Family Support Hub - Northern Outcomes Area Action For Children new

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Contact Information

New Horizons Building, 4a Steeple Road, Antrim, Co Antrim, BT41 1AF
Contact Person
Claire Larkin
Telephone Number
028 9446 7345 or 079 2149 2138
Email Address
Web Address
Visit Website
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Additional Information

Please use this postal address for all Family Support Hubs throughout the Northern Trust area - The Family Support Hub will use various offices/accomodation throughout the Trust area but all correspondence should be directed to this address

Family support hubs provide early intervention family support services to vulnerable families and children aged 0-18.

A Family Support Hub is a multi-agency network of statutory, community and voluntary organizations that either provide early intervention services or work with families who need early intervention services.

The network accepts referrals of families who need early intervention family support and uses their knowledge of local service providers and the Family Support NI website to signpost families with specific needs to appropriate services.

Statutory,voluntary and community organizations are involved to work in the local area and provide early intervention Family Support services.

The specific purpose of Hubs is as follows: -

To improve access to early intervention family Support services by matching the needs of referred families to family support providers

To improve coordination of early intervention family support services by creating a collaborative network of community, voluntary and statutory providers.

To improve awareness of early intervention family support services

To assess the level of unmet need for early intervention family support services and inform the Trust Outcomes Group Hubs believe in helping families to develop the skills to help themselves.

The Hubs look at the needs of families and work to match families needs to the best possible service or services that can help. Hubs direct families to the services they need. This can be a service provided by a Hub member or a service provided by an organisation not directly involved with the Hub but associated with it.

Referral Form should be returned to

Available to Age Groups
All Ages
Category of Services
  • Family Support
  • Family Support Hub
Areas covered
  • Antrim
  • Ballymena
  • Ballymoney
  • Carrickfergus
  • Coleraine
  • Cookstown
  • Larne
  • Magherafelt
  • Moyle
  • Newtownabbey
Method of Access (Referral)
  • GP
  • Health Visitor
  • Hospital
  • School
  • Self
  • Social Worker

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