Information and Support
If you, or someone you know, have been affected by the issues raised in this programme, the following organisations can help:
Wave Trauma Centre
Wave Trauma Centre offer care and support to anyone bereaved or traumatised through violence, irrespective of religious, cultural or political belief. They work with the families of ‘The Disappeared’ and the philosophy and ethos of the organisation is one of inclusiveness i.e. anyone bereaved or traumatised and those physically impaired as a result of the violence in Northern Ireland and those who care for them. They have 5 centres across Northern Ireland and accept referrals for other areas. Contact the centre by phone or visit their website.
Telephone: 02890 77 99 22
Victims and Survivors Service
The Victims and Survivors Service was established in April 2012 to help improve the lives of victims and survivors of Northern Ireland’s troubled past. They offer a one-to-one assessment providing support and advice to see how they may be able to help meet your needs. After assessment they will agree a package of support with you on advocacy, health & wellbeing, personal development and welfare advice and work with you to ensure you receive the best help available. Contact them by phone, email or visit their website.
Telephone: 028 9027 9100
The Forgiveness Project
The Forgiveness Project is a UK-based charitable organisation which explores forgiveness, reconciliation and conflict resolution through real-life human experience. The project works at a local, national and international level to help build a future free of conflict and violence by healing the wounds of the past.
By collecting and sharing people's stories, and delivering outreach programmes, The Forgiveness Project encourages and empowers people to explore the nature of forgiveness and alternatives to revenge.
Victim Support NI
Victim Support NI offers emotional and practical support to all victims and witnesses of crime across Northern Ireland. For any further information please contact the Victim Support Line or alternatively, visit their website.
Victim Support Line: 0845 30 30 900
Alternatively, call: 02890 244 039
Cruse Bereavement Care
Cruse Bereavement Care exists to promote the well-being of bereaved people and to enable anyone bereaved by death to understand their grief and cope with their loss. They can be contacted by telephone or for further information visit their website.
Telephone: 02890 792 419