This Halloween, dress up in your workplace or community and raise funds for Extern's life-saving mental health services Read more
Join with Extern in a powerful show of empathy for people across Northern Ireland who are living with mental health issues every day. Read more
Each year we speak up for and support more than 19,500 children, young people, individuals and families. We also support, house, and advise people who are homeless or facing homelessness, refugees, the Traveller community, people living with an offending past, those living with the impact of suicide and those dealing with mental health and drug and alcohol issues, to change their lives.
Please help us change more lives
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Volunteer with Extern today. Help change a life tomorrow.
There are many reasons why Extern is needed. Here are a few...
305 people died by suicide in Northern Ireland in 2018
At the end of 2018, there were 6,072 children living in care in ROI.
19,378 households were on the waiting list and classified as homeless.
Extern's Linx Project is a community-based programme for young people aged 13-17 and their families to encourage healthy development, safety, stability and a positive future. Read more
Extern's Floating Support team delivers a service to medium to high risk ex-offenders supporting them to make the transition from prison to the community. Read more
DACS (Drugs & Alcohol Consultancy Service) provides specialist training commissioned by the Public Health Agency Read more