Our Latest News & Events

We’re hiring!

We’re hiring!

Jan 25 2019

We are actively recruiting for Schools Counsellors for the Greater Belfast and Limavady/Northwest areas. Please see Communityjobs NI for more info.

Back To School

Back To School

Jan 20 2017

Back To School As all the Post Primary and Primary Schools restart after the Christmas break our counsellors will be back in…


About Familyworks

Familyworks is an organisation working in Northern Ireland. People are at the core of all we do & our vision is to help empower people to become fully themselves.

Familyworks was established in 1999. We offer support, advice, guidance and training to individuals, families and communities. We employ a range of methods including counselling, mediation, coaching and supervision.
We work with children, young people and adults who may be in need of support. We also offer a range of support to students, employees, families, organisations or businesses needing to support or train staff. A desire to support and empower people to live their lives to the full is at the very core of all we do.

What we do?


What Are We Doing At The Moment?

We are currently providing approximately

Schools Counsellors Across Northern Ireland
Post Primary School Counselling Sessions Delivered Weekly
Primary School Sessions Delivered Weekly
Community Counselling Sessions Delivered Weekly

FAMILYWORKS is an organisation committed to enabling 

meaningful and lasting change




What We Do


People who have worked with us so far

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There are so many ways to get involved with Familyworks these include:

If you are a professionally trained counsellor there may be a place for you on our Community Team. We also take three placement students a year. Email us with your CV.

You can donate to help us provide some free counselling sessions to children, young people and adults. Call us to find out more.

If you’ve benefited from counselling and would like to input by helping us fundraise for our Community Service get in contact and we’ll arrange to meet up with you

From time to time we may recruit for counsellors to join our staff team. All posts will be advertised on JobFinder NI and Community NI. We do not hold names but you can email us to see if we have any positions available.

Contact Us

2B Regent Street, Newtownards, County Down, BT23 4LH, Northern Ireland 

(028) 9182 1721