Family Fund Information & Support Day in Belfast

The Family Fund will host an Information and Support Day for families who have a child with an additional need to meet the staff team and to learn about the support services, grants and information/advice that is available to support families in Northern Ireland.


 The Information and Support Day will take place on:

Date: 25 October 2017

Time: 10.00am-2.30pm

Venue: St Mary’s University College, 191 Falls Rd, Belfast BT12 6FE


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Belfast Come and Play Sessions


Belfast City Council are providing outdoor play sessions over the months of May and June 2017 in Belfast for parents and their children who are under the age of four years. It’s a chance to have fun, make friends and enjoy    playing outdoors with your child.

Activities include physical play, art, dressing up, messy play and much more…

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For further information or to book a place contact Jenny at Belfast City Council:

Telephone: 028 9075 3897

Mobile: 079 2081 7120



Raising awareness of disability support services in Belfast

Parents and carers of children and young people with a disability or additional needs from across Northern Ireland recently attended an information support day at the Girdwood Community Hub in Belfast.

The free event was organised by the Family Fund in partnership with the Children & Young People’s Strategic Partnership (CYPSP) North and West Belfast Locality Planning Groups. The event was supported over thirty family support organisations who attended the event and shared information about the services they offer to support families in need including Sure Start, Carers NI, Tiny Life, Libraries NI, Extern and many more.

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Belfast Autism Awareness Training

Over 100 Belfast locality planning group’s members and family support hub staff recently participated in Autism Awareness training hosted by Autism NI and NIACRO.

In recent years high levels of referrals have been reported through the hubs for families affected by autism requiring family support. Frontline staff attended the training including health visitors. social workers and other practitioners.