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Barnardo’s Pharos Service – Belfast

Contact Information

23 Windsor Avenue, Belfast,
BT9 6EE View Location on Map >
Contact Person
Cathal Mullan
Telephone Number
028 9066 3470
Email Address
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Please contact our office for more information using the telephone number given in this profile.

Other Information

Facilities Information

Main Services Provided

The Pharos service provides therapeutic support to families and children where there is parental substance misuse. Pharos offers parents, carers and children a wide range of tailored interventions that build on family strengths, develops children's resilience and supports parents through the recovery process.

We are funded by the Eastern and Southern Drug and Alcohol Co-ordination Teams. We have three satellite projects within the Greater Region of Northern Ireland. Two are based within the Eastern Board area in Belfast and Bangor, and one is based Banbridge in the Southern Board area.

PHAROS accepts referrals from Drug and Alcohol Teams and/or Family and Child Care Teams via agreed pathways within the respective Board areas. Substance misuse can be detrimental to many aspects of family life.

Our purpose is to help families address the difficulties they face and make positive changes to ensure the safety and well-being of children.

Organisation Type
  • Voluntary
Main Age Groups
  • 0-4 years
  • 5-11 years
  • 12-16 years
  • 17-18 years
  • 19-25 years
  • and 25 years +
Method of Access (Referral)
  • Social Worker
  • Community Treatment and Addiction Workers
Family Support Services Categories
  • Addiction Services (Drugs & Alcohol)
  • Counselling
  • Families / Family Centres / Family Therapy
  • Substance Abuse
Main Category of Services
  • Drug/Alcohol Misuse

Areas covered

  • Ards
  • Armagh
  • Banbridge
  • Belfast
  • Castlereagh
  • Craigavon
  • Down
  • Dungannon
  • Lisburn
  • North Down

Pharos works across both the Eastern and Southern Board areas.


Barnardo’s Pharos Service – Belfast

  • Barnardo’s Pharos Service – Belfast