Coalisland and Dungannon Neighbourhood Renewal Area
The Coalisland and Dungannon Neighbourhood Renewal Partnership was established in 2012 to oversee the development and delivery of the local Neighbourhood Renewal Action Plan. The Partnership currently comprises 30 members which include representatives from local communities, voluntary organisations, elected representatives, private sector and local statutory organisations including NIHE, PSNI, SHSCT and Transport NI. The Partnership has established 3 sub-groups to assist them in the identification, development and where appropriate the delivery of projects which aim to address the Programmes 4 strategic objectives of community renewal, social renewal, economic renewal and physical renewal.
NR Health and Wellbeing Sub Group
The Coalisland and Dungannon Health project is led by the Southern Health and Social Care Trust. A health subgroup meets on a regular basis to research, develop and monitor health needs in the NRA’s and wider areas of Coalisland and Dungannon which is then formulated into the overall NR Action Plan. The subgroup includes representation from Statutory, Community and voluntary agencies to include: Mid Ulster District Council, DfC, Ogras, Dungannon Youth Resource Centre, and LiLAC. The Coalisland and Dungannon Health and Social Well Being Project aims to deliver a wide range of initiatives to enhance positive mental health and physical well-being within deprived neighbourhoods in Coalisland and Dungannon.
Through the Health & Wellbeing Sub Group, the Southern Trust works with a range of community organisations to deliver a wide range of health and wellbeing programmes in each Neighbourhood Renewal area. These include health promotion, mental health programmes, health education training and other health and wellbeing events for all age groups. Programmes are delivered to empower and support local people to live healthy lifestyles to help reduce long term illness.