West Belfast

West Belfast

Lower Falls, Twinbrook, Poleglass, Upper Springfield, Turf Lodge and Ballymurphy

What’s happening in this area?

Health and Well-being

Blackie River Community Groups and their consortium partners are delivering a project to address underlying community and personal issues around mental health and well-being. The programme is encouraging volunteering around health and wellbeing issues, increasing awareness of existing health and wellbeing services and delivering wrap around/holistic support services to participants to enable positive change.

Community Safety

Falls Community Council are delivering a project to support individuals and groups to get involved in community safety and to enable local communities to address underlying community issues around the regeneration of underutilised/derelict space.

Restorative Practices

The STARS (Striving Towards a Restorative Society) project is being delivered by Community Restorative Justice Ireland and NI Alternatives in each of the eight CIT areas. It aims to increase the use of restorative methodologies in community settings through a programme of training and mentoring support.

Ex Prisoner Support

Tar Isteach are delivering an EX Prisoner support project in four Communities in Transition areas, including West Belfast. The project is working towards de-romanticing the past and providing ex-prisoners in the community the opportunity to demonstrate their contribution to society as well as providing support services including advocacy, welfare rights and mental health support.

Funded by The Executive Office