accessibility & help

Support at home

Northern Ireland and Isle of Man

We provide short-term practical and emotional support at home to help people regain their independence.

Find out more about support at home.

If you are a health and social care commissioner, please look at our information for commissioners.

The service is available to people over 65 who are in hospital anywhere in Northern Ireland. Patients are referred to the service by the hospital staff or hospital social worker.


The Red Cross is working in partnership with the South West Age Partnership (SWAP) to support older, isolated people within their own communities.


This service also ties in with our Transport Support service

Step 1. Contact Us


12 Heron Road
Sydenham Business Park
Belfast
BT3 9LE

02890 735350

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    GEO: 54.609521, -7.32172

    1. Support at home and Neighbourhood Links, Omagh

    Unit 4 Gortrush Business Centre
    Gortrush Industrial Estate
    Derry Road, Omagh

    BT78 5EG

    02882 251116

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    GEO: 54.383605, -6.459602

    2. Support at home, Portadown

    Unit 5 Annagh Business Centre
    Tandragee Road
    Portadown

    BT62 3SH

    02838 333415

    Tuesday to Thursday 9:30am-3:30pm

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Step 2. Service Locations

  • 1. Support at home and Neighbourhood Links, Omagh

    Unit 4 Gortrush Business Centre
    Gortrush Industrial Estate
    Derry Road, Omagh

    BT78 5EG

    02882 251116

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  • 2. Support at home, Portadown

    Unit 5 Annagh Business Centre
    Tandragee Road
    Portadown

    BT62 3SH

    02838 333415

    Tuesday to Thursday 9:30am-3:30pm

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