Hope 4 Life NI is a mental health organisation based in Northern Ireland works to the ethos that that everyone has a right to good mental health and is committed to working for this right to become a reality for all.
The Parent Rooms is a perinatal mental health charity based in Northern Ireland supporting parents and their families through the provision of peer support, wellness education and awareness raising.
The voluntary, community & social enterprise sector provides huge benefit to NI society, encouraging growth in social capital and the economy. Also, through community transport, the sector helps reduce the isolation felt by many.
Sports, arts and culture are intrinsic to how people feel about themselves and their place within society. Connecting past to present or providing goals for the future, these activities can enrich, improve and inspire communities.
Education is not confined to the classroom. Learning and teaching starts at birth and can continue throughout our lives. 60% of NICVA members provide education, skills, and learning opportunities to people of all ages throughout our society.
The work of VCSE organisations is vital in helping to ensure the protection of our natural environment with more than 1 in 10 members delivering services that promote a healthy natural environment through 5,000+ volunteer hours per year.
For decades the voluntary and community sector has led many difficult discussions and forward thinking decisions with regards to community, rights and inclusion. It also provides services to enable a shared and inclusive society.