North Down YMCA Harbour Ward Project (Bangor)

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10-12 High Street, Bangor, Co Down, BT20 5AY
Contact Person
Irene McDonald
Telephone Number
028 9145 4290
Email Address
Web Address
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Working with people from ethnic minority backgrounds and residents of the Harbour Ward The Harbour Renewal Project seeks to tackle disadvantage and build community within the Harbour Ward area of Bangor. The project aims to improve social conditions for people living in the Harbour, improve their quality of life and connect them with the wider economy. Current activities include: Advice and information available for residents of all ages on priority issues, such as health, community resources and training and employment. Numeracy and Literacy classes, facilitated by tutors from South Eastern Regional College (crèche provided). Community drop-in for Harbour Ward residents of all ages (crèche provided). Senior Citizens’ Friendship Group for local residents aged 55 plus, with including social activities and outings. Drop-in crèche for children aged 0 to 3 years old, facilitated by Sure Start. Advice, information and integration support available for minority ethnic communities, including advice and interpretation. English language classes, at both beginner and advanced levels, for migrant workers. International Homework Club for migrant children attending local primary schools. Migrant Youth Club for migrant young people aged 11+, including outings and activities. A meeting point and resource base for the Harbour Ward Community Association and the Polish Association of County Down. For further details contact Irene McDonald on 028 9145 4290 (option 8) or 07889 057662, or email
Available to Age Groups
All Ages
Category of Services
  • Ethnic Minority Support
Areas covered
  • North Down

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