Short Break Services / Sharing the Care (Coleraine) - Northern Trust

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Contact Information

Riverside House, 28 Portstewart Road, Coleraine, BT52 1RN
Contact Person
Anne Mc Caughan
Telephone Number
028 7035 8158
Email Address
Web Address
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Additional Information

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 (d) Overnights with specialist fee paid carers who provide for those with the most complex needs and challenging behaviours. 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 Cookstown 028 7936 6840
Available to Age Groups
All Ages
Category of Services
  • Disability - Learning Disability, Autism, ADHD
  • Disability - Physical & Sensory
Areas covered
  • Ballymena
  • Ballymoney
  • Carrickfergus
  • Coleraine
  • Cookstown
  • Larne
  • Magherafelt
  • Moyle
  • Newtownabbey
Method of Access (Referral)
  • Social Worker

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