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Ards Mission

Belfast Central Mission (BCM) is one of Northern Ireland’s oldest charities. It began in 1889 and recently celebrated 125 years of caring for disadvantaged and socially excluded people throughout Belfast and N. Ireland.   BCM is an agency of the Methodist Church in Ireland but supports people in need, irrespective of their religious, ethnic or other background. BCM has four projects in the North Down & Ards area which support young people.

  • BCM Parent Support Project helps young mothers and fathers (aged 16-25 years) who are or have been in care to reach their full potential as individuals and as parents.
  • BCM Therapeutic Counselling is provided to young people aged 16-25 years who have had experience of living in care.
  • BCM Housing support for Young People works with young people aged 16-25 who are homeless, leaving care, or experiencing difficulties in relation to their tenancies
  • BCM Supported Housing aims to support vulnerable young people aged 16- 21 years to develop the skills to live independently in the community.

To find out more please go to http://www.belfastcentralmission.org/what-we-do/for-young-people