Pain Support

Pain Support
Our Pain Support Programme is part of NACN's Healthy Living Centre Alliance.  The programme is designed to improve the mental health of those who suffer from pain and encourage people to own their plan while advocating caution and self care with regard to using pain medication.  Funded by the Public Health Agency
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Healthy Living Centre Alliance

Healthy Living Centre Alliance
NACN is one of 29 organisations that are part of the Healthy Living Centre Alliance. The Alliance is a collective of community led health improvement organisations based in areas of high inequalities, both rural and urban. NACN are part of the core thematic groups within the Alliance: Social Prescribing Chronic Pain Support Mental Health Physical Activity Food Health Smoking
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Healthy Places

Healthy Places
  The Glens Healthy Places Programme was lead by NACN across the Glens DEA (District Electoral Area) in partnership with a Local Implementation Group that brought operational expertise across health, social care, public health, participatory budgeting and Community Planning.    The project focused on - Participatory Budgeting (Armoy Open  Pot), Glens Men, Small Grants and Fresh Littl...
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Community Food Initiative

Community Food Initiative
The Community Food Initiative is a healthy eating programme funded by SAFEFOOD. The Programme runs over a three year cycle and it provides people with the knowledge and skills to provide healthy food options for themselves and their families. NACN's CFI is delivered across the Mid Glens area.
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Community Leadership

Community Leadership
Local Communities Leading the Way - The project which is funded by the European Union’s PEACE IV Programme, and managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB) will bring together representatives of community leaders to both share best practice and provide valuable networking opportunities through the Mid & East Antrim Borough Council area. NACN is delivering this 2 year programme. ...
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Small Grants Scheme

Small Grants Scheme
SMALL GRANTS SCHEME 2019-20 NORTHERN AREA Community Based Promoting Mental Health and Suicide Prevention Small Grants available in the  Ballymena & Larne areas of M&EA & the Ballymoney & Moyle areas of CC&G Borough Council. The Public Health Agency (PHA) has identified non-recurring funding to address the themes of Suicide Prevention, Self- Harm, Mental Health &...
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Promoting Mental Health, Emotional Well-being and Suicide Prevention Programme

Promoting Mental Health, Emotional Well-being and Suicide Prevention Programme
The main aim of the Suicide Prevention Development Officer post is to increase community involvement in promoting mental health and suicide prevention. This project is funded by the Public Health Agency (Northern Area). Working across the Northern Locality providing support to groups and developing initiatives which promote mental and well-being and tackling the determinants of suicide. ...
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Rural Micro Capital Grant Scheme / Closed for Applications

Rural Micro Capital Grant Scheme / Closed for Applications
The Rural Micro Capital Grant Scheme is one element of DAERA’s Tackling Rural Poverty and Social Isolation Programme and has been developed to provide rural, community-led, voluntary organisations with the opportunity to avail of financial assistance towards the purchase of equipment or completion of minor capital works (for example to improve community premises) that can contribute to alleviatin...
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DAERA Rural Community Development Support Scheme

DAERA Rural Community Development Support Scheme
Northern Area Community Network is one of seven providers awarded this contract to provide local community development support and advice service. DAERA recognises the need to support community development in rural areas and has supported this through the current funding of rural community development through its Tackling Rural Poverty and Social Isolation Framework. The aims of the Rural C...
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Networks Involving Communities in Health Improvement (NICHI)

Networks Involving Communities in Health Improvement (NICHI)
NICHI was established in 2009 through Public Health Agency funding (Northern Area). The project operates across the Northern Locality and is managed by the local Community Support Networks including NACN. The aim of NICHI is to support the involvement of communities in improving health and social wellbeing and reducing health inequalities. The aim of the project is to strengthen links bet...
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