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Child Contact Centre (Foyle) - Derry - Londonderry

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Contact Information

Address
12-14 The Diamond, Londonderry, Co Derry, BT48 6HW
Contact Person
Liz Mc Corkell
Telephone Number
028 7137 4885 or 0784 107 2907
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Additional Information

The Postal Address for ALL Foyle Child Contact Centres is :- 12-14 The Diamond, Derry - Londonderry. BT48 6HW

We are now not able to use the Limavady or Strabane premises due to Covid-19 restrictions.

Area covered : North West

We are operating from the Derry/L'Derry centre on Wednesdays from 1pm - 6pm; Thursdays 1pm - 6pm; Saturday 10am - 4pm; families can now have a one hour slot on their own; we then clean between families.

This will continue while we have the Covid-19 restrictions.

Method of Access : Solicitor, Social Worker, Self

Foyle Child Contact Centre provides a relaxed neutral environment,where parents and children who no longer live together can meet and spend time in each others company in warmth and comfort.

About our service

We support families involved in Private Law cases, usually through the services of a solicitor or Family Court. However, we will consider self-referrals from parents who are not currently involved in legal proceedings.

What we offer

Foyle Child Contact Centre is a warm, welcoming, child-centred environment with a range of play activities. Our activities are planned to respond to the age and ability of the children who attend (0-18 years). Each family has the opportunity to enjoy safe, positive and interactive contact time with the support of our highly trained and skilled volunteers.

Foyle Child Contact Centre is able to facilitate Art Therapy sessions for children and adults who are finding the trauma of separation difficult to cope with. Through the medium of art children and adults can explore their feelings in safety. The sessions are delivered by a fully qualified Art Therapist.

There are also healthy refreshments on offer for both adults and children. There is no charge for the service or refreshments although donations are always welcome.

Foyle Child Contact Centre provides child centred environment where a child can meet an absent family member to build a meaningful relationship.

Foyle Child Contact Centre also offers an opportunity for parents to rebuild trust in the best interests of their child.

We meet on :-

Foyle Child Contact Centre, 12-14 The Diamond, L’Derry, BT48 6HW Thursday 2pm-4pm, 3pm - 5pm, 4pm - 6pm, & Saturday 10am-12noon, 11am -1pm & 12.15pm - 2.15pm

Dry Arch Children’s Centre, 47b Catherine Street, Limavady, BT49 9DA Wednesday – 4pm - 6pm

Barnados Family Centre, Melmount Road, Strabane, BT82 9BT Tuesdays 3.30pm to 5.30pm

Available to Age Groups
0 - 18 yrs
Category of Services
  • Family Support
  • Separating Families
Areas covered
  • Derry
Method of Access (Referral)
  • Self
  • Social Worker
  • Other



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