Social Enterprise NI – #WISE Podcast with Bolster Community

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Social Enterprise NI

8th Nov 2021

We are a charity and social enterprise that offers practical support for individuals and families, helping them to get through and get ahead.

Our Family Support Service provides practical and therapeutic support and a range of training programmes for parents and children. As coordinator of the Newry and Mourne Family Support Hub, we help find solutions for families facing physical and mental health problems, family breakdown, parenting difficulties, financial problems and social and rural isolation.

Our Ability services are dedicated to connecting children and young adults of mixed ability to reach for the stars. We are especially proud of our Social Enterprise and online gift shop, a safe place for our volunteers to feel connected, valued and purposeful. Our Social Enterprise products are lovingly handcrafted and all profits go back into supporting our vital work.

Signposting and practical support to older members of the community are delivered through our Seniors services. Comfort Zone is a social group bringing seniors together to make new friends and enjoy some company. Home2Hospital, a driver service for those over 60 that live in rural Mournes and Slieve Gullion, is a lifeline to many.

What We Did In 2020:

hours of support was provided for children and adults with disability


Engagements with participants

in Financial Support to benefit 366 families, older people and homeless

To find out more –

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