Short Break Services / Sharing the Care - Northern Trust

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Contact Information

Ellis Street Complex, Ellis Street, Carrickfergus, Co Antrim, BT38 8AZ
Contact Person
Alison Adair
Telephone Number
028 9331 5114
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. Access to the service is gained via the childrens disability team subject to service criteria and an assessment of need.  Ballymena and Antrim 028 2563 5640 Larne and Carrick 028 9331 5114  Coleraine, Ballymoney and Moyle 02827661840 Magherafelt and Cookstown 02879366840

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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