens in a new window

Please contact our office for more information using the telephone number given in this profile.

Other Information

Project Delivered
East Belfast Family Connections – Incredible Years Parent & Baby, Incredible Years Basic Programme, Incredible Years School Readiness, Five to Thrive, Take Five

Facilities Information

Main Services Provided

Facilitated Programmes
7 x Take Five Parenting Programmes. Each programme consists of 7x2 hour sessions dealing with topics that promote the capacity and resilience of parents with nursery and primary school age children. (98 hours of activity in total). Each week parents will be introduced to five simple actions to maintain and improve their emotional well-being with related activities for parents to practise these actions eg: walking treasure trails in east Belfast, taster sessions for developing new skills or to return to learning: challenges to tackle, and, link with other community organisations and local services etc;
1 x programme will be delivered in 7 schools within the Inner East and Outer South & East Family Support Hub areas – namely Elmgrove PS, Avoniel PS, Euston Street PS, Victoria Park PS, Sandbrook Nursery, Dundela Nursery and Infants, Kings Road Nursery, Tullycarnet PS, Gilahirk PS.
Five to Thrive Parent Programme
7 x Five to Thrive programme consists of 7 x 2 hour sessions dealing with topics that promote the resilience, emotional capacity of parents with nursery and primary school aged children. (98 hours of activity in total). Parents will be introduced each week to five key elements of positive parent-child relationship. Central to the Five to Thrive approach is the set of five key activities: respond, cuddle, relax, play, talk. These are based on “building blocks for a healthy brain”. They are drawn from research into the key processes of attachment and attachment that forge bonds between young children and their parents/carers.
1 x programme will be delivered in 7 schools within the Inner East and Outer South & East Family Support Hub areas – namely Elmgrove PS, Euston PS, Avoniel PS, Victoria Park PS, Sandbrook Nursery, Dundela Nursery and Infants, Tullycarnet PS, Kings Road Nursery, Gilnahirk PS.

Organisation Type
  • Voluntary
Main Age Groups
  • 0-4 Years
  • 12-16 Years
  • 5-11 Years
  • Young Parents
Method of Access (Referral)
  • GP
  • Health Visitor
  • School
  • Self
  • Social Worker
Family Support Services Categories
  • Parenting
Main Category of Services
  • Education
  • Family Support
  • Signposting/Advice

Areas covered

East Belfast; Tullycarnet; Inner East Belfast; Dundonald; Ballybeen;

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Barnardo’s (East Belfast Family Connections)

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