Northern Ireland senior men’s international football manager Michael O’Neill and outgoing Belfast Lord Mayor Deirdre Hargey have ‘pitched in’ together to launch the Extern Fun Cup, one of the biggest and brightest youth footballing tournaments to hit the city this summer. Read more
The 10K & 5K races will take place entirely within the grounds of Shane's Castle estate, which is made up of 1,000 acres of woodland on the shores of Lough Neagh
So whether it's the 10K Race or Walk, or the 5K Race, every step you take in support of the Roscor Youth Village will make a big difference Read more
When things go wrong at home, or in care, it can be children who feel the brunt. That’s where Extern's Roscor Youth Village comes in. And it's also where you can help us make a difference.
For 21 years, Roscor, has been a haven of hope & escape for over 40,000 children & young people from across the island of Ireland who face challenges in their daily lives. Please help us make Roscor fit-for-purpose for another 21 years, ensuring children can continue to receive its life-changing support Read more
In Extern we transform lives because we believe another chance can change a life. We never walk away. We never judge.
Please support our Roscor campaign and help us change young lives
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There are many reasons why Extern is needed. Here are a few...
Children in NI needed protection from abuse in 2017. (They are the ones we know about).
At the end of 2017, there were 6,987 children living in care in ROI.
12,000 NI households accepted as homeless during 2017.
The Linx Project is a community-based programme which builds upon the strengths of young people aged 13-17 and their families to encourage healthy development, safety, stability and a positive future. Read more
The Ormeau Centre offers support 24 hours a day to men and women experiencing homelessness, with specialist provision for injecting drug users. Read more
The Street Injectors Support Service (SISS) uses experienced staff to assertively engage with street injectors in Belfast and to collect and dispose of inappropriately discarded injecting equipment. Read more