Further support

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Contact details for sources of community care support

Age NI Advice & Advocacy Services

For direct access to specialist local advisors delivering information, advice and practical support on a wide range of issues including welfare benefits, community care, housing and health.

3 Lower Crescent, Belfast, BT7 1NR
Freephone 0808 808 7575 (8am – 7pm, Monday to Sunday, 365 days a year)
Email: advice@ageni.org

Read more about our Advice Service

Law Centre NI

The Law Centre operates a daily, community care law advice line service from 9.30am - 1pm.

124 Donegall Street, Belfast, T1 2GY 
Tel 028 9024 4401
Fax 028 9023 6340
Email: admin.belfast@lawcentreni.org

Patient and Client Council

1st Floor Lesley House, 25-27 Wellington Place, Belfast, BT1 6GQ
Freephone 0800 917 0222
Fax 028 9032 1750
Email: info.pcc@hscni.net

Commissioner for Older People for Northern Ireland

Equality House, 7-9 Shaftesbury Square, Belfast, BT2 7DP
t 028 9089 0892
textphone 028 9050 0589
Email: info@copni.org

Carers NI

58 Howard Street, Belfast, BT1 6PJ
t 028 9043 9843
Email: info@carersni.org

Health and Social Care Boards

Health and Social Care Board Headquarters
12-22 Linenhall Street, Belfast, BT2 8BS
Tel 028 9032 1313

Belfast Health and Social Care Trust

Trust Headquarters, Roe Villa Knockbracken Healthcare Park
Saintfield, Road, Belfast, BT8 8BH

Tel: 028 9096 0000
Fax: 028 9096 0099
Email: info@belfasttrust.hscni.net

Northern Health and Social Care Trust

Trust Headquarters
The Cottage, 5 Greenmount Avenue, Ballymena, BT43 6DA
Tel 0845 601 2333
Fax 028 2563 3733
Email: chief.executive@northerntrust.hscni.net

South Eastern Health & Social Care Trust

Trust Headquarters, Ulster Hospital
Upper Newtownards Road, Dundonald, Belfast, BT16 1RH
Tel 028 9055 3100

Southern Health and Social Care Trust

Trust Headquarters Southern Area College of Nursing
Craigavon Area Hospital, 68 Lurgan Road, Portadown, BT63 5QQ

Fax 028 3833 5496
Email: corporate.hq@southerntrust.hscni.net

Western Health and Social Care Trust

Trust Headquarters, Altnagelvin Area Hospital
Glenshane Road, Londonderry, BT47 6SB
Tel 028 7134 5171

Fold Housing

Staying Put, 3-7 Redburn Square, Holywood, BT18 9HZ
t 028 9042 8314
f 028 9042 8167

Northern Ireland Ombudsman

33 Wellington Place, Belfast, BT1 6HN
Tel 028 9023 3821
Email ombudsman@niombudsman.org.uk

Centre for Independent Living NI

Beechill Business Park, 96 Beechill Road, Belfast BT8 7QN
Tel 028 9064 8546
Fax 028 9064 0598
Textphone: 028 9064 0598
Email: info@cilbelfast.org

Further reading and websites:

Department of Health, Social Services & Public Safety

Encyclopaedia of Rights


Factsheet 6 - Further Support (PDF 256KB)

Age NI would like to acknowledge The Law Society of Northern Ireland and The Ladies, St Mary's Parish Church Friendship Circle, Comber for their contribution to the Community Care Factsheets.

Age NI Advice Line:
0808 808 7575

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