StreetReach Project Carrickfergus and Larne -July 2020

‘StreetReach is a 5 day community outreach project with a festival feel in Carrickfergus, Larne and the coastal areas. The project which is a collaboration between Summer Madness and YMCA Ireland is funded by the Education Authority Youth At Risk scheme. It will be run by young people with the aim of regenerating hope and working towards a local legacy of leadership.

Running 1-5th July 2020, young people can sign up to join a team and work alongside Host Groups in the areas who are putting together great interactive community projects for the teams to engage in. Teams can access full camping facilities at Glenarm Castle and receive all meals, transport and training all while gaining volunteer hours and active citizenship experience.

For more information or to register:

South Antrim Community Network – Training & Awareness Schedule 2019/2020

These training opportunities have been funded by Public Health Agency and are offered Free of Charge to people who live and/or work in the localities of Antrim, Newtownabbey and Carrickfergus.
Additional criteria may apply for certain sessions.

To register your interest please call 028 9447 8645 or email

View the training Schedule and booking form here.


Prince’s Trust Get Started with Football Programme

Are you aged 16-30 and interested in football?

The Prince’s Trust are running a one week Get Started with Football programme this July at Sandy Bay Pitches in Larne.

Meet new people, learn new skills, work as a team and build your confidence.
Not only will you discover new talents and develop new skills, but you’ll also benefit from
support to help you uncover your next steps.

Course dates
Taster day: Wednesday 26th June
Monday 1st – Friday 5th July 2019

Sandy Bay Pitches, Larne

To join the course or find out more:
Call for free on 0800 842 842

View the flyer here.


Changing Childhood Conference – 22 March 2017

The CYPSP Cookstown and Magherafelt Locality Planning Groups will host a ‘Changing Childhood’ Conference in March 2017. This Conference will look at how some children and parents have become addicted to modern day technology and unhealthy food. We will discuss the effects these have on both the child and parent as well as exploring the parent child relationship, children’s behaviour, child development and modern day to day family life.

Click here to download the conference programme 


Conference details:

Date: 22 March 2017

Time: 9.30am – 1.00pm

Venue: The Burnavon, Cookstown


How to register:

The conference is open to anyone working with children, young people and families in the Northern Outcomes Area.To book a space contact Gemma Lutton by email at or telephone 028 2563 6615


Team Programme for unemployed young people aged 16-24years


Pathways Adventure Activities in partnership with the Princes Trust are running two Team programmes, in Bangor and Larne, starting on Monday 20th February 2017!  

This is a great opportunity for unemployed young people, aged 16-24 years to gain relevant qualifications and experience whilst working on their personal development along the way!


About the programme

This 12 week programme includes a Team Building residential, a Community Project, work placement (of the young person’s choice!) as well as vital CV writing and real-life career skills!

We also provide support after the programme to help young people into a positive outcome, some form of employment, education or training.

This programme does not affect their benefits entitlement whatsoever, we will pay for all travel (public transport), and we will also pay for childcare costs if required.  

Click here to read more about the programme 

Factsheet about the Team programme 


How to book a place on the programme

Booking is essential as spaces are limited. If you are interested in joining the programme please get in touch with the team as soon as possible.

Bangor Team Programme

John Devlin by email at or telephone 07598692445 or Charlene Woods at

Larne Team Programme

Julie Lynch at or David Doak at