Community Support and Advice
We don’t think anyone in our community should have to face going hungry. That’s why we provide nutritionally balanced emergency food and support to local people who are referred to us in crisis.
Good Morning Ballycastle
The project run by Ballycastle Church Action (BCA) is a free telephone/befriending service to
older adults and vulnerable people
living in the Causeway Coast and Glens area with the aim
of reducing loneliness and isolation.
If you would like to refer a person to the Good Morning Ballycastle team simply get in touch for more information.
Solas is a Charity based in Ballycastle that promotes mental health & Wellbeing and offers a range of free support services.
During the time our house is closed due to social distancing measures, we are offering support via the telephone or online. As time goes on, we aim to increase the different types of support we can offer online and updates will be added to the website as well as Facebook, to encourage people to protect their emotional health by limiting the time on social media.
COAST Community Older Active Strategic Team
Fitting of keysafes to allow hospital discharge and access for carers.
Information on local services, organisations, shops etc that can help with shopping, prescription pick up etc.
Good Morning call for those who are vulnerable
These services are available to those aged 55+ living in the Causeway Coast and Glens Council area.
028 7776 7860
COVID -19 Community Helpline
A freephone helpline to help those in vulnerable groups to access information, advice and guidance in relation to COVID-19 is open 9.00 am to 5.00pm, seven days a week. You can also get in touch by email and text message:
text: ACTION to 81025
Good Morning Ballycastle
Telephone befriending service to elderly, lonely, and isolated people living in and around Moyle Council Area
Armoy Ballintoy Ballycastle Bushmills Cushendall Cushendun Derrykeighan Dervock Glenariffe Loughgiel Mosside Portballintrae Rathlin Stranocum Waterfoot
Additional Sources of Support/Information
Domestic and Sexual Abuse Helpline NI
The Domestic and Sexual Abuse helpline is for men and women affected by domestic or sexual violence. You can contact the helpline 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Trained advisers answer the helpline. You can also contact the helpline by email.
Help Lines NI
Helplines NI is a membership–led organisation consisting of over 30 different helplines operating across Northern Ireland. The helplines provide a variety of vital support services including, information, advice, counselling, a listening ear and be-friending, and offer immediate support to those with a wide-range of health and wellbeing needs, often for those who are the most vulnerable in our community. Many of the services take place over the phone, but some can help via email, text and in some cases with live web-chat.
Lifeline is the Northern Ireland crisis response helpline service for people who are experiencing distress or despair. No matter what your age or where you live in Northern Ireland, if you are or someone you know is in distress or despair, Lifeline is here to help.
0808 808 8000
Deaf and hard of hearing Textphone users can call Lifeline on 18001 0808 808 8000
We specialise in animal rescue & furthering the welfare cause for all animals. Latest updates and how you and your pets can cope during self-isolation. Check back as we'll be adding more content as the situation changes.
The organisation provides this support through a helpline which offers a listening and signposting service for farmers and farm families. Callers to the helpline are of all ages and backgrounds and come from every part of Northern Ireland.
0800 138 1678
028 8676 0040