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Download our free interactive community resource guide for the Greater Shankill area


Communities in Transition Health & Well-Being Project is funded by The Executive Office & managed by Co-operation Ireland.

The aim of this project is to work collaboratively with existing community based projects to deliver a Health & Well-Being project across Larne and Carrickfergus and the Greater Shankill.

Extern staff holding up mental health messages


  • Recruit and train Community Health Champions
  • Offer one-to-one intervention to those impacted by drugs, alcohol and mental health.
    Engage with and raise awareness of available services in the local area through the production of a local resource guide.
  • Produce a training calendar which will offer free training for the local community based on identified needs.
  • Hold awareness raising and engagement events in the local area.
  • In consultation with the local community develop informative and interactive fact sheets in relation to key issues and distribute these effectively.


If you know someone who may benefit from one-to-one intervention in relation to drugs, alcohol or mental health you can refer them to our service.

We accept referrals from all sources including self-referrals.

Referral criteria:

• Be aged 18 +
• Live in Larne, Carrickfergus or Greater Shankill area
• Linked to one or more statutory agencies

Referrals can be made telephone at either:

Carla O’Neill: 07483428559

If you would like further information or to request a referral form then please email [email protected] 

Taking care of your mental well-being is essential, and having a safety plan in place can make a significant difference. Whether you're facing challenges or simply want to be prepared, having a plan can provide comfort and guidance.

Click the link to download your free Mental Health Safety Plan

Contact us

Unit 5, Spectrum Centre

331-333 Shankill Road


BT13 3AA

This project is funded through The Executive Office and is part of the Communities in Transition Project.