Knock Child Contact Centre

c/o Knock Presbyterian Church
53 Kings Road
Belfast BT5 6JH
(click for a map)

Contact details:
Gemma Bird (Coordinator)
T: 07847733699

Knock Child Contact Centre
is an accredited member of the
National Association of
Child Contact Centres.

It can be distressing and confusing when family relationships break down. The table below contains details of a number of organisations which may be helpful.

Name of Organisation

Contact Details

Child Maintenance & Enforcement Division (CMED)

www.dsdni.gov.uk/index/csa  0800 028 7439  (replaced Child Support Agency)


www.childline.org.uk  0800 1111

Children’s Law Centre

www.childrenslawcentre.org  028 9024 5704
Chalky Helpline for children 0808 808 5678

Citizens Advice Bureau


Collaborative Law Association of NI


DAISY – Drug & Alcohol Intervention Service for Youth

www.daisy.uk.net  Ph: 028 9043 5815

Families Need Fathers

www.fnf.org.uk   Helpline: 0300 0300 363 (Charity dedicated to keeping children and parents in contact)

Family Mediation NI

www.familymediationni.org.uk  028 9024 3265  Assists families managing the issues arising from separation & divorce

Fatherhood Institute

www.fatherhoodinstitute.org  0845 634 1328  National information service. Promotes close and positive relationships between men and their children 


www.gingerbreadni.org  028 9023 1417  Free advice line 0808 808 8090  Information and support for one parent families

Grandparents’ Association

www.grandparents-association.org.uk Helpline: 0845 434 9585

Homestart NI

www.home-start.org.uk  028 9046 0772  Support for families with children of primary school age

It’s not your fault

www.itsnotyourfault.org   A child friendly site providing information for children and young people going through family break-up

MATCH (Mothers apart from their children)

www.matchmothers.org  Self help group for mothers apart from their children

Men to Men

www.mentomen.org 028 9024 7027  Provides counselling on a one-to one basis on a wide range of issues including family relationships and domestic abuse

Men’s Advisory Project (MAP)

www.mapni.co.uk   028 9024 1929  Provides confidential counselling and information for men experiencing domestic abuse or pressures of a breakdown in a relationship

N I Network of Child Contact Centres


National Association of Child Contact Centres (NACCC)

www.naccc.org.uk     0845 450 0280

NICCY (NI Commissioner for Children & Young People)

www.niccy.org  028 9031 1616

Parents Advice Centre

www.parentsadvicecentre.org  0808 8010 722

Relate NI

Relate teen

www.relateni.org  028 9032 3434  Relationship counselling, family counselling as well as separation/divorce counselling
Counselling service for teenagers who have experienced the separation of their parents


www.reunite.org  0116 2556 234
Advice and information on parental child abduction and international custody disputes


Helpline: 08457 909090 Confidential emotional support for anyone in emotional distress or at risk of suicide

Women’s Aid

www.niwaf.org  Support and advice for women who have suffered domestic abuse   Belfast Area Helpline 0800 917 1414

Knock Child Contact Centre - 53 Kings Road Belfast BT5 6JH