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Barnardo’s See, Hear, Respond Campaign

Barnardo’s See, Hear, Respond Campaign

Barnardo’s NI have launched a brand new emotional wellbeing service – See, Hear, Respond.  This service will work with children and young people in N. Ireland who might need additional support to cope with the Covid-19 pandemic, offering practical and therapeutic...

‘Text a Nurse’ Service

‘Text a Nurse’ Service

The Department of Education has introduced a new ‘Text a Nurse’ service to support the mental health and wellbeing of young people aged 11-19 in Northern Ireland. It provides a secure and confidential text messaging service to easily and anonymously get in touch with a school nurse for advice and support about physical, mental and emotional wellbeing. 

House Lunch Cooking Competition

House Lunch Cooking Competition

Well done to everyone who entered the House Lunch Cooking Competition. We have got some great ideas for new lunches and dinners so we collated some of the best ones into a Recipe Book for you to enjoy. If you decide to get some inspiration from this recipe book let us...

Message from Familyworks

Message from Familyworks

It is hard to believe that we are already at the Christmas holidays, in what has been an exceptionally busy year. I just wanted to keep you all updated with some information which is designed to help keep your young people safe. We know Christmas is a difficult time...

It’s ok to ask for help

It’s ok to ask for help

You can call the Family Works helpline on (028) 9182 0341 from 9am-2pm Monday to Friday. You can also visit www.familyworksni.com to make a referral. 

Get back on track

Get back on track

You can still refer for counselling by contacting your school. Just ask for the "key contact" for counselling and they will refer you. Or follow these 3 steps to self-refer. 

ORDER YOUR PERSONALISED HUNTERHOUSE PUFFA JACKET

ORDER YOUR PERSONALISED HUNTERHOUSE PUFFA JACKET

Available for a limited time at a special price of £35. Follow the link to order yours now in time for the new school year. https://www.thegordongroup.co.uk/collections/hunter-house/products/hunter-house-padded-coat