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BCPP Project Examples

Developing understanding...taking action

Cornabracken Afterschool Community Interest Company (CIC) is based in Omagh and provides integrated and affordable childcare in an environment that assists and enriches the children’s development, education, life opportunities and enjoyment.

Time to talk, listen and learn

Autism Support Kilkeel (ASK) raises awareness of autism and provides support and life enhancing services for people living with or awaiting Autism diagnosis and their families/carers in Newry & Mourne area. They assist members to achieve their maximum potential for  social inclusion and access to employment and other facilities.

Connecting with the community

Mind Your Mate and Yourself (MYMY) was set up in 2008 by bereaved family members and volunteers as a direct consequence of the increased suicides within Newcastle and District area. The organisation supports individuals who are suicidal, in distress or self-harming by providing advice, information and appropriate services.

Sharing the learning

The Respect Youth Project was set up in 2012 with the aim of using sport to engage with young people to help create safer, stronger and more respectful communities. The work of Respect has been widely acknowledged as a model of good practice in using sport as a way of addressing social issues in Northern Ireland. The project is run totally by volunteers.

Breaking down barriers

Millburn Community Association is a voluntary organisation working across the Causeway Coast & Glens area. It offers various clubs, sporting activities and wellbeing projects to the community as well as an Armed Forces Veterans Breakfast Club supporting the local veteran community with activities.

Singing for health

The Right Key (TRK) is a musical performance Community Interest Company with a vision to bring about positive social change for people at the margins of society.

Overwhelmingly Positive Experience

WOMEN’STEC is the largest quality provider of training for women in non-traditional skills in Northern Ireland. The organisation supports women into industries where females are underrepresented and uses hands on trade skills as a framework for participants’ personal development.

A Lifeline during the pandemic

Cloughfin Community Association works for the benefit of local people and provides activities for all ages of people. Activities include dancing classes, crafts and historical projects as well as the promotion of health. The community building - an old primary school - is the only meeting place in this isolated rural area.

It takes a village…

Having had the opportunity to pilot a BCPP Level 1 health literacy project previously, the organisation partnered with Stephanie Haughey of McCartan’s Pharmacy to apply for a Level 2 grant.

Making Positive Health Choices

FutureProof offers support, advice and education on a wide range of health and social issues for young people aged 11-25 across the Banbridge and Craigavon area. The daily drop-in service ensures that young people always have somewhere to go for support and health advice.