CHIP - Children With Imprisoned Parents

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Contact Information

Amelia House, 4 Amelia Street, Belfast , Co Antrim, BT2 7GS
Contact Person
Geraldine McGuigan
Telephone Number
028 9032 0157
Email Address
Web Address
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Additional Information

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
All Ages
Category of Services
  • Prison Support Services
Areas covered
  • All of N Ireland
Method of Access (Referral)
  • Self
  • Social Worker

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