Extern News

Extern, the leading social justice Charity has today been awarded a major contract by the Irish Youth Justice Service to deliver a ‘Bail Supervision Scheme’ across Ireland. The Dublin based contract, will see Extern take forward a pilot scheme working alongside the Irish Youth Justice Service through the Department of Children and Youth Affairs, to ensure young people on bail and their families are supported through a dedicated scheme to address their needs.

Refugees Derry

Last year following increasing public concern and international pressure the UK announced that Syrian refugees would be brought to the UK under a Syrian Vulnerable Persons Relocation Scheme. All coming under this scheme will be from the camps in countries bordering Syria such as Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan. Priority will be given by the UNHCR to refugees who have medical needs, have survived violence and torture, are women or children in situations which make them particularly vulnerable or have legal or physical protection needs.

Tusla's Dublin Mid Leinster fostering teams are currently undertaking a campaign to recruit foster carers living in South Dublin, Kildare, Laois, Offaly, Longford, Westmeath or Wicklow. If you are interested in becoming a foster carer, you can contact the team by phoning 0766955550.

Extern, the leading social justice Charity has today called for additional Government funding for the TUSLA Child and Family Agency to ensure that appropriate resources and infrastructure exists for the assessment and supports of both Foster Carers and vulnerable young people in the Care System.

Extern, the leading social justice Charity, has today announced that it will take responsibility for the Public Health Agency-commissioned services that were previously provided by FASA (Forum for Action on Substance Abuse). From today, Monday 11 April 2016, Extern will take responsibility for a total of six PHA-funded contracts covering youth, mental health and suicide support and drug and alcohol support services, and 27 former staff members who had been previously employed by FASA to deliver these services.


Extern in Northern Ireland
Company Registration No: NI 16083
Registered Charity Number: XN 48714
Tel: +44 (0)28 9084 0555
Fax: +44 (0)28 9084 7333
Extern in the Republic of Ireland
Company Registration No: 383201
Registered Charity Number: CHY15770
Tel: +353 (0) 1 563 9402
Extern Group
Registered with The Charity Commission for Northern Ireland NIC103226
Company No. NI 618684
Charity Number: NI00263
Tel: +44 (0)28 9084 0555
Fax: +44 (0)28 9084 7333
Extern Supporting Communities
Company No. NI 637561
Tel: +44 (0)28 9084 0555
Fax: +44 (0)28 9084 7333