Bright Sparks pre school place!
Need a pre–school place for your child in a “state of the art” nursery? View details here
SkainosFest is on Saturday 13th September, 10am – 6pm. Put the date in your diary! All welcome. Have a look at whats going on here
Refurb project wins Most Excellent ARC award!
Our refurb project has been awarded the Most Excellent ARC (Approved Recycling Centre) at the National 25th Annual Furniture Re–use Network. Awarded for its offering of enterprising services through a high quality operation.
Hosford wins award!
Hosford has received an award from the Chartered Institute of Housing at their annual awards ceremony at City Hall. These are the most important housing awards in Northern Ireland.
They received the ‘more than bricks and mortar’ award for the extra support and projects which they have developed and for their inclusion of clients in the service. This includes the daily work of supporting people who are homeless to deal with their problems, to find their own home, and to maintain their independence. It also includes the projects that they have set up; NI Street league, Going Green, Art Group, Root Soup, History Group, and more.
Skainos Win Awards
Skainos were delighted to pick up three awards at the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors Awards Ceremony on 10th May 2013. The awards were – Highly Commended in the Regeneration category and winners of the Community Benefit category. But most unbelievably they also won the Best Overall Project 2013 – a fabulous achievement!
East Belfast Mission currently has no vacancies within EBM.
When a position becomes available it will be advertised here.
Thankyou for your interest in our charity.
Skainos Boot Camp is returning!
Skainos Boot Camp is returning for a regular slot on Monday 8th September at 5.45pm in the Community Hall.
Every Monday Personal Trainer Alan McClelland will be leading a boot camp fitness class for all levels of fitness. No matter what shape you’re in Alan will improve it. Only £3 per session.
For more information contact Alan on 07462703033
A big thank you for all who attended the fundraiser and everyone that supported the NI homeless World Cup team. It was a great night and we made well over a thousand pounds and have made a enough to cover a flight for one of the players to go to Chile. This is great news and it’s all down to everyone playing their part. We still need a few more flights covered but we are confident we will achieve this.
If you would still like to donate towards the trip please see the links below. You can donate by text or donate online with a card.
To give a text a donation
Text: NIWC77 £10 (on any amount you desire) to the number 70070. This will come out of your phone bill at the end of the month.
Simply follow this link and donate with your card: http://www.justgiving.com/Justin-McminM1ssion14
Stepping stone, FREE Courses Available : View here!
Coffee Morning on 17th September!
Following our very successful coffee morning in February past we are holding another one on the 17th September. View details here
East Belfast Social Enterprise Hub now open!
Are you interested in setting up a social enterprise in east belfast? or Already have a social enterprise and need support to get to the next level?
Drop in to our East Belfast hub: 14–16 Castlereagh Road, Belfast BT5 5FP and we can help you with your business idea at no cost!
If you would like to know more about what our hub has to offer read here
We are running FREE Business Clinics on Tuesday 9th September 1–4.30 in the hub, Thurs 18th September 2–5.30pm in refresh and Tuesday 23rd Sept 1– 4.30pm in the hub . For more information contact 028 9045 5835
EBM Welcomes new Minister Rev Margaret Ferguson
East Belfast Mission welcomed their new Methodist Minister in July this year. The Rev Margaret Ferguson is a well–known Minister having spent the last 8 years as the Methodist Minister in Shankill and Woodvale Methodist Churches. Margaret has a strong teaching and business background and is married with 3 children and 3 grandchildren. She has a wealth of experience working in a community environment and says she simply loves people and has a great heart for the Methodist church and its work in the local area.
Margaret is delighted with her new position at East Belfast Mission and says she can’t wait to meet the people from the local community and would like to invite everyone along to the SkainosFest event at Skainos on Saturday 13th September. This event has been running for a few years now and there is something for everyone on the day. We will post a flyer with more details very soon, or watch for it on facebook.