Meet our staff

Carrickfergus and Larne Child Contact Centre is supported by a dedicated, focused, empathetic and well trained staff, here to support our service users.

Emma Barclay - Interim manager

Shannen Murray - deputy coordinator (Larne centre)

Naomi Marshal - Contact Support Worker

In addition to our staff, we also have a large number of willing and able volunteers, all of whom receive relevant and ongoing training including safeguarding, conflict management and paediatric first aid.

We always welcome enquiries from potential new volunteers - we have a variety of roles available throughout the week.

Please feel free to speak to any of our staff for more information, or email

Our Board of Trustees

As a registered charity, we are governed by a voluntary Board of Trustees.

Our Board brings a wide range of skills and knowledge including the Third Sector, family law, family social work and legislation.

Tony Barclay MBE - Chairperson

Donna Thompson - deputy chairperson

John Stewart MLA

Gillian Connolly

Casandra Downie

Eilish Mallon