Community Leadership

Local Communities Leading the Way Generating leaders of tomorrow for our community groups is what’s on the cards for this fresh new project. A total of eleven community groups from across the borough were represented on Tuesday 27th November 2018 at Broughshane House. The groups have come together to be part of an exciting new project delivered by the North Antrim Community Network. The “Comm...
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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

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

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

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)

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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