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Ballyclare Resource Centre and Bookshop

We provide a range of therapeutic activities for individuals over the age of 18 who are living independently or in supported housing in the local community. We also have an onsite charity bookshop.

What we do

The MindWise Ballyclare service provides a range of therapeutic activities for individuals over the age of 18 who are living independently or in supported housing in the local community.

The centre aims to promote recovery, empowerment, independence, social belonging and social inclusion through facilitating group work activities including arts and crafts, music, personal development, leisure activities and daily living skills. The Ballyclare service also supports the carers and families of those affected by mental illness.

"It’s great craic and I have made good friends."

Ballyclare Resource Centre and Bookshop

What we do

We provide a wide range of activities including pool, cooking, arts and crafts, music groups, walking groups, photography, retail education (via BookWise), support groups and recovery awareness which are implemented to our monthly timetables and supported within the centre.

We also encourage and support activities via our community programmes which include; gym groups, swimming groups, luncheon club and seasonal outings.

Ballyclare Bookshop

We have a charity bookshop onsite with a large selection of books for both children and adults - come visit between 10am-4pm Monday to Friday. 

Areas covered

Northern Trust Area.

How to access our service

To be referred to our service, speak to your community mental health nurse/social worker or doctor.

How to contact us

Address:
MindWise
15-17 Rashee Road
Ballyclare
BT39 9HH

Email: Raymond.mcgurk@mindwisenv.org

Tel: 028933 41714

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