Extern is the leading social justice charity on the island of Ireland

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.

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Young People/Families

  • BAIL SUPERVISION SCHEME (BSS)

    Based in Dublin, Extern's Bail Supervision Scheme (BSS) offers courts an alternative option to detaining a young person who has entered into the criminal justice system Read more

Housing/Homelessness

Alcohol/Drugs

  • ALCOHOL HOUSING SUPPORT

    Based in Belfast, Extern's Alcohol Housing Support works with adults who are homeless or at risk of homelessness as a result of their chronic/severe alcohol use. Read more