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CHIP – Children With Imprisoned Parents

Contact Information

Amelia House, 4 Amelia Street, Belfast ,
BT2 7GS View Location on Map >
Telephone Number
028 9032 0157
Email Address

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


CHIP – Children With Imprisoned Parents

  • CHIP – Children With Imprisoned Parents