Children in Northern Ireland (CiNI)

Children in Northern Ireland (CiNI) is the regional umbrella organisation for the children’s sector in Northern Ireland. CiNI provides training, policy, information, and participation support services to member organisations, relating to their work with children and young people.test

"CiNI remains the most important umbrella organisation in the voluntary child care sector" (SSI Report, 2006)

  • European Election Candidate Hustings

    Together with the NEETS Forum, the Child Poverty Alliance is holding a Hustings event for candidates in the forthcoming European Elections. The event will be co-convened by journalist Eamonn Mallie and a young representative from the NEETS forum. It’s your opportunity to quiz the candidates on their policies for Europe.

    The Hustings will take place on Thursday 1st May, 10.30am -12.30pm, in our office, Unit 9, 40 Montgomery Road Belfast, BT6 9HL. RSVP to Ruairi Rowan:

  • Register your interest to become a CYPSP member

    March 2014

    Nomination forms to register your interest in representing your organisation on one of the CYPSP groups are now available on the CYPSP Membership page CLICK HERE

    The governance arrangements for CYPSP membership relating to the Community, Voluntary and BME sector representation states that membership on working groups is open to reapplication every three years. That initial three year period is now up. An open nomination process will be available from March 2014 for you to register for your organisation to be a representative on the mandated CYPSP structure, regional subgroups or outcomes groups.

    This expression of interest form must be submitted to CiNI accompanied by a supporting statement, stating how the nominee fulfils the relevant Personal Specification on or before; Friday 18th April 2014 at 4pm

    Please return to: Melissa Adair

    Children in Northern Ireland

    Unit 9, 40Montgomery Road


    BT6 9HL


    Telephone: 028 9040 1290

    Fax: 028 9070 9418

Children's Services Training Dates

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Forthcoming Training Events
May6NEW Supervision for Supervisees'
May13Child Protection Refresher
May19Child Protection
May23How Children & Young People Learn