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Simpson Family Resource Centre

Simpson Family Resource Centre

Simpson Family Resouce Centre is a Barnardos managed locality resource situated in a former Manse House close to Bangor town centre. There are 3 services based at the centre.

Simpson Family Centre

Simpson Family Centre works in partnership with the South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust.

The service offers a range of assessment, support and therapeutic preventative services to families and children who are expereincing difficulty in their family which requires social work involvement.

The service aims to work in partnership with families to achieve the best outcome for their children.

Simpson Family Support

This is an early intervention service providing support to families in their own home with children aged up to 17 years old.  Support is provided to families for approximately 12 weeks helping the family make positive changes and provide them with stategies to help them better manage in the future - this includes support and guidance to manage their child/ren's behaviour, school attendance etc.

This service is delivered in partnership with the South Eastern Trust.

Early Intervention Support Service

This service offers short term support to families with children aged 0-18yrs who have additional needs or are facing additional challenges that are difficult to overcome.  Support is tailored to the needs of each individual family which is agreed by them - for example: behavioural difficulties, coping with loss or seperation.

This service is delivered in partnership with the Public Health Agency.

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Barnardo’s is a UK wide children’s charitable organisation committed to ensuring that every child can enjoy :-

  • A family that can cope
  • Protection from harm
  • Emotional, physical and mental health
  • A sense of belonging in the community
  • Opportunities to learn
  • Their own stake in society

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The South Eastern Trust delivers statutory social work services to the North Down & Ards region of N Ireland. To find out more visit their website.