COMMUNITY ASSOCIATIONS

Ardoyne Association
Our aim is to facilitate the economic and social up-liftment of the people of Ardoyne through a variety of programmes and advice. The Association is working constantly to bring reconciliation and peace between the two communities through areas of common interest.
Tel: 028 90715165
Email: ardoyneassociation@hotmail.co.uk

Ballynafeigh Community Development Association
Ballynafeigh Community Development Association is a community development association in South Belfast. Our core aim is to create and deliver social action to tackle disadvantage and address issues that impact on vulnerable individuals and groups.

Tel: 028 90491161
Email: gerry.tubritt@bcda.net

Ballysillan Community Forum Advice
Ballysillan Community Forum is partner of the North Belfast Advice Partnership providing free independent confidential advice and information across North Belfast on welfare rights, housing, debt and employment.

Tel: 028 9039 1272
Email: bcfadvice@gmail.com

Chinese Welfare Association
To secure the future of the Chinese community in Northern Ireland within a framework of racial equality and enable all sections of the community to fully participate in both the development of the community and the wider society.

Tel: 028 9028 8277
Website: http://cwa-ni.org
Email: secretary@cwa-ni.info

Falls Women’s Centre
It is based in West Belfast, a community recognized as one of the poorest in Western Europe. The Centre is involved in the economic development of the community and aims to support women’s development within the area. Furthermore, the Centre is committee to exploring practical ways of helping women to play a more prominent role in the economic life of the community through the provision of training, education, childcare, advice, advocacy, counselling, health and well-being.
Tel: 028 90327672
Email: advice@fallswomenscentre.org

First Steps Women’s Centre
Supporting women through education and training. We offer education courses in I.T. Life Skills and Wellbeing Programmes and services such as Transport, Childcare, Benefit Checker and Counselling.
Tel: 028 8772 7648
Email: thewomenscentre@gmail.com

Glen Community Parent Youth Group
Centre providing a range of projects for the local community. Groups using the centre include youth groups, unemployed, single parents, ex-prisoners and women’s groups. Counselling service and a community education and training programme. Lenadoon women’s group. Lenadoon Community Forum. Creche services, after schools project, leisure and recreational activities.
Tel: 028 9058 5544
Email: mdsarsfield@yahoo.co.uk

Glenshane Community Development Ltd
It provides low cost workspace, educational & training courses, advice services, migrant support, room hire, luncheon club for the elderly, drop in facility.
Glenshane House
Tel: 028 77 742494
Website: http://www.facebook.com/glenshanecommunitydevelopmentlimited
Email: glenshane@btconnect.com

Grace Women’s Development LTD (Formerly Ardoyne Women’s Group)
Range of services for women including education classes, self-awareness and personal development sessions. Young women’s group. After school homework club. Crèche facilities.
Tel: 02890743536
Email: gracewdl@hotmail.co.uk

Greater Turf Lodge Residents Association
Advice and information for the local community on housing rights and welfare benefits.
Tel: 028 90 619124
Email: jacqui_mcgeough@hotmail.com

Indian Community Centre (Belfast)
Centre for the Indian community. Run cultural, religious and social activities. Some advice on education and health issues. Language, music and dance classes. Youth group, drama, cookery demonstrations.
Tel: 028 9024 9746
Email: info@iccbelfast.com

Killicomaine Jubilee Community Centre
Community centre for local people, used by a variety of groups. Playgroup and after schools club. Older people’s group. Adult education classes. Support for new local groups. Accessible community garden.
Tel: 028 3833 6816
Email: info@armaghbanbridgecraigavon.gov.uk

Ligoniel Improvement Association
Advice and information for the local community on welfare benefits, housing rights, money and debt. Specialist services include tribunal representation and money advice.
Tel: 028 9039 1225
Email: advice@wolfhill.org.uk’

Limavady Community Development Initiative
It is a cross community charity whose work is focused on serving the whole of our community across the Borough.
Tel: 028 77 765438
Website: http://www.lcdi.co.uk
Email: advice@lcdi.co.uk

Migrant Centre NI
It was established to protect the rights of migrant workers in NI, tackle racism, eliminate barriers against migrant workers, advance education and raise public awareness about their rights.
Website: http://www.migrantcentreni.org
Email: management@migrantcentreni.org

Neighbourhood Development Association
Advice and information for the local community on a range of issues, including benefits, consumer, disability, employment, homelessness and housing.
Tel: 028 90 584848
Email: nda@gmx.co.uk

North Antrim Community Network
The primary aims of North Antrim Community Network are to offer a community development service to it’s member groups and to focus on the practice of networking to allow community groups themselves to share knowledge and experience. The Network aims to provide an opportunity for rural communities to have a voice and an influence, without compelling members to lose their chosen identity, adherence and different interests.
Website: http://www.nacn.org
Email: info@nacn.org

Resource Centre Derry
It was founded in 1974 in response to community need in the Greater Shantallow area of Derry. They provide Day Care facilities, advice and information services, training facilities, Early Years Support and Furniture Recycling.
Tel: 028 71 226550
Website: http://www.resourcecentrederry.com
Email: jude.mckinney@resourcecentrederry.com

Rosemount & District Welfare Rights Group
A welfare advice service which provides free advice, information and representation on a range of social welfare issues.
Tel: 028 71282829
Email: rosemountadvice@yahoo.com

Royal British Legion
It is a British charity providing financial, social and emotional support to members and veterans of the British Armed Forces, their families and dependants.
Tel: 03330114369
Website: http://www.britishlegion.org.uk
Email: mmarkwell@britishlegion.org.uk

Rural Support
The organisation provides support through a helpline which offers a listening and signposting service for farmers and rural families.
Tel: 028 86760040
Website: http://www.ruralsupport.org.uk
Email: info@ruralsupport.org.uk

South Antrim Rural Network
Range of services for community groups and other local voluntary organisations in South Antrim. Training, capacity building programmes and networking. Access to resources, including office space, equipment hire and information on sources of funding.
Tel: 028 94478645
Email: wendy@southantrimruralnetwork.org

South Down Action for Healing Wounds
Support group for innocent victims of terrorist crime. Runs a drop-in centre for families, advice on a range of issues including benefits, disability, care. Provides befriending.
Tel: 028 4063 1259
Email: gavin.hughes@sdahw.org.uk

South East Fermanagh Foundation
It is a group of victims/survivors from the community of South East Fermanagh, which was formed in 1998 as a result of identified needs amongst those who have been the innocent victims of terrorism in this part of Northern Ireland, together with their families. Over the years, the Foundation has steadily grown whereby it now offers; counselling, befriending, benefits and welfare advice services, multiple complementary therapy treatment options, advocacy and representation-based work and a yearly educational and social activity programme, for those physically and psychologically affected by the Troubles.
Tel: 02867723884
Website: http://www.seff.org.uk
Email: info@seff.org.uk

South Tyrone Empowerment Programme (STEP)
It is a not for profit community development organisation. Their range of services has continually diversified in response to changing community needs and gaps in service provision. They have grown to provide both local and regional services to the community.
Tel: 028 87750211

Southcity Resource and Development Centre
Community centre offering a range of services to combat social and economic deprivation. Advice on debt and housing. IT training. After school project and youth development. Creche. Elderly health project. Cross community projects. Community safety.
Tel: 028 90504959
Email: dillonj@south-city.co.uk

TADA Rural Network
Advice, information and development support for voluntary and community groups in rural areas. Advice on funding, policy issues, help with problems around isolation and rural development. Offer technical support and administrative assistance.
Tel: 028 3839 8888
Email: info@tadarsn.com

Upper Springfield Advice Services
It is a community-led organisation which aims to deliver, in partnership with other providers, a comprehensive health and social care project for the Upper Springfield/ Whiterock Community. They offer Assist Centre, Healthy Living Centre, Sure Start, LAEP (Learner Access engagement programme), Action on Disability, Neighbourhood Renewal, Arts Project, Youth Team and Outsourced Finance for local businesses.
Tel: 02895908668
Website: http://www.upperspringfield.com
Email: l.dugdale@usdt.co.uk

Wah Hep Chinese Community Association
Centre for the Chinese community in Craigavon and surrounding areas. Services include basic and intermediate English language classes, Chinese language classes, after school club Monday and Tuesday 4.30pm-6.30pm, summer scheme programmes, mother abd toddler group and over 50’s group.
Tel: 028 3834 1431 / 028 3834 7162
Email: paulyamwahhep@yahoo.com

Windsor Women’s Centre
It is a place for learning and growing, through education and personal development, women are gaining skills, knowledge and confidence to make a better life for ourselves and our families and to have a stronger voice in the wider Community.
Tel: 028 90235451
Email: Advice@windsorwomenscentre.com