We believe another chance can change a life

In Extern we transform lives because we believe another chance can change a life. We never walk away. We never judge.

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There are many reasons why Extern is needed. Here are a few...

2,100

Children in NI needed protection from abuse in 2017. (They are the ones we know about).

6,987

At the end of 2017, there were 6,987 children living in care in ROI.

12,000

12,000 NI households accepted as homeless during 2017.

Young People/Families

  • INTENSIVE SUPPORT FOSTERING SCHEME

    The Intensive Support Fostering scheme has been operational since October 2007. It is a specialist fostering scheme for young people aged 10–18 who present with highly complex needs and challenging behaviour Read more

Housing/Homelessness

  • ORMEAU CENTRE

    The Ormeau Centre offers support 24 hours a day to men and women experiencing homelessness, with specialist provision for injecting drug users. Read more

Alcohol/Drugs

  • STREET INJECTORS SUPPORT SERVICE (SISS)

    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