Barnardo’s Northern Ireland
Barnardo’s NI works for children first and last. In over 100 years we have helped improve the lives and opportunities of tens of thousands of children in communities across Northern Ireland. We work wherever children need us most.
An A-Z of services we provide (PDF)
Latest publications can be found in the Campaigning for Children section of these web pages
Barnardo's NI is running the Santa's Grotto at Belfast Continental Christmas Market again this year. Local newspaper the Irish News rated it one of the best value Grottos in Belfast! Santa will be in residence until Fri 20th Dec - so come on down!!
Three hundred Santas got Santa suited and booted to take part in the second annual Santa Dash held in Belfast city centre in aid of Barnardo's NI and Cash for Kids. Getting their jingle on were cousins Niamh, Pheobe and Halle Johnston from Antrim.
Tuar Ceatha celebrates 20 years
Our Tuar Ceatha service which supports ethnic minority, asylum seeking and refugee families with children recently celebrated its 20th anniversary with an event at Belfast City Hall. The service showcased the wide range of programmes it has run over the years.Today Tuar Ceatha works with families from over 35 different countries. The event was supported by local MLA Anna Lo and Belfast Lord Mayor Mairtin OMuilleoir.
Barnardo's NI backs PSNI CSE investigation
Barnardo's NI is supporting a police investigation into child sexual exploitation in Northern Ireland. It follows the publication of a Barnardo's NI report - 'Not A World Away' which examined the scope and nature of child sexual exploitation in Northern Ireland. Barnardo's NI Director Lynda Wilson is pictured at a media briefing following the announcement of the PSNI investigation.
If you have any concerns about a young person with regard to sexual exploitation you can contact the police, Barnardo's Safe Choices Tel: 028 9065 8511 or a dedicated NSPCC helpline Tel: 0800 389 1701.