Respite care in Northern Ireland- other useful resources

Useful organisations and more information on respite care for carers and people with dementia.

Age NI

3 Lower Crescent
Belfast BT7 1NR
0808 808 7575

Provides information and advice for older people in Northern Ireland.

Carers NI

58 Howard Street
Belfast BT1 6JP

0808 808 7777 (Adviceline, Monday–Friday 10am–4pm)
[email protected]

Charity that provides information and advice to carers about their rights, and how to access support.

Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB)

Various locations

Your local CAB can provide information and advice in confidence or point you in the right direction. To find your nearest CAB look in the phone book, ask at your local library or look on the Citizens advice website (above). Opening times vary.

The Law Centre

Belfast Office

124 Donegall Street
Belfast BT1 2GY
028 9024 4401
028 9023 9938 (textphone)

Western Area Office

9 Clarendon Street
Londonderry BT48 7EP
028 7126 2433

The Law Centre provides a legal service in specific areas of law to people on low incomes who live or work in Northern Ireland.

Regulation and Quality Improvement Authority (RQIA)

9th Floor Riverside Tower
5 Lanyon Place
Belfast BT1 3BT
028 9051 7500
[email protected]

The RQIA is the independent regulator of health and social care in Northern Ireland. The RQIA carries out inspections of care services which can be accessed via their website.


0808 802 2000 (helpline 9am–8pm Monday to Friday)
[email protected]

Charity that provides information and support about accessing welfare benefits, grants and other financial help.

Further information and resources

Last updated: May 2015

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