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Armagh

 

CILNI

The Centre for Independent Living Northern Ireland Promotes the principles of independent living and in particular provides a range of services for people using or considering using Direct Payments". Although the Direct Payments scheme is the main vehicle for funding independent living at the moment, this may well be changing quite radically in the near future. The promotion of independent living will remain at the core of all our activities irrespective of the vehicles involved.

 

Out and About

The Out and About Project offers educational courses, training programmes and international and cross border seminars and conferences.

Dungannon

 

Willowbank

Willowbank Community Resource Centre is run for and by people with physical and sensory disabilities to deliver support services. It is also an outreach centre for the South West College.

Link to our website http://willowbankcommunity.org/ Direct Line 028 87 713053 Internal Number 028 87 722821 Ext 3053

Shopmobility Dungannon

Shopmobility Dungannon is a local charity based in Ranfurly House (top of Market Square)Dungannon providing members of the public with wheelchairs and mobility scooters.  The service is free for the day and long term borrowing is available. If you have a temporary or long-term mobility difficulty then why not borrow equipment to help you get around.  Contact our Project Manager Mark Farquhar 07714 289 877 mailto:mark@shopmobilitydungannon.org

 

Headway

Headway is run by volunteers who provide support to people with brain injury, their families and carers. Headway Southern Region serves Craigavon, Banbridge, Armagh and Dungannon.

 

LARG

Lobbying Activism & Research Group is for anyone with a disability wishing to get more involved in local democracy. Click on the link to e-mail ann@willowbankcommunity.org.

 

STEP

STEP provides community development and training services for individuals and groups and has particular expertise in providing support for migrant workers.

Newry

 

Headway

Headway Newry is Northern Ireland's most recently formed Branch of Headway UK.
ClanryeITClanryeIT (formerly Newry Technology Centre) is a training facility set up to offer training to people with physical disabilities in the areas of information technology, administration and accounts

Heart & Home

 

The opening of the gift shop `Heart & Home’ marked the first step  to create a social enterprise that supported and trained individuals with a physical disability, in retail related skills through offering `real’ work experience as well as accredited qualifications.

General information:

ASBAH

The Association for Spina Bifida and Hydrocephalus provides support to people with Spina Bifida and/or Hydrocephalus and has a locally based team of advisers

Cedar Foundation

The Cedar Foundation provides support, care, accommodation and training services to enable disabled adults and children participate in all aspects of community life.

Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice is an advice charity working from 30 main offices across Northern Ireland and from over 120 other outlets.

CommunityNI

Community NI is a central resource for information, news and discussion on the voluntary and community sector in Northern Ireland, developed by NICVA.

CommunitySkillsNI

Community Skills NI contains information about skills development in the voluntary and community sector in Northern Ireland.

Disability Action

Disability Action works with disabled people across Northern Ireland in areas such as information & policy, employment & training support, transport and mobility assessment.

Leonard Cheshire

Leonard Cheshire Disability provides a range of accommodation and support services to disabled people.

NICHSA

The NI Chest, Heart and Stroke Association aims to improve the quality of life of the people of Northern Ireland by preventing and alleviating chest, heart and stroke illnesses.

NICVA

The Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action is the umbrella body for the voluntary and community sector in Northern Ireland.

Rural Community Network

The Rural Community Network is a regional voluntary organisation which represents rural communities on issues relating to poverty, disadvantage and equality.

RNIB

RNIB Northern Ireland supports children and adults with sight loss to live full and independent lives.

RNID

RNID Northern Ireland represents deaf and hard of hearing people who live in Northern Ireland, as well as their families and others who work with them or for their benefit.

Stroke Association

The Stroke Association Northern Ireland is a community based charity providing professional services and support to stroke survivors, their carers and families. 
MS Multiple Scelerosis SocietyMS Multiple Scelerosis Society, Newry Mourne and Armagh Branch

 

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