A-Z Directory

17- 18 years

Child Brain Injury Trust - Child and Family Support Project

Child Brain Injury Trust (CBIT)
Unit 7, McKibbin House
Eastbank Road
Carryduff,
Belfast
BT8 8BD

The Child Brain Injury Trust (CBIT) is a national charity supporting children and young people living with an acquired brain injury, their families and the professionals involved in their lives, so that those children and young people can live their lives to the full within their local community and receive every opportunity to reach their full potential.

Training for Life

Upper Springfield Development Co. Ltd.
Top of the Rock
689 Springfield Road
Belfast
BT12 7FP

Training for Life is a youth project based in the Upper Springfield area of West Belfast. We are one of many community based projects founded and managed by the Upper Springfield Development Co.Ltd (USDCL). The focus of our work is to design and deliver innovative personal development programmes to young people in the Upper Springfield area and beyond.

Foyle Child Contact Centre

33 John Street
Londonderry
BT48 6JY

Foyle Child Contact Centre provides a safe, secure and child focused service where children and young people who no longer live (or never have lived) with a parent can meet that parent in a warm, friendly and interactive environment

Belfast Central Mission - Parent Support Project

Belfast Central Mission
8- 12 West Street
Newtownards
BT23 4EN

Advice NI

1 Rushfield Avenue,
Belfast
BT7 3FP

Advice NI is an umbrella organisation for the independent advice sector in Northern Ireland.

Craigavon Travellers Support Committee

Moylinn House,
21 Legahory Centre,
Legahory,
Craigavon
BT65 5BE

The over arching aim of CTSC is to improve the quality of life of Travellers in the Craigavon area.

Foyle Youth council

90 Pilots Row Youth Centre
Rossville Street
Derry
BT48 6LP

Tel:028 71 269418
Email:una_mccartney@welbni.org
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Parents Advice Centre

1st Floor
Andras House
60 Great Victoria Street
Belfast
BT2 7BB

Parents Advice Centre (PAC) is an organisation that provides support to parents. It has four main areas of work: 1) Parents Helpline which offers support and guidance to parents with any family problem, 2) Parenting Education which offers tailor-made and specialist parenting courses to groups and individuals, 3)The Parenting Forum Northern Ireland which provides a platform for the needs and aspirations of parents to be heard and 4) The Men's Project - Focus on Fathers which works to influence policy and practice to improve service provision to ensure inclusivity of fathers.

Community Organisations of South Tyrone & Areas Ltd

President Grants Homestead
45 Dergenagh Road,
Dungannon
Co. Tyrone
BT70 1TW

COSTA's mission is to empower the communities of South Tyrone and surrounding areas through networking and the provision of relevant development and support services.

Foyle Search and Rescue

20 Victoria Road
Waterside
L'Derry
BT47 2AB

Foyle Search and Rescue aim to service the lives of suicidal young people in Derry.

Young Cruse (NI)

Cruse Bereavement Care
Knockbracken Healthcare Pk,
Saintfield Rd,
Belfast
BT8 8BH

Cruse Bereavement Care is a national charity which exists to enable anyone bereaved by death to understand their grief and cope with their loss.

NSPCC - Independent Visiting Scheme

9-10 Carn Drive
Portadown
County Armagh
BT63 5WJ

The NSPCC is the UK's leading child protection charity.  Our purpose is to end cruelty to children.  We provide services to prevent abuse, protect children and help them overcome the effects of abuse.  We also work in partnership with other agencies, provide training and consultancy, campaign and work in policy development.

Children's Law Centre

3rd Floor
Philips House,
123-137 York Street,
Belfast
BT15 1AB

Dry Arch Children's Centres

Glenshane Business Park
Legavallon Road
Dungiven
BT47 4QL

The Dry Arch Children's Centres and Sure Start works in partnership with organisations that are not only within the Limavady Borough Council Area but also further afield within Northern Ireland. We aim to provide a 'One Stop Shop' for all our families and if direct help cannot be given from within our service then we will signpost all families to the appropriate organisations.

Advocacy and Advise

Mindwise New Vision
Wyndhurst,
Knockbracken Health Care Park,
Saintfield Road,
Belfast,
BT8 8BH

Action on Disability Project

Upper Springfield Development Company Ltd
689 Springfield Road
Belfast
BT12 7FP

Our mission is to deliver a range of quality services, which empower and support people with disabilities to be fully included in their community.

Glenmona Resource Centre

Glen Road
Belfast
BT11 8BX

Tel:028 9030 1100
Email:glenmona@btconnect.com
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Glenmona Resource Centre is a residential facility for young people in public care. Staff work with young people to ensure that they are proper access to education, health, employment and housing opportunities and negotiate with public authorities on their behalf.

Compass Advocacy Network

20 Seymour Street
Ballymoney
BT53 6JR

A user-led organisation promoting advocacy and empowerment for young people and adults with learning disabilities.

Include Youth

Alpha House
3 Rosemary Street
Belfast
BT1 1QA

Include Youth is an independent organisation which actively promotes the rights, best interests of and best practice with young people in need or at risk.

Foster Care Associates Northern Ireland

Unit 6 and 7
Belmont Office Park
232 -240 Belmont Road
Belfast
BT4 2AW

FCA is an independent fostering provider that provides placements to young people aged 0-18 years. The aim of our service is to provide quality care in a family setting.

Children are Unbeatable!

Children in Northern Ireland
Unit 9
40 Montgomery Road
Belfast
BT6 9HL

The Children Are Unbeatable! Alliance campaigns for the UK to satisfy human rights obligations by modernising the law on assault to afford children the same protection as adults.

Public Achievement - Away from Violence

1st Floor
7 Donegall Street Place
Belfast
BT1 2FN

Public Achievement is Northern Ireland's leading youth focused civic education organisation.

Belfast and Lisburn Women's Aid - Children and Young Person's project

30 Adelaide Park,
Belfast
BT9 6FY

Belfast and Lisburn Women's Aid provides confidential support, information and emergency  accommodation for women and  children affected by domestic violence.

Equality Commission Northern Ireland

Equality House
7-9 Shaftesbury Square
Belfast
BT2 7DP

The Equality Commission for Northern Ireland is an independent public body established under the Northern Ireland Act 1998.

Orana Children and Family Centre

2 Warrenpoint Road
Newry
County Down
BT34 2PF

Orana Children and Family Centre vision is one where every child and family aspire to reach their potential and achieve fulfilment.  Orana exists to support the quality of family experience by providing a range of children and family services to meet local needs.

Simon Community  - Education Programme

Belfast Foyer
3-5 Malone Road,
Belfast
BT9 6RT?

Simon Community Northern Ireland seeks to strengthen communities by leading the way in addressing homelessness. We actively respond to the needs of homeless people through initiatives aimed at prevention, provision and progression to independent living.

Special Educational Needs Advice Centre(SENAC )

Special Educational Needs Advice Centre
Graham House
Knockbracken Healthcare Park
Saintfield Road
Belfast
BT8 8BH

Tel:Office Enquiries: 028 9070 5654  Advice Line: 028 90795779
Email:info@senac.co.uk
Web:http://www.senac.co.uk
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Advice, Information and Advocacy for parents with children with Special Educational Needs in NI.

Autism Initiatives Northern Ireland

Donard,
Knockbracken Healthcare Park,
Saintfield Rd,
Belfast
BT8 8BH

Autism Initiatives is the largest voluntary sector provider of direct support services to children and adults with Autism in Northern Ireland. We were established in Northern Ireland in 2002 and have expanded rapidly. We now provide services to over 200 families and employ almost 250 staff. Our reputation as a flexible provider of high quality services has been instrumental in supporting this growth.

Children in Northern Ireland

Unit 9
40 Montgomery Road
Belfast
BT6 9HL

CiNI aims to enhance the lives of all Children in Northern Ireland by promoting the work of the Children's sector and maximising positive outcomes for children, young people and their families.

Belong NI

South Tyrone Empowerment Programme (S.T.E.P),
Unit 2,
Dungannon Enterprise Centre,
2 Coalisland Road,
Dungannon,
County Tyrone
BT71 6JT

BELONG Programme has been developed by the Southern Area Children and Young People's Committee (SACYPC) Working Group on the Rights and Needs of Black and Minority Ethnic (BME) Children and Young People.

174 Trust Disability Project

174 Trust
Duncairn Complex,
Duncairn Avenue,
Belfast  
BT14 6BP

Our project works with children and young people and (their parents) who have a disability providing respite, support for housing, benefits, advice, promoting social inclusion and independent living. We also work with young people who are young carers, caring for disabled parent or sibling. We provide respite for the young carer and advice and support.

Family Mediation NI

7 University Street
Belfast
BT7 1FY

If you are at the point of separation, or you are already separated or divorced, there may be issues causing you concern.  These might include parenting issues and the best arrangements for your children, financial matters such as the home and other capital, child support and maintenance or any other problem particular to your personal circumstances.  Family Mediation offers the opportunity for parents, or (former) couples, to discuss any or all of these matters together with the assistance of a mediator to reach a jointly negotiated settlement.

Mencap

Segal House,
4 Annadale
Avenue,
Belfast,
BT7 3JH

Mencap supports people with a learning disability and their families in Northern Ireland.

STEP(NI) - Community Development

Unit T7,
Dungannon Enterprise Centre,
2 Coalisland Road,
Dungannon,
County Tyrone
BT71 6JT

S.T.E.P is a social transformation organisation.

Craigavon District Youth Council

c/o Bann House
Bridge Street
Portadown
BT63 5AE

Tel:028 3833 8556
Email:Eamonn.fleming@selb.org
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Mulholland After Care Services

Lower Crescent,
Belfast
BT7 1NR

MACS provides a range of services adapted to the needs of vulnerable young people aged 16-25, designed to promote opportunities and access to housing, education, health, employment, leisure and citizenship. MACS builds relationships between young people, their families, communities and services. These relationships are based on respect and seek to promote a positive self-image by listening to and valuing the voice of the young person.

Glen Alva Family Centre

The Salvation Army
19 - 25 Cliftonville Road
Belfast
BT14 6JN

Glen Alva is a project managed in partnership with BIH Housing Association. The Centre provides emergency accommodation for homeless families. Up to 77 residents can be housed in 20 independent units.Referrals to the centre are usually

Limavady Borough Council

7 Connell Street,
Limavady
BT49 0HA

Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service

1 Seymour Street,
Lisburn
BT27 4SX

Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service (NIFRS) works with young people in both the formal and informal environments. Formal: schools programmes for pre-school, primary, secondary and university and Informally: through youth engagement programmes in 1 week experiential environment and over three years through a cadet programme.

The Hope Centre

7 /11 Broughshane Street
Ballymena
BT43 6EB

Springboard Opportunities Ltd.

4th Floor,
108-112 Royal Avenue
Belfast
BT1 1DL

Drug and Alcohol Intervention Service for Youth (DAISY)

Ascert
23 Bridge Street,
Lisburn,
BT28 1X2

Opportunity Youth
30/34 Hill Street
Belfast
BT 1 2LB

DAISY is a service for young people that need confidential advice and help for alcohol or drug use. We provide a range of support and interventions for young people and their families

Strand Foyer  

North and West Housing
79 Strand Road
Londonderry
BT48 7BW

The Foyer provides safe, affordable accommodation for homeless young people.

Cathedral Youth Club - Centre for Learning and Development

96-98 The Fountain
Londonderry
BT 48 6QY

Cathedral youth club provides alternatives for adults and young people in regards to anti social behavior.

BAAF [NI]

Botanic House,
1-5 Botanic Avenue
Belfast
BT7 1JG

BAAF campaigns to make sure government policies and legislation address the needs of Looked After children[LAC] and that we increase public understanding of the needs of LAC.

Armagh Traveller Support Group

Lisanally House
87 Lisanally Lane
Armagh
BT61 7HW

Armagh Traveller Support Group aims to improve the quality of life for Travellers living in or visiting the Armagh council area.

The Orchardville Society - Transition Service

Lagan Village Tower
144-152 Ravenhill Road
Belfast
BT 6 8ED

Women's Aid Federation Northern Ireland

129 University Street
Belfast
BT7 1HP

Women's Aid is the lead voluntary organisation in Northern Ireland addressing domestic violence and providing service for women and children. We recognise domestic violence as one form of violence against women.

Three Way Youth Project

Three Ways Community Association
Well Lane
High Street
Newry

Belfast City Council Youth Forum

Belfast City council
The Cecil Ward Building
4-10 Linenhall Street
Belfast
BT2 8BP

Fostering Achievement

Fostering Network
Unit 10, 40 Montgomery Road
Belfast
BT6 9HL

YMCA Lurgan

42a High Street
Lurgan
BT66 8AU

To address the personal and social development of at risk young people in an active cross community context in order to improve their quality of life. Youth participation and leadership development are an integral part of our approach.

Voice of Young People in Care (VOYPIC)  - Advocacy Service

9-11 Botanic Avenue
Belfast
BT7 1JG

Voice of Young People in Care (VOYPIC) is an independent regional children's charity that seeks to empower and enable children and young people with an experience of care to participate fully in decisions affecting their lives.  We aim to improve their life chances by listening and learning from what children and young people tell us about their experience of care to facilitate positive change in legislation, policy and practice.   We work in partnership with children, young people, staff, managers, agencies and government.  Core services include: Advocacy, Mentoring, Participation, Policy and Research.

Northern Ireland Youth Forum

68 Berry Street
Belfast
BT1 1FJ

The Northern Ireland Youth Forum [NIYF] was set up 30 years ago to represent the view of young people in Northern Ireland to Government and otter decision makers.

Politics 4 Youth

Women in Politics
2nd Floor
109-113 Royal Avenue
Belfast
BT1 1FF

Cookstown and Dungannon Women's Aid

27 Old Coagh Road,
Cookstown
BT80 8QG

To provide a quality based holistic service to women and children affected by all forms of domestic violence; to educate, challenge and co-operate with eternal agencies and the wider community with a vision to eradicate domestic vioelence.

PlayBoard

7 Crescent Gardens,
Belfast,
County Antrim
BT7 1NS  

PlayBoard is the lead agency for children's play in Northern Ireland, working to improve the quality of children's lives by increasing their opportunity to play.

Clic Sargent

31 Bruce Street,
Belfast
BT2 7JD

Northern Ireland Cancer Fund for Children - Family Programme

Curlew Pavilion, Portside Business Park,
189 Airport Rd W,
Belfast,
County Antrim
BT3 9ED

Daughters of Charity

Moyard House
88/90 Moyard Park
Belfast,
County Antrim
BT12 7FT  

Tel:02890 244177
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Parents Helpline

Parents Advice Centre
2nd Floor
Andras House
60 Great Victoria Street
Belfast
BT2 7BB

Parents Helpline provides confidential support and guidance in dealing with family issues.