Extern's leading role recognised at prestigious CO3 Leadership Awards

Extern has been recognised for the quality of its leadership at the prestigious CO3 Leadership Awards 2019.Read more

Royal welcome for Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at Roscor Youth Village

Duke and Duchess are guests of honour during special visit to our stunning site close to shores of Lough Erne, Co FermanaghRead more

Chief Medical Officer visits Extern's new Services Hub

Dr McBride got to see at first-hand the valuable services Extern offers to some of the most vulnerable people in our society.Read more

How I became a Homelessness Project Manager

Extern Homes manager Declan Morris reveals what inspired his choice of career working with people facing homelessness.Read more

Extern officially launches new Vbookni.org website

The innovative new online resource provides a versatile and dynamic platform for social workers to share knowledge from the voluntary sector in Northern IrelandRead more

Extern lifts third national prize for governance in a year

The prestigious accolade recognises the crucial role played by Extern's Board of Trustees in the running of the organisationRead more

Pathways celebrates 20 years of putting young people on path to success

The innovative project has helped over 700 young people since it first started providing lessons and qualifications in the Belfast areaRead more

Mayor of Derry and Strabane visits Extern's Positive Learning project

The Derry-Londonderry-based project offers skills development and good relations training across the wider NW regionRead more

Extern receives first birthday present of £247K from Department for Communities

The Belfast-based Reach Out project has celebrated its first year of operation with a welcome funding award to continue its vital mental health work in the communityRead more

New drug and alcohol advice sessions in Northern Trust area

Adults and families across the Northern Trust area, who are experiencing issues because of drug or alcohol misuse, are being encouraged to avail of a new series of ‘open door’ advice sessionsRead more

Extern launches new cross-border Positive Learning project

The EU-funded good relations and skills development project is the first of its kind in the North West region.Read more

Jumping Hurdles project helps young people achieve Gaisce Awards

Twelve young people from across the Midwest region have received Bronze Gaisce Awards for their work on the inventive new programmeRead more

Extern and Verbal celebrate launch of new Third Space project

The cross-border project will transform the lives of 800 children and young people who are identified as being vulnerable and at riskRead more

Extern named as winner of NI Leadership and Good Governance Awards

The awards shine a light on the work undertaken by Trustees and Boards of charities, and on their efforts to improve their governance.Read more

Extern to roll out new Positive Learning cross-border project in North-West region

The first of its kind project for the North-West region has been awarded €1.88m of EU PEACE IV fundingRead more

Launch of new Under-18s drug and alcohol programme in Midlands area

The Extern MYDAS (Midlands Youth Drug & Alcohol Support) Project will deliver a Community based Under-18 Drug & Alcohol Prevention & Treatment Support Service for young people and familiesRead more

Moving Forward, Moving On chosen as finalist for National Children & Young People Awards

Extern is the only local charity from Northern Ireland to have been chosen as a finalist for the national 2017 Children & Young People Now Awards.Read more

Extern publishes new Pregabalin (Lyrica®) guidance booklet

Extern, in a project supported by the Public Health Agency, has created a new booklet for individuals who work with people who use the medication pregabalinRead more

Extern opens Belfast’s first One Stop Shop health and well-being hub for young people

The city-centre-based Pieces Project is Belfast’s first dedicated drop-in facility for young people seeking support in relation to health and wellbeing issues.Read more

Extern launch new Kildare Garda Youth Diversion Project (GYDP)

The second new Extern GYDP project in Kildare, is a community based, multi-agency, youth crime prevention initiativeRead more

Vulnerable children set to be the first casualties of Stormont collapse

A life-changing service, which works with hundreds of the most disadvantaged families in Belfast each year, has been told it must close on 31 March.Read more

Extern charity workers guests of Minister Humphreys

Members of Extern’s Cavan Traveller Primary Health Care Project were special guests of Minister Heather Humphreys at Dáil Éireann this weekRead more

Extern launches new Garda Youth Diversion Project in Naas, Kildare

Extern, the leading social justice charity launches a new Garda Youth Diversion Project (GYDP) in Naas, County Kildare.Read more

Extern to offer Basic Life Support training

Extern have been working in partnership with the Northern Trust to develop 18 staff as ‘Heartstart’ instructors.Read more