We offer a range of services to families affected by autism in Northern Ireland, including family support workers, a parent group, and social activities for children, young people and adults with autism.

Family support

Families who live in Northern Ireland can contact one of our family support workers for help with a range of issues related to autism. Your child should be 18 years of age or under.

You can contact your local family support worker from Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm.

Clair Dundas: Belfast and south east
Tel: 07917 235390

Tim Glenn: north
Tel: 07776 151804

Caroline Bogue: west
Tel: 07917 266487

Parents' support group

We have a parents' support group, for parents who care for an adult son or daughter with autism (aged 18+). This group runs on the second Wednesday of each month, 7.30-9.30pm, at NAS Northern Ireland's office in Malone Road, Belfast. Telephone Sallyann Green Millar for more details: 07917 227938.

Find out more about parent support groups in Northern Ireland.

Our local branches are also a great source of support for parents and families affected by autism.

Groups for people with autism

We run social groups for adults with autism, youth groups for teenagers, and various activity groups for children and young people.

Available in Belfast, Northern and Western Care Trusts.