AMH New Horizons
AMH New Horizons offers a range of accredited vocational training, personal development programmes and social and recreational programmes thereby improving individuals prospects of gaining employment or engaging in other meaningful activity.
Community Nutrition and Dietetic Service NWBHSST
CNDS operates on a board wide basis.It aims to develop the range of specialist clinical and nutrition promotion services to meet the needs of local communities within the board and ensure that there is dietetic input into the HWIPs
The VINE, which was established in 1970, is a community centre that responds to need, disadvantage and poverty. The wide range of projects and programmes offered aim to support individuals attain their full potential through restoring self...
Women in Sport and Physical Activity (WISPA)
WISPA develops pathways for women from the Greater Shankill Area to become involved in structured physical activity, health awareness, personal development and peer edication programmes.
Information on accident prevention activities and awareness training within the North and West Belfast area.
Community Planning: The key to tackling health inequalities
This is a briefing paper outlinges how elected representatives can make a difference to the unequal and unfair distribution of health which exists in and between councils. Ten action points are suggested for councils.
Putting the learning to use: Inequalities in health and Wellbeing
In every society, the impact of poverty and health inequalities on life and life chances is immense. Experiences of social & material inequality are vast in Northern Ireland. This report critiques some of the learning from previous health...
One Stop Shop: Communities in Schools
The One Stop Shop projects aims are to responds to the issues of: - Alcohol and drug awareness - Healthy eating - Health and hygiene - Personal Safety - Relationships - Smoking - Bullying - Healthy minds - Stigma and prejudice Drop into...
Walking the Way to Health
This initiative aims to improve health and fitness, especially those who do little exercise by promoting regular and brisk walking within local communities. Walking is almost perfect exercise; requiring no equipment or expense, it is the best way...
Information on activities and access to programmes available to support good nutrition.
Training - Shankill Stress and Trauma Group
13 educational courses which are run weekly include: womens and a mens group Art group Pensioners group Crafts History Web based history project Creative writing Volunteer development programme
East Belfast Community Health Information Project
A partnership approach to tackle health issues. Development workers support local people to access services and prioritise inequality issues in our most disadvantaged neighbourhoods and estates.
North & West Belfast Health Action Zone
North & West Belfast HAZ is where statutory, community, voluntary and private organisations work together tackling inequalities in health within a framework of social regeneration.
Actively Ageing Well (AAW)
AAW is a focused community development project that aims to increase the levels of physical activity taken by older people and develop the capacity of older peoples and community organisations.
Top of the Rock Healthy Living Centre
The programme seeks to improve the health/ wellbeing of people in the Upper Springfield. Programmes include sport/physical activity, family support outreach, alternative therapy/counselling.
Women's Resource and Development Agency
The Women’s Resource and Development Agency (WRDA) is a charity which provides support for women’s groups and networks across Northern Ireland. Established in 1983 (and formerly known as the Women’s Education Project) it is a regional...
Home-start South Belfast
Home-start recruits Volunteers with parenting experience to provide support, friendship and practical help to local parents experiencing challenging family circumstances.
Peninsula Healthy Living Partnership
Virtual Healthy Living Centre providing outreach services to Lower Ards Peninsula. Includes provision of voluntary services, a physical activity programme, childcare facilities, free fruit pilot, community transport service and youth work.
North & West Belfast Locality HIP Review Doc 05/06 Appendix C1 - C3
Appendix C1 - C3 for North & West Belfast Locality HIP Review Document for 2005/2006
This is the presentation by Mimi McAlinden at the Investing for Health (North & West) - Healthier Choices - Community of Interest Conference held at NICVA on 23rd March 2006.