North Belfast

North Belfast

New Lodge and Ardoyne

What’s happening in this area?

Community Capacity Building Project

Ashton Community Trust are supporting the development of community and voluntary sector capacity in New Lodge and Ardoyne. The programme is providing opportunity for groups to focus on their own needs and development goals and including an organisational healthcheck, training and support and the opportunity for groups to develop their own project.

Facilitating Area Regeneration

Ashton Community Trust are working with people from New Lodge and Ardoyne to enable them to learn about making urban regeneration happen and to get involved in the design of an urban regeneration plan.

Health and Wellbeing

Ashton Community Trust are delivering a health and wellbeing project which will address underlying community and personal issues around mental health ad wellbeing. The project will raise awareness of available services and recruit and training a cohort of community champions and provide a befriending service which will promote resilience and reduce social isolation for those needing support in the area.

Community Safety

Ashton Community Trust are building on what is already working well to support community safety in New Lodge and Ardoyne through delivery of a programme to encourage participation in community safety activity. The programme will consist of training, information exchange/learning visits and the design and delivery of community safety social action projects.

Restorative Practice

Community Restorative Justice Ireland are providing training and professional development support to increase the use of restorative practice in community settings.

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 project contact Co-operation Ireland on 028 90321462 or e-mail [email protected]

Funded by The Executive Office