The Alzheimer’s Society has four area offices within the Northern Health and Social Care Trust. The Dementia support service provides information, support and signposting of services to people with Dementia and their carers through support visits to and beyond the family home. The Society also provides support groups throughout the Trust area to provide families affected by dementia with an opportunity to meet in a safe and secure environment to give and receive peer support.
Antrim and Ballymena Dementia Support Service
Antrim and Ballymena Area Office
32 Station Road
Tel: 028 9446 1717
The Antrim Carer Support Group meets on the second Monday of the month at 7 pm in Antrim Day Centre, Station Road Antrim.
Ballymena Carer Support Group meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 1 pm in Montgomerys Café (Boardroom).
Causeway Dementia Support Service
Causeway Area Office
Tel: 028 7035 8887
The Coleraine Carer Support group meets on the First Tuesday of every month at 7.30 pm at the Day Time Therapy Unit, Rosebrook House, Brook Street, Coleraine.
The group also provide support to people living with dementia. Young people with dementia and their carers East Antrim Outreach
The Ballymoney group meets on the last Wednesday of every month at 7.30 pm Cransie Court, Townhead Street, Ballymoney.
Young carer support group meets on the Second Monday of every month at 2.30 pm at the Lodge Hotel Coleraine.
Young people with dementia and their carers
East Antrim Outreach
Tel: 028 9086 1871
The branch's catchment area includes Newtownabbey, Larne, Carrickfergus, Ballyclare and surrounding districts.
Carer Support groups
The Carer support group meet on the first Tuesday of every month at Whitehouse Presbyterian Church Hall, Newtownabbey from 1.30 pm to 3 pm.
The Carrickfergus group meet on the second Thursday of every month at Oakfield Community Development Centre, Oakfield Avenue, Carrickfergus from 12 noon to 2 pm.
The Ballyclare group meet on the third Monday of every month at SACT Offices, 20 Denison Industrial Estate, Mill Road, Ballyclare from 11 am to 1 pm.
The Larne group meet on the third Wednesday of every month at The Elm Pentecostal Church, 6 Victoria Road, Larne from 1.30 pm to 3 pm.
The Newtownabbey group meet on the fourth Wednesday of the month at 7 pm in the Monkstown Village centre, Monkstown Road, Newtownabbey.
Mid Ulster Dementia Support service
Unit 8 Cookstown Enterprise Centre
Derryloran Industrial Estate
Tel: 028 8676 5888.
The Magherafelt Carers support group meet on the fourth Thursday of the month at 7.30 pm in Magherafelt Day Centre, Hospital Road, Magherafelt.
The Stewartstown Carers Support group meet on the Third Wednesday of the month at 7 pm in the Crieve Centre Stewartstown
The Alzheimers Society in Northern Ireland provides a regional dementia helpline and advocacy service and also offers information, advice and support. Please contact:
Balmoral Business Park
Alzheimers Helpline: 028 9066 4100
Details of other support services are provided in the Trust's A-Z Carers Guide.
Page last updated:24 January 2013