The Family Support and Suicide Prevention Response Project works across the Greater Shankill area supporting people after a loss to suicide. The project is the lead in managing the local Community Response Plan which responds to families and community needs after a suicide has occurred.

We deliver accredited and bespoke training and awareness-raising sessions across the local community, including:

  • Top Tips

Bespoke training includes:

  • Grief and healing
  • Self-harm
  • Stress
  • Promoting positive mental health workshops

Our service provision includes:

  • Home Visiting across the Greater Shankill Area
  • Listening Ear Sessions
  • Delivery of complementary therapy sessions.

SUPPORTING: Communities

HOW DO I ACCESS THIS SERVICE? Referrals to this service are made via the Belfast Trust’s Mental Health Promotion Practitioner/Suicide Bereavement Coordinator.

Self-referrals are also possible, and referrals can also be made via the local Community Response Plan volunteers.


Family Support and Suicide Prevention Response
Hammer Community Centre
Agnes Street,
BT13 1GG

Extern Crisis helpline, tel: 0800 085 4808

Tel: Calli Yohanis 0744 253 0576 

Email: [email protected]

Taking care of your mental well-being is essential, and having a safety plan in place can make a significant difference. Whether you're facing challenges or simply want to be prepared, having a plan can provide comfort and guidance.

Click the link to download your free Mental Health Safety Plan

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