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Short Break Services / Sharing the Care (Carrickfergus) – Northern Trust

Contact Information

Ellis Street Complex, Ellis Street, Carrickfergus,
BT38 8AZ View Location on Map >
Contact Person
Alison Adair
Telephone Number
028 9331 5114
Email Address
Web Address
http://www.northerntrust.hscni.netOpens 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

We provide regular short breaks for disabled children to give primary carers a break and time to spend with other children. Children using the service benefit from new opportunities and new relationships outside their immediate family circle. We offer :-
(a) Family-based short breaks both daytime and overnight
(b) befriending
(c) membership of small social/activity clubs.
Access to the service is gained via the childrens disability team subject to service criteria and an assessment of need.

Coleraine, Ballymoney and Moyle 028 7035 8158
Ballymena and Antrim 028 2563 5640
Larne and Carrick 028 9331 5114
Magherafelt and Coookstown 028 7930 1700

Organisation Type
  • Health & Social Care
Main Age Groups
  • 0-4 Years
  • 12-16 Years
  • 17-18 Years
  • 5-11 Years
Method of Access (Referral)
  • Via Childrens Disability Team
Family Support Services Categories
  • Short Break Service
Main Category of Services
  • Disability
  • Family Support

Areas covered

  • Ballymena
  • Ballymoney
  • Carrickfergus
  • Coleraine
  • Cookstown
  • Larne
  • Magherafelt
  • Moyle
  • Newtownabbey


Short Break Services / Sharing the Care (Carrickfergus) – Northern Trust

  • Short Break Services / Sharing the Care (Carrickfergus) – Northern Trust