Support group and events

Local support groups and events for carers

These groups discuss matters which affect the every day life of a carer and the people they care for – everything from home security and carers rights to complementary therapies.

Carer support group meetings are held as follows:

 Carer support groups  Meetings Venue
Antrim First Monday of each month at 3pm Antrim Day Centre
Ballymena Second Wednesday of each month at 11am or 7.30pm Ballymena Showgrounds
Carrickfergus First Tuesday of each month at 10am Carrickfergus Library
Coleraine Last Thursday of the month at 2pm The Blind Centre
Abbey Street
Mid Ulster Third Thursday of the month at 7pm Magherafelt Day Centre
Whiteabbey Third Wednesday of the month at 7pm Day Rehabilitation Unit, Whiteabbey Hospital
Larne Second Thursday of the month at 11am Community Care Centre, 1a Doric Way, Linn Road, Larne

 Local events for carers

The Northern Trust holds events for carers which is a chance to meet with other carers and talk about similar experiences.

It is also an opportunity to find out practical information, techniques for stress relief and general health and well-being.

For information on the latest events please complete and return the Carers Register form to the Carer’s Co-ordinator.



Anne Cummings,
Carers’ Co-ordinator
Route Complex, 8e Coleraine Road,
BT53 6BP