How Extern gave me the skills and wellbeing tools to face those ‘down days’

After being diagnosed with depression, Sophie sought help with Extern's Youth Engagement Service. Here's her personal story on how Extern helped her to regain the skills and wellbeing tools to face those ‘down days’. Read more

How I became a Support Worker at Extern

From joining the company as a placement student Rebeca Martin-Greenwood has worked her way up to the role of an assistant manager with Extern, enhancing her studies along the way. Here is how she became a Support Worker at Extern. Read more

Extern calls on political parties to pledge support for families and children in crisis

Extern calls on calling on political parties to “urgently wake up” and take action in order to prevent thousands of children being unnecessarily taken into care. Read more

Danske Bank announces charity partnership with Extern NI

Danske Bank has announced that it will be supporting Extern NI as its new charity partner Read more

What would you say to anyone thinking about working with Extern?

Leona Tate from Belfast, recently spent four months working with Extern’s Intensive Home Support Service team, in north Dublin, as part of her placement for her social work degree at Queens University Read more

Extern seeks new talent at Open House event

The Extern ‘Open House’ Careers Evening takes place on Thursday, February 6th, from 5.30-7pm at Extern’s headquarters at 3 McKinney Road, Mallusk, Newtownabbey Read more

Extern announces new supports for people who are homeless in Mid-Ulster

Extern announce MUST Hostel in Cookstown, Co.Tyrone, joining the organisation. Read more

Extern recognised with Investing in Children Membership Award

The Extern Janus project has received the Investing in Children (IiC) Membership Award for the programmes imaginative and inclusive practice Read more

Kildare young people recognised for achievements in Extern’s Garda Youth Diversion Project

Six young men, all currently engaged on Extern’s Athy-based Garda Youth Diversion Programme (GYDP), have been presented with certificates for a range of achievements, including completion of the Extern Summer Programme, and a Kayaking Skills Course. Read more

Extern issues urgent ‘Callout to Landlords’ in new bid to tackle homelessness here

In a new bid to tackle homelessness, Extern is looking for properties across Northern Ireland. Read more

Extern announced as Ulster Rugby’s charity partner

Ulster Rugby has launched a new two-year charity partnership with Extern, with a focus on mental health and wellbeing. Read more