MACS Supporting Children and Young People

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303 Ormeau Road,
Belfast,County Antrim


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MACS works with children and young people aged 11–25, who haven’t had a fair deal. They may be care experienced or be experiencing or at risk of homelessness, substance abuse, self-harm, mental health or other personal challenges. We support children & young people through Supported Housing; Floating Support; Wellbeing Support and a Participation Programme.


To provide a range of support services for children and young people who haven’t had a fair deal, tackling issues in relation to housing, homelessness, education and unemployment, mental health and isolation.

Our Values

We believe that with the right opportunities and support, young people can turn their lives around and build successful , fulfilling independent futures.

Company Overview

MACS Supporting Children & Young People was formed in 1990 and is a registered charity with the Charity Commission NI, Charity No XR13060 and is a Company Limited by Guarantee (NI044482).

Description of Services

MACS works with children & young people aged 11-25 experiencing a range of issues including homelessness, substance abuse, self harm/suicide, care leavers, not engaged in education or training (N.E.E.T) or who are vulnerable or generally at risk. We also work in the areas of highest deprivation across Belfast, Lisburn and Co. Down (based on national deprivation indicators for Northern Ireland). 

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