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

Extern named as Worthingtons Solicitors’ charity partner of the year for 2019/20

Extern has been named as charity partner of the year for 2019/20 by Newtownards and Belfast-based Worthingtons Solicitors Read more

Home is somewhere I feel safe and now that's Belfast

For one Belfast team, soccer is supposedly more about getting together than playing competitively. Except that some members – all Syrian refugees – still harbour dreams of being the next Cristiano Ronaldo Read more

Opiod Overdose in NI – The Bigger Picture

Heroin use has increased rapidly here, particularly in Belfast. This is reflected in the NIAS figures reported in the Belfast Telegraph (24.05.19), which reveal a doubling of the rate of opioid overdose in the space of two years Read 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 Ireland Read more

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

Extern's Pathways project has helped over 700 young people since it first started providing lessons and qualifications in the Belfast area Read 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 region Read more

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

Reach Out project has celebrated its first year of operation with a welcome funding award to continue its vital mental health work in the community Read 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 sessions in Ballymena Read more

Extern launches new cross-border Positive Learning project

The EU-funded Positive Learning 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 programme Read more