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’.

We recently hosted 5 workshops to help potential applicants develop their BCPP project ideas.

We hope this has helped you to fill in your application form and remember we are here to help! Talk to us about your ideas and we can help you develop them. 

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.

Are you 16-25? Looking for work?  

Get into Retail with Marks & Spencer 17th September – 12th October 2018, Newry, Armagh and Banbridge

Taster/Selection day: 12th September 

If you are not currently in full-time employment, education or training, come and meet new people, learn new skills and gain work experience as part of this programme.

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

Thursday 9th August 2018 & Tuesday 21st August 2018

At COSTA President Grants Homestead

"Making a positive change to your family's health and lifestyle!"

CAIRDE Teo in partnership with Trademark Belfast and Aonach Mhacha is offering a free, half day introductory course for aspiring community leaders and volunteers entitled ‘Community Empowerment and Economic Development’.


Would you like to join the Fertility Network team in Northern Ireland or do you know someone who would?

Could you make a difference to Fertility support for the 1 in 6 couples needing support?


Support Coordinator Northern Ireland; (Part-Time 10 hours)