Contact A Family Northern Ireland

Contact A Family Northern Ireland

Contact a Family provides support, advice and information for families with disabled children, no matter what their condition or disability


Local support groups
Groups provide parents of disabled children with essential practical and emotional support. We've gathered the details of some of these in your area. For the details of more local and national groups call our free phone helpline on 0808 888 3555 or visit making contact for more online support.

Publications specifically for families in Northern Ireland
We produce a wide range of information for families in Northern Ireland on topics such as special educational needs, dealing with debt, and transition. These are available in our online resources library; remember to select Northern Ireland in the country drop down list to view.

Information requests for professionals
Contact a Family NI support all types of health, government and social care professionals with specialist information on families of disabled children. Call 028 9262 7552 or email to find out more.

Contact a Family NI workshops for parents of disabled children include building confidence, benefits and welfare, money management, transitions and other information around your child. We also run workshops such as cake making, health and beauty. These activities are fun and provide an opportunity to meet other parents in similar circumstances. Please get in touch for opportunities in your area.

Training, talks and presentations
Contact a Family have delivered training, talks and presentations to social services, local health trusts, and to students and community groups. We welcome opportunities to meet parents, stakeholders and professionals As well as opportunities to deliver training and raise awareness. For more information on the topics available contact [email protected]

Partnerships and Policy
Contact a Family Northern Ireland work with strategic partners in the voluntary sector, health professionals and local government to make sure families of disabled children are informed and considered by decision makers. For opportunities to respond to current consultations and make your voice heard please visit NI News pages.

Contact a Family also produce a regular e-newsletter with up to date and local information for families. We would like to hear from you so please do contact us. Read our latest edition.

Contact Details

NICVA will not disclose any contact details further to those published by the organisation below.


Contact A Family Northern Ireland
63-75 Duncairn Gardens
50 Railway Street
Co Antrim
BT15 2GB
United Kingdom


07507 932 403


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