Family Support Officer - Maghaberry Prison

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Contact Information

17 Old Road, Ballinderry Upper, Lisburn , BT28 2NF
Contact Person
Telephone Number
028 9261 6067
Email Address
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Web Address
Visit Website
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Additional Information

Family Support Officers at each prison and the staff at each Visitors’ Centre are available to offer support and guidance to family and friends. They can also direct you to additional support through outside agencies. Please note that Family Support officers are NIPS staff and Visitors’ Centre staff are employed by NIACRO and the Quaker Service. NIACRO operates a transport service to each of the prisons from various locations throughout Northern Ireland. Please contact your local office for further details and to make a booking :- Belfast 028 9032 0157 Derry 028 7126 4555 Newry 028 3026 3955 What if I am concerned for my relative/friend in prison? If you are concerned about the well-being of a relative or friend in prison, you should provide the prison with information so that staff can pay particular attention to that individual. This may include issues such as threats of suicide or self harm, depression, anxiety problems, medication requirements, drug or alcohol problems or bullying. Should you wish to pass on any such information you should telephone the prison ask to speak to the senior manager on duty or talk to a member of staff at the Visitors’ Centre.
Available to Age Groups
All Ages
Category of Services
  • Prison Support Services
Areas covered
  • All of N Ireland
Method of Access (Referral)
  • Self

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