- Amelia House, 4 Amelia Street, Belfast , Co Antrim, BT2 7GS
- Contact Person
- Geraldine McGuigan
- Telephone Number
- 028 9032 0157
- Email Address
- Web Address
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
- Available to Age Groups
- Category of Services
- Areas covered
- Method of Access (Referral)