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CHIP – Children With Imprisoned Parents

Contact Information

Address
Amelia House, 4 Amelia Street, Belfast ,
Postcode
BT2 7GS View Location on Map >
Telephone Number
028 9032 0157
Email Address
chip@niacro.co.uk

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

Other Information

Facilities Information

Main Services Provided

What is CHIP?

CHIP is a NIACRO service that provides support to children aged 0-18, who have a parent or sibling currently in prison across Northern Ireland.

What does CHIP offer?

CHIP can offer various types of support including:

1-1 Strengths based service tailored to each child’s individual needs
Help to ensure positive engagement between children visiting custody and the person in prison
Be an on-going point of contact for families, particularly during key stages in the imprisonment (committal, sentencing, transferring prisons, preparing for parole/release).
Referrals on to other support services
Support to contribute to the personal development plan of the person in prison.
Help to encourage prison staff to have a more family focused approach & understand the needs of children and families.
How can I access the service?

You can contact the CHIP project via email or call 02890320157

Organisation Type
  • Community
  • Voluntary
Main Age Groups
  • All Ages
Method of Access (Referral)
  • Self
  • Social Worker
Family Support Services Categories
Main Category of Services
  • Prison Support Services

Areas covered

  • All of N Ireland

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CHIP – Children With Imprisoned Parents

  • CHIP – Children With Imprisoned Parents