Community Support & Capacity Building

To assess the needs of the community sector and work with other key organisations to:

  • recognise the principles and values of adopting a community development approach
  • draw up support programmes that develop the community sector
  • plan projects that lead to more collaborative working
  • develop plans and strategies that build capacity
  • advocate on behalf of and with communities
  • seek to influence the policies of community, voluntary, government and statutory agencies

Community Resource & Finance Services

To manage our human and physical resources and promote good financial management practice in the community sector by:

  • offering financial management advice and guidance
  • providing financial training and support services
  • providing a payroll and community accountancy service
  • managing and maintaining East Belfast Network Centre
  • ensuring the sector is up to date in charity compliance

Community Resource & Finance Services

To encourage, support and facilitate the provision of community health programmes and projects that:

  • seek to influence the health policies of community, voluntary, government and statutory agencies
  • promote and provide opportunities for health education and training
  • support the community sector to recognise the value of adopting a community development health approach in their work
  • builds the capacity of the communities in East Belfast to develop collective solutions to their health problems
  • plan and deliver health projects that lead to more collaborative working

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