The Community Development and Health Network is Northern Ireland’s leading organisation working to empower communities and tackle health inequalities using community development.


Report aims to empower communities and improve lives

Working closely with local communities to tackle health inequalities and help everyone live healthier lives is the central theme of a report published today as part of the work progressing under the Health and Social Care Transformation Programme.

Photo caption: Mary Black (Assistant Director of Public Health, Public Health Agency), Seamus McAleavey (Chief Executive, NICVA), Dr Michael McBride (Chief Medical Officer) and Joanne Morgan (Director, Community Development and Health Network) launch the new report – ‘Expansion of Community Development Approaches’.

This week, Community Development and Health Network (CDHN) celebrated funding their 800th Building the Community-Pharmacy Partnership (BCPP) project.

This milestone coincided with BCPP having invested a total of £5.3 million in grants to bring community and pharmacy together to tackle health inequalities.

“Stitching to Empower”

Venue: Northern Ireland Rural Women’s Network
13a Ballysaggart Business Complex

8 Beech valley Way, Dungannon

Every Monday for 4 wks

The GOGA boccia programme runs every Tuesday from 1:30-3pm at Orchard Leisure centre and cost £1 per participant.

In association with the John Hewitt Society  invites you to celebrate NATIONAL POETRY DAY With two acclaimed Co Armagh Poets GRÁINNE TOBIN & MEL McMAHON will read from and talk about their work.

In Armaghh City Library. Thursday 4th October  at 7.30pm.

Admission is free with donations for The City Chapter welcome.

Information leaflet below.

10 week Programme runs every Thursday @ 7.00pm From 11 October - 13 December 2018 Ardmore Recreation Centre

Interested in coming along?
Please contact: Mark Doran  07502 363 534 or Brian McEnteggart  028 37518384

 Do you want to start looking after your health more?

This free program offers:

 Weekly Health Information and Physical Activity Sessions

Breast, Cervical & Bowel Screening awareness Programme


September 2018

 COSTA ‘Open Door Day’

One-to-one support sessions for local groups in the Dungannon & South Tyrone Area of Mid Ulster District


Wednesday 19th Sept 2018


President Grants Homestead

- Pre-booking a time slot in advance is essential –


ADULTS AT RISK OF HARM                               


Tuesday 25th September 2018

9.45am – 4.30pm

Tutor  Jennifer Turtle

Anam Cara Armagh, the organisation that supports bereaved parents, will hold a Bereavement Information Evening on Wednesday 26th of September from 19:30 to 21:30 in the Armagh City Hotel, Armagh, BT60 4FR. A guest speaker experienced in supporting bereaved parents will talk for about forty minutes.