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Extern (WHSCT area)

Contact Information

8-14 Bishop Street, Derry,
BT48 6PW View Location on Map >
Contact Person
Paul Sweeney
Telephone Number
028 7126 2104
Fax Number
028 7126 2300
Email Address
Web Address
http://www.extern.orgOpens in a new window

Please contact our office for more information using the telephone number given in this profile.

Other Information

Project Delivered
Various - see services overview

Facilities Information

Main Services Provided

Extern supports children, young people and their families and carers through a range of projects across Northern Ireland.
We deliver services to children and young people who are at risk of entering care, secure care or custody.
Our interventions are based on a ‘whole family’ approach which recognises and builds upon the families existing strengths and supports the development of new skills and coping strategies for coping at times of challenge and change in their lives.
Through our work we aim to:
• Support families to succeed and stay together;
• Keep children safe and reduce offending rates;
• Improve school attendance rates and access to education or employment opportunities;
• Develop and improve emotional wellbeing;
• Increase parental capacity; and
• Increase community involvement and social inclusion.

- Early Years/Passport 8-13 years
- Youth Support 13-17 years
- Time Out 8-17 years
- Strength to Strength 8-13 years
- Independent Visiting 8-17 years
- Summer Camp 8-13 years

Organisation Type
  • Voluntary
Main Age Groups
  • 8-17 years
Method of Access (Referral)
  • Social Worker
  • Family Support Panel
  • Community Referrals (Strength to Strength programme)
Family Support Services Categories
Main Category of Services
  • Education
  • Family Support
  • Youth Offending

Areas covered

  • Derry
  • Fermanagh
  • Limavady
  • Omagh
  • Strabane

Western Health and Social Care Trust Area


Extern (WHSCT area)

  • Extern (WHSCT area)