Action Mental Health – Promoting well-being and resilience for those living with mental ill health  02891828494
Addiction N.I- Treatment and support for those dependant on alcohol or drugs 02890664434
AL-Anon- Families concerned about substance users 02890682368
Alcoholics Anonymous 02890434848/ 08457697555 (National Helpline)
Aware Defeat Depression 08451202961 (Helpline)
CAUSE- Supporting those who care for loved ones experiencing mental illness 08456030291 (Helpline)
Child Maintenance & Enforcement Division (CMED)  0800 028 7439  (replaced Child Support Agency)
Childline  0800 1111
Children’s Law Centre  028 9024 5704

Chalky Helpline for children 0808 808 5678

Citizens Advice Bureau
Collaborative Law Association of NI
Community Mental Health Team- Ards Community Hospital (028) 9151 2155
Contact Youth- Restoring well-being through counselling 02890320092
Council for the Homeless N.I (CHNI) 02890246440
Crossroads Care N.I 02891814455
DAISY – Drug & Alcohol Intervention Service for Youth aged 11-25  028 9043 5815
Domestic Violence Helpline 08009171414 (24hr)
Families Need Fathers   Helpline: 0300 0300 363
Family Support N.I- Helping you find the services you need 08456006483
Family Mediation NI – Assists families

managing the issues arising from separation & divorce  028 9024 3265
Fatherhood Institute- National information service. Promotes close and positive relationships between men and their children  0845 634 1328
Gateway- If you are concerned about the safety or well-being of a child 02890507000

02895049999 (Out of hours emergency)

Gingerbread- Information and support for one parent families  028 9023 1417

0808 808 8090 (Freephone advice helpline)

Grandparents’ Association Helpline: 0845 434 9585
Home-Start NI- Support for families with children of primary school age  028 9046 0772
It’s not your fault- A child friendly site providing information for children and young people going through family break-up
The Link Family and Community Centre- Connecting families and communities in Newtownards 02891821124
MATCH (Mothers apart from their children)- Self help group for mothers apart from their children
Men to Men- Provides counselling on a one-to one basis on a wide range of issues including family relationships and domestic abuse 028 9024 7027
Men’s Advisory Project (MAP) – Provides confidential counselling and information for men experiencing domestic abuse or pressures of a breakdown in a relationship   028 9024 1929
N.I Network of Child Contact Centres
National Association of Child Contact Centres (NACCC)     0845 450 0280
NICCY (N.I Commissioner for Children & Young People)  028 9031 1616
North Down Community Network- Enhancing the quality of life of the people of North Down through community and voluntary groups in the area 02891461386
NSPCC 02890351135

08088005000 (Helpline)

Parents Advice Centre

02890238800 (Branch Helpline)

Relate NI- Relationship counselling, family counselling as well as separation/divorce counselling  028 90323454
Samaritans- Confidential emotional support for anyone in emotional distress or at risk of suicide Helpline: 08457 909090
SureStart Newtownards Centre- Providing a range of support services for parents and children under the age of four (028) 9181 9722
Victim Support 02890243133
Women’s Aid- Support and advice for women who have suffered domestic abuse Domestic Violence Helpline: 08009171414 (24hr Freephone)
YMCA North Down New website coming soon 02891454290