Primary Goal: Community development

Group Served: Families in Ballymacash and the surrounding areas

Location: 29 Rathvarna Drive, Lisburn BT28 2UB

Aims of Business Plan: Education, Health, Environment, Community Safety, Housing, Youth

Main Goals: Deliver a range of services from Ballymacash Community Resource Centre to assist in the regeneration of the area

5-Year Objectives:

  • Expand on existing work and programmes
  • Increase the social and educational development of children
  • Maintain good standards of service to the community
  • Increase the sense of pride and achievement in youth
  • Successfully petition for traffic calming measures
  • Decrease the residents’ feeling of being undervalued and unsupported in the housing process
  • Decrease the waiting time on repair jobs in current housing

Action:

  • Acquire a larger facility
  • Acquire an after school facility
  • Develop a computer use service for members of the public
  • Access regular funds
  • Train staff and volunteers in first aid, health and well-being, personal development, etc.
  • Teach mental awareness courses, including post-natal and PTSD
  • Teach drug and alcohol awareness courses
  • Engage youth in re-doing certain areas including the subway and the walls around the N.I.E. power boxes
  • Implement ramps or speed showing devices
  • Redevelop the allocation of the housing process so residents within North Lisburn have first priority
  • Distribute funds to both current housing and new housing

 

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