The Virtual Support Hub Team Community Outreach

The Virtual Support Hub will be getting out and about across the country to say hello!

Join us on: Carer Information Fair – Carers Week 2024 Monday June 10th 10.30am

(Northern HSC Trust Carer Hub) Carers fair for unpaid family carers on Carers Week (10-16 June).

Monday 10 June in the Adair Arms, Ballymena.

Information fair – walk in event from 10.30am

Join us on:  May 15th at Dunsilly Hotel Antrim – 9.30am – 1.30pm 

Please register here: Supporting Children and Families living with Rare Diseases in NI Tickets, Wed 15 May 2024 at 09:30 | Eventbrite

Contact – Rare Conditions event in January, which bought together professionals, practitioners and familes living with rare conditions, our follow-up event will take place on Wednesday 15th May at the Dunsilly Hotel in Antrim from 9.30am-1.30pm.If you care for or support a child with a rare condition, this is a great opportunity to find out information, share experiences, meet other families and professionals and hear from specialists in the field.

Information and Support Day in Newry- Family Fund
Come along to meet our friendly team on Wednesday 11 October in Newry Leisure Centre. You can find out how you can access our support services and grants and we’ll also be joined by representatives from a range of other local organisations and national charities who offer family support services too.
 Newry Leisure Centre, 60 Cecil Street, Newry, Co. Down, Northern Ireland, BT35 6AU
Drop in anytime between 10:30am and 2:30pm

Transition – Opportunities Fair -Event by Contact – For Families with disabled children NI

Thursday May 11th – 10.30am – 3pm Venue: Balmoral Hotel, Blacks Road, Belfast BT10 0NF

Are you a parent carer of a young person with additional learning needs?
Do you have questions about what options are available once they leave full time education?
Come along to see what opportunities there may be for you.
Meet organisations that can help and support you, and gain information and advice on what is available once your young person leaves school.
Refreshments will be available.
An accessible quiet room will available.
You can be entered in to our free prize draw

Carer Hub- Information Event

Tuesday June 6th Coleraine Lodge Hotel 10.30am 

Information fair for informal, unpaid family carers on Carers Week (5-13 June).

Wednesday 19th October 10:30am to 2:30pm Fermanagh Devenish Room, Fermanagh Lakeland Forum 

Thursday 20 October 10:30am to 2:30pm-  Omagh Leisure Complex . 

NIRDP will will be attending – Family Fund Support & Information session in October.
Come along and meet Family Fund and other local and national charities.

Wednesday 24th August in the Tower Centre Ballymena from 11am.

Wednesday 29th June Carrickfergus in the Decourcy Shopping Centre from 11am 

Wednesday 1st June Larne main street from 10am 

Call in and speak to the NIRDP Team, we support any individuals, family members, carers, friends or even health professionals living or working with rare conditions in Northern Ireland.

  • Information to support diagnosis
  • Emotional support/a listening ear
  • Connections to support organisation in the rare disease community
  • Benefit advice/Funding information
  • Access to mental health services
  • Practical support

No matter the query, reach out!  Or contact us:  Email   07704476929