The Parent Rooms

Help families in need this Winter

Reverse Advent Calendar Campaign This winter, The Parent Rooms is teaming up with Foodstock to support families impacted by the cost-of-living crisis.  As part of our ongoing commitment to supporting families into fuller and healthier lives, we are launching our Reverse Advent calendar campaign, and we’d love for you to get involved! To take part, you… Continue reading Help families in need this Winter

Coffee Mornings & Sensory Garden

We are delighted to be welcoming parents back to our Wellbeing Hub after a brief summer hiatus. We got to catch up with some old faces and meet some new ones at our coffee morning which meets every Friday from 10am – 11.30am in our Wellbeing Hub at Houben Centre on Crumlin Road. The parents… Continue reading Coffee Mornings & Sensory Garden

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Engage.Evolve.Empower.

Our New Way of Working With Parents The Parent Rooms aims to support parents experiencing mental health difficulties by creating a circle of support, providing a safe space for you to explore how you are feeling, make friends with others who just ‘get it’ and learn tools to improve your wellbeing.   Our main goal… Continue reading Engage.Evolve.Empower.

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Houben Centre Launch

We would like to say a huge thank you to everyone who attended the launch of our new wellbeing hub at Houben Centre on Crumlin Road. This new centre will offer community space for parents to meet, childcare, outdoor space for programs and activities, and counselling spaces where parents can seek support for their well-being.… Continue reading Houben Centre Launch

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Sustaining Healthy Relationships

Relationships & Perinatal Mental Health Relate NI is passionate about enabling good quality relationships. Through our 75 years’ experience of working with people throughout Northern Ireland, we’ve come to understand that relationships not only give our lives meaning, but that they are of vital importance to our wellbeing. Evidence now demonstrates why good quality relationships… Continue reading Sustaining Healthy Relationships

Parents’ Voices Survey 2022 now live!

Every year, we reach out to parents from all over Northern Ireland to hear about your experiences of parenting, mental health, the health service and more. The purpose behind this survey is to help us find better ways to support you and your family, and to amplify your voices so that those who are in… Continue reading Parents’ Voices Survey 2022 now live!

New Young Mums Project with Thanks to The Pilgrim Trust

We are beyond excited to announce our new support service for younger mums living in Northern Ireland who are experiencing difficulties around mental health. The Pilgrim Trust has awarded The Parent Rooms with a three-year grant totaling, £89,807 to cover salary, core and project costs for the Younger Mums Key Worker. The Younger Mums Key… Continue reading New Young Mums Project with Thanks to The Pilgrim Trust

Health Minister Robin Swann Officially Opens The Parent Rooms Wellbeing Hub

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The Parent Rooms, a mental health support charity for parents in Northern Ireland were delighted to welcome Minister for Health Robin Swann to officially open their new wellbeing hub in north Belfast. The hub which is based in North City Business Centre is a community space where parents can seek support for their mental health.… Continue reading Health Minister Robin Swann Officially Opens The Parent Rooms Wellbeing Hub

We’re almost ready!

We’re almost ready! Over the past two weeks, we have been squirrelling away getting our new premises ready to welcome parents.   The Wellbeing Hub, based in North City Business Centre in North Belfast, will be opening its doors to parents from Monday 1st November.   The new space will consist of space for classes… Continue reading We’re almost ready!

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New funding, new home!

We are thrilled to be one of the organisations that received funding from the Mental Health Support Fund delivered by the Department of Health through Community Foundation NI.  Part of this funding will go towards our new Belfast-based wellbeing hub which is currently undergoing a bit of a facelift to get it ready for parents… Continue reading New funding, new home!