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
|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.
Route Complex, 8e Coleraine Road,