Colin Neighbourhood Partnership (CNP) is an award-winning community group based in the Colin area ofWest Belfast. The Partnership consists of local people & organisations, elected & community representatives, and government bodies. CNP was set up by local people living and working in the Colin area who wanted to see positive change in their community. Today, all these organisations work together in partnership to address issues which affect people living in the Colin neighbourhood.
The Colin area is located on the outskirts of greaterWest Belfastand currently within the Lisburn City Council local government boundaries. It has a population of almost 30,000 people and is comprised of four distinct areas – Twinbrook, Poleglass, Lagmore and Kilwee. A large portion of Colin falls under the Department of Social Development’s designated Neighbourhood Renewal Area.
CNP employs 18 members of staff managed byAnnie Armstrongand operates six sub-groups which focus on Education; Health for All; Community Safety; Environment and Recreation; Youth; and Economic Regeneration.
CNP proactively initiates and manages a vast array of projects and initiatives covering arts and culture, community safety, environment, family support, and health and wellbeing. Some of the services CNP provides include:
- Family Support
- Early Intervention
- Father’s Support
- Volunteer Opportunities
- Allotment schemes
- Services for young people with disabilities
- Men’s health and wellbeing
- Community safety initiatives
- Arts and cultural events
- Good Morning Colin telephone service
- EnviroCare gardening service
- Colin Care domiciliary care service
CNP runs a busy calendar of community events throughout the year, for more info visit www.newcolin.com. Consider signing up to CNP’s email subscription service by emailing Emma Toner, Marketing and Communications Officer, firstname.lastname@example.org
If you need any more information about the services provided by Colin Neighbourhood Partnership please contact:
Colin Neighbourhood Partnership
31 Colin Road
BT 17 OLG
t: 028 9062 3813