Support Services

At NorthGene™ we realise that, depending on your circumstances, you may need extra support at this time. Here we provide the contact details of well known support agencies who may be able to provide help.

British Association of Adoption & Fostering
Child Support Agency
08547 133 133
8am to 8pm Mon – Fri and 9am to 5pm Sat
Free, 24 hour, helpline for children and young people
0800 1111
Couple Counselling Lothian
Charity offering confidential, face-to-face relationship counseling
0131 5561527
Families Need Fathers
Organisation set up to help parents and their families continue to provide the love, care and support that their children need after separation
0300 0300 363
Monday to Friday, 6pm to 10pm
Family Meditation Council
Information service about family mediation and services in your area
Organisation providing advice and support to one parent families
0800 802 0925
Immigration Advisory Service
Legal advice and support with issues surrounding immigration.
0844 887 0111
Parentline Plus
24 hour support service for parents
0808 800 2222
National relationship and family counselling service
0300 100 1234
Relate Northern Ireland
Relationship counseling service
028 9032 3454
Rights of Women
Free legal advice for women
020 7251 6575
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursday 2-4pm and 7-9pm. Also open Friday, 12-2pm
24 hour helpline providing confidential, non-judgmental, emotional support
08457 90 90 90
Talk Adoption
National helpline for young people (under 26) to discuss anything to do with adoption
0808 808 1234
Women’s Aid
Information, advice and support for women who have been affected by domestic violence
0808 2000 247
Youth Access
Information about counselling services for young people under the age of 25
0208 772 9900