Carer Support & Advice

Organisation                    Description of Service

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The Carer and Family Support service is specifically for carers and family members of people who experience enduring mental health issues. They offer advocacy, listening support, peer support through carer and family groups, debt and financial advice, practical support around issues such as Self Directed Care, and signposting to other organisations which offer a more specialised support and advice service, for those that may need it. Mindwise operates an open referral system. Please visit website for more information.
Cause – families, partners, friends, caring for mental health.
Confidential Helpline:
0800 103 2833.
[email protected]
Information contact number:
Cause offers a free and confidential helpline service. It also offers support groups, activities and short breaks, 1-1 carer support and training for Cause carers. Due to Covid an online hub has been set up to provide practical support and useful information to carers. Operates an open referral system.

Carers N.I.
028 9043 9843, 9am-5pm Mon-Fri
For advice on caring email:
[email protected]
For general enquiries email:
[email protected]
Carers N.I. offers help and advice about caring, and support groups for carers.

Al-Anon Helpline
Telephone: 08000086811
NI Telephone Number: 02890682368
Offers a free and confidential service for families and carers of alcoholics, 7 days a week from 10am – 10pm.
Alternatively, the service in Northern Ireland can be contacted 6pm – 11pm, 7 days a week and 10am –1pm, Monday to Friday.
The website provides links to virtual online meetings and information on alcohol and its effects.