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Contact – for Families with Disabled Children (NI))

Contact Information

Address
63-75 Duncairn Gardens, Belfast ,
Postcode
BT15 2GB View Location on Map >
Contact Person
Lindsay Wallace
Telephone Number
028 9262 7552 or 0808 808 3555
Email Address
lindsay.wallace@contact.org.uk
Web Address
http://www.contact.org.ukOpens in a new window

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

Other Information

Facilities Information

Main Services Provided

Contact a Family provides support, advice and information for families with disabled children, no matter what their condition or disability.

What do we do?

Support Groups
Groups provide parents of disabled children with essential practical and emotional support. Find more local and national groups, call our free phone helpline on 0808 888 3555 or visit http://www.cafamily.org.uk/ for more online support.

Information
We produce a wide range of information on topics such as special educational needs, dealing with debt, and transition. These are available in our online resources library; remember to select Northern Ireland in the country drop down list to view.

Information requests for professionals
Contact a Family NI support all types of health, government and social care professionals with specialist information on families of disabled children. Call 028 9262 7552 or email nireland.office@cafamily.org.uk to find out more.

Workshops
Contact a Family NI workshops for parents of disabled children include building confidence, benefits and welfare, money management, transitions and other information around your child. We also run workshops such as cake making, health and beauty. These activities are fun and provide an opportunity to meet other parents in similar circumstances. Please get in touch for opportunities in your area.

Training, talks and presentations
Contact a Family have delivered training, talks and presentations to social services, local health trusts, and to students and community groups. We welcome opportunities to meet parents, stakeholders and professionals As well as opportunities to deliver training and raise awareness. For more information on the topics available contact nireland.office@cafamily.org.uk

Partnerships and Policy
Contact a Family Northern Ireland work with strategic partners in the voluntary sector, health professionals and local government to make sure families of disabled children are informed and considered by decision makers. For opportunities to respond to current consultations and make your voice heard please visit NI News pages.

Organisation Type
  • Voluntary
Main Age Groups
  • 0-4 years
  • 5-11 years
  • 12-16 years
  • 17-18 years
Method of Access (Referral)
  • GP
  • Health Visitor
  • Hospital
  • School
  • Self
  • Social Worker
Family Support Services Categories
  • Disability Support
  • Learning Disability Services
Main Category of Services
  • Disability
  • Signposting/Advice

Areas covered

  • All of N Ireland
  • Antrim
  • Ards
  • Armagh
  • Ballymena
  • Ballymoney
  • Banbridge
  • Belfast
  • Carrickfergus
  • Castlereagh
  • Coleraine
  • Cookstown
  • Craigavon
  • Derry
  • Down
  • Dungannon
  • Fermanagh
  • Larne
  • Limavady
  • Lisburn
  • Magherafelt
  • Moyle
  • Newry&Mourne
  • Newtownabbey
  • North Down
  • Omagh
  • Strabane

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Contact – for Families with Disabled Children (NI))

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