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There are many support organisations in Causeway Coast and Glens providing family support services, mental health and well-being support and support for older people, vulnerable people and people from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Communities. Those organisations that provide services across all or part of the Borough are listed below. For a full listing of all other community and voluntary organisations in Causeway Coast and Glens click here

Name of organisation Support type Contact details Services provided
Age Concern Causeway older people

Phone: 028 7035 7966



Social and support services for older people - advocacy and information , befriending, signposting
BCRC Community Navigator for Older People older people

Phone:028 2766 5068

Email: communitynavigator@theresourcecentre.org


Linking older people to health and well-being services; telephone referral service for older people, carers, community groups and health professionals offering a listening ear and making practical connections to meet the needs of older people
BCRC Ethnic Community Project Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Communities

Email: marzena@theresourcecentre.org                                      Phone: 07716 401059

Phone: 07922 020044



ESOL & conversational English Classes; drop-in service for BAME individuals and groups;  supporting integration needs, eg: Family needs, Employment, Benefits, Housing, Health & Education; Mental Health support and the Listening Ear service

Bee Heard mental health and well-being

Email: contact@beeheard.org.uk


Independent mental health support in the Triangle area (Coleraine, Portrush, Portstewart) run by and for those affected by mental illness; support to listen, support and empower those suffering , signpost & provide training, drop in service, support when talking to GP
Building Communities Resource Centre (BCRC) community network

Email: info@theresourcecentre.org                                              Phone: 028 2766 5068


Community Development, Community Cohesion, Support for Older People, Disability Development and Ethnic Minority Support
CAN (Compass Advocacy Network) learning disability

Email: info@compasspeople.org

Phone: 028 2766 9030


Supporting people with learning disabilities, Autism and mental health issues to be able to realise their potential in work, social and community activities - day opportunities, social activities, social enterprises, buddy support. 

Causeway Multi Cultural Forum Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Communities

Email: cmcf2014@yahoo.co.uk



To promote inclusion and diversity among different cultures through language classes, music, dance and cooking, discussion on cultural issues, sharing information and sign posting.
COAST (Causeway Older Active Strategic Team) older people

Phone: 028 777 67860

Email: coast.manager@yahoo.co.uk


Regional support for people aged 60+, networking opportunities, funding support and information, handy persons project and Good Morning service
Causeway Rural and Urban Network (CRUN)

community network

health & wellbeing

Phone: 028 7034 4934

Email: info@crun.org


Community support network providing range of community development support, training and activities, support for young people into work or training, promote support for positive mental health including SPRING Social Prescribing.
Causeway & Mid-Ulster Womens Aid domestic abuse

Phone:028 7035 6573

Email: admin@cmuwa.org.uk 

Freephone 24/7 Domestic & Sexual Abuse Line 08088021414 


Support, advice and temporary refuge to women and their children suffering domestic abuse
Causeway Volunteer Centre volunteering

Phone: 028 7035 8285

Email: info@causewayvc.org


Offers volunteering services and opportunities including training, supporting placements, Access NI checks
Coleraine Surestart family support


Phone: 028 7032 1032

Email: info@colerainesurestart.org.uk


Variety of health and well-being, play and early learning and family support programmes with expectant parents and families with children aged 4 and under in targetted areas in Coleraine -  family visiting, developmental programme, health visiting, speech & language therapy etc


family support

mental health and wellbeing


Phone: 028 2076 2626 (Ballycastle)

Phone: 028 9050 8080 (Belfast)

Email: welcome@corrymeela.org


Residential Centre in Ballycastle working with schools, families, communities and international education on issues as as: Sectarianism; Marginalisation; The Legacies of Conflict; Public Theology

Dalriada Rural Surestart family support

Phone:028 2073 0444

Email: admindrss@northerntrust.hscni.net


Variety of programmes with expectant parents and families with children aged 4 and under in the areas of Bushmills, Mosside, Ballycastle, Armoy and the Newhill Ward and Route Wards areas of Ballymoney -  family visiting, developmental programme, health visiting, speech & language therapy etc

Dry Arch Childrens Centre family support

Phone: 028 7774 2904

Email: info@dryarchcentre.org


Offers a range of support services to families such as accredited childcare, SureStart services, educational and development programmes for children, parenting support, youth support and family support. Based across three centres; two in Limavady (Catherine Street and Greystone Road) and the main Centre in Dungiven. 

Family Support Hub (Action for Children) family support

Phone: 028 9446 7345 or 079 2149 2138


Early intervention family support services to vulnerable families and children aged 0-18 through a multi-agency network of statutory, community and voluntary organizations that either provide early intervention services or work with families who need early intervention services.
Good Morning Ballycastle older people/ vulnerable people

Phone: 028 2076 8309/ 07849859781

Email: goodmorningballycastle@googlemail.com

Telephone befriending service to elderly, lonely, and isolated people living in and around Ballycastle and The Glens.
Good Morning Causeway older people/ vulnerable people

Phone: 028 7055 8005

Email: info@goodmorningcauseway.com


Telephone befriending service to elderly, lonely, and isolated people living in and around Coleraine and Ballymoney areas
Good Morning Roe Valley older people/ vulnerable people

Phone: 02877765438

Email: manager@lcdi.com

Telephone befriending service to elderly, lonely, and isolated people living in and around the Limavady area
Homestart Causeway family support

Phone:028 7032 1765



Local community network of trained volunteers and expert support helping families with young children through their challenging times; offer vital links to activities and services and helping build a support network.
Limavady Volunteer centre volunteering

Phone:028 7776 5438

Email: volunteers@lcdi.co.uk


Offers volunteering services and opportunities including training, supporting placements, and a range of projects including Hens Shed and EQUAL

Living Well Moyle

older people/ vulnerable people

Sandra Watton Living Well Coordinator

Phone: 07435968376

Email: sandra.watton@ageni.org

Anne McCloskey Living Well Coordinator

Phone: 07816317735

Email: annemccloskey@ageni.org

practical and emotional support to increase social connections with local clubs and groups  and get out and about in your own area

Northern Area Community Network

community network

health & wellbeing


Phone: 028 21772100

Email: info@nacn.org


Community development support for rural areas. Services include health and well-being projects, small grants, development support, SPRING Social Prescribing.
North Coast Community Transport transport

Phone: 028 7032 1234

Email: info@northcoastcommunitytransport.com


Provide affordable and accessible transport to individuals and groups within the Causeway Coast & Glens  Area 
Oasis Ashes to Gold mental health & wellbeing

Phone:028 7044 0386

Email: oasis.causeway@ashestogold.uk


Based in Copleraine and provide support to people who are living with, or recovering from mental health issues, through a drop-in service, counselling and one-to-one support.

Salvation Army

mental health and wellbeing

emergency assistance for people experiencing financial difficulty

Phone: 028 2766 9138 / 028 2766 5520 (Ballymoney)

Phone: 028 777 22613 (Limavady)

Email: ballymoney@salvationarmy.org.uk



Befriending, listening ear, signposting, emergency assistance with electric and gas.

Bases in Ballymoney and Limavady

SOLAS Moyle mental health and wellbeing

Phone: 028 2024 8088

Email: info@solaswellbeing.org.uk



Based in Ballycastle and offer a range of support is on offer  including talking therapies and skills based activities, both in groups and one to one setting.  Meditation, Acupuncture and Relaxation Skills;  Art, Music and Craft based activities; yoga based activities including Restorative Yoga; Drop in informal sessions 
St Vincent dePaul emergency assistance for people experiencing financial difficulty

Phone: for a full list of mobile numbers for each conference click here


Email: northantrimnortheastderry.areacouncil@svpni.co.uk



Charity providing friendship and support, practical help for people experiencing fiancial difficulty and information about other services. Conferences in Coleraine, Portrush, Portstewart, Rasharkin, Kilrea, Cloughmills, Ballycastle, Ballymoney, Glenariff/Cushendall, Limavady, Banagher, Dungiven, Feeney, Ballerin.

Wave Trauma Centre


mental health & wellbeing


Phone: 028 2766 9900

Email: adminballymoney@wavetrauma.org


Cross community victims’ group offering outreach Support, Health and Wellbeing Services, Counselling, Complementary Therapies, Welfare Advice, Advocacy, Peer Support, Social Events, Creative and Psycho-educational Courses as well as accredited Trauma Training courses. 5 centres across N Ireland, one of which is in Ballymoney.
Zacchary Geddis Break the Silence Trust mental health & wellbeing

 Phone:079 341 87147

Email: zgbtst@gmail.com


Based in Coleraine and provide Mens Support Hub, Youth therapy,Mental Health Advice & Support, Daily Helpline,Counselling, Mentoring And Drop in Service

If your organisation or service is based within the Borough and you would like to be listed, or if you would like to change any of the details of your organisation listed above, please contact us.