Crossroads Care NI

1974

ATV who produced the TV series Crossroads donates £10,000 to start a pilot scheme in Rugby to support carers in a practical way


1979

Crossroads expands, creating regional schemes throughout the UK. A pilot scheme begins in Belfast


1980

The pilot scheme becomes a full time service to provide home based respite care across Northern Ireland


1994

Crossroads Young Carers project begins in Northern Ireland to support children & young people who are caring on a daily basis


1996

The 14 Schemes in Northern Ireland merge to become Crossroads Caring for Carers (NI) Ltd


2007

Crossroads partners with BMA Northern Ireland & The Big Lottery Fund


2009

Crossroads celebrates 30 years supporting carers & those with care needs throughout Northern Ireland


2010

Crossroads launch a Young Carers Survival Guide to help them through everyday life as well as emergencies


2011

Crossroads Activity & Sensory Room in Belfast opens to provide a safe & stimulating environment for children with additional needs


2012

Crossroads In Your Prime Project launches to support older people who suffer from loneliness & social isolation


2015

Crossroads celebrates 21 years supporting over 3000 young carers across Northern Ireland


2017

Crossroads Caring for Carers (NI) Ltd changes to Crossroads Care NI & rebrands to help raise awareness & support for their work