HIIT IT WITH EXTERN in Belfast’s Botanic Gardens on Sunday, 1st September. Read more
Ulster Rugby has launched a new two-year charity partnership with Extern, with a focus on mental health and wellbeing. Read more
Extern has been named as charity partner of the year for 2019/20 by Newtownards and Belfast-based Worthingtons Solicitors 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.
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There are many reasons why Extern is needed. Here are a few...
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.
The Janus programme works intensively on a one-to-one basis with young people aged 10-17 years, who are living in the community or within the care system, and whose behaviour is challenging, posing a risk to either themselves or to others Read more
Belfast-based outreach team providing assistance and support to adults and families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Read more
Extern's MYDAS (Midlands Youth Drug & Alcohol Support) Project delivers a community-based under-18 drug and alcohol prevention and treatment support service across the counties of Longford, Westmeath, Laois and Offaly. Read more