Extern News

Election to National Traveller Women’s Council

Congratulations to Eileen Maughan, who has been appointed to the above board. Eileen joined Extern in 2007 and in 2010 qualified as a Primary Health Care Worker. She will represent the Cavan Traveller Primary Healthcare Team and Travellers from the North East region at Council meetings in the forthcoming year.

Extern IFSS

IFSS held their ‘half-time’ team celebrations on Friday 2 October in the Ramada Hotel, Shaw’s Bridge, Belfast. IFSS is now 18 months into its 36-month contract with the Health & Social Care Board and the ‘half-time’ day was both a celebration of the hard work and achievements to date and an opportunity to look forward to the next 18 months with the same enthusiasm and commitment which staff have shown from the outset.

Charlie Mack, Chief Executive Officer

The Big Lottery Fund has today announced the appointment of Extern Chief Executive, Charlie Mack to its NI Committee. Mr Mack will join the Committee which oversees a range of funding programmes and activities to ensure that National Lottery funding makes a difference to the lives of people and communities most in need. Alongside Mr Mack’s appointment, the fund has also announced the appointment of Sandra McNamee to the NI Committee.

Refugee Belfast

Today we welcomed Lord Mayor Arder Carson to share in the work of our homeless support and refugee teams.
Extern Homeless Support Services work with over 1100 individuals a year through low barrier specialist social work outreach, refugee support and hostel teams. In the last 6 months our refugee service has supported 180+ individuals.

Extern's Ceri O'Reilly, Project Manager of our Pathways Alternative Education Project and Programme Manager Caroline Rutherford along with our AEP Forum colleagues Mary Nolan and Conor Kennedy today met with Junior Minister Jennifer McCann to highlight the key inequality issues for young people who are disaffected from mainstream education

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