Centre for Effective Services

Centre for Effective Services

The Centre for Effective Services connects research, policy and practice to improve outcomes for communities, children and young people across the island of Ireland.  Part of a new generation of intermediary organisations, CES is a not for profit that helps communities, children and young people thrive.

CES employs a small multidisciplinary team with experience in a variety of sectors, including health, children, young people and families, community development, education, knowledge and communications and project management.  Staff are based in our offices in Belfast and Dublin. 


CES provides technical and practical support to organisations, services and consortia, to help them improve the outcomes of their work.

The main aims of our work are:

  • To influence policy and systemic change
  • To champion innovative design and service delivery
  • To build knowledge, skills and capacity
  • Promote partnerships and collaboration
  • To develop CES organisational effectiveness.

CES collaborates with:

  • Policy makers
  • Service providers
  • Practitioners and
  • Researchers

Read more about our work here.




Opening hours

Our offices are open from 9am until 5.30pm, Monday to Friday.

Contact Details

NICVA will not disclose any contact details further to those published by the organisation below.


Centre for Effective Services
Purdy's Lane
United Kingdom


028 90648362

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