Our history

Find out more about how Crossroads began.

Our timeline

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

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

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

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

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

  • Crossroads partners with BMA Northern Ireland & The Big Lottery Fund.

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

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

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

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

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

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


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