What’s happening in this area?
Health and Well-being Project
Old Library Trust in partnership with the Bogside and Brandywell Health Forum are delivering a health and well-being project to address underlying community and personal issues around mental health and well-being. The programme will be delivered in two phases of support:
Phase One is aimed at prevention and will raise awareness of available services in the area. It will also recruit and train community volunteers to promote health and well-being.
Phase Two is aimed at intervention and will provide wrap-around/holistic support services.
Extern Ni are delivering an employability and training support programme in Creggan and Brandywell. The programme includes individual support action plans, personal support and work readiness mentoring, employability ‘soft skills’ training and paid work placements.
Arts and Culture Project
Gas Yard Wall Feile Limited are delivering an arts project to increase the capacity of indivudals and groups to be the agents of social shanges in their area. There will be provision of training in arts as a pathway into employment or volunteering as well as programme of arts and cultural activity to positively showcase the local area.
Restorative Practice Project
The STARS project (Striving to Achieve a Restorative Society) is working to increase the use of restorative practices in community settings. The project will work to increase awareness of restorative practices and provide training and mentoring in use of restorative methodologies.
What other activities are planned?
Details of upcoming projects can be found on our tender opportunities page.
How can i get involved?
For more information on any Communities in Transition projects contact Co-operation Ireland on 028 90321462 or e-mail [email protected].
Funded by The Executive Office