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Youth Research

19th February 2008

SLIG is currently undertaking a significant piece of research into the youth provision in Suffolk and Lenadoon. The aim of this research is to: 1. provide SLIG with a holistic view of youth issues within and between both the Suffolk and Lenadoon areas, from a young person's perspective; 2. set… Read More »

5 - Year Strategy

19th February 2008

SLIG has recently finished work on a 5 -year strategy, outlining our goals and vision for the next five years. It can be downloaded below. Read More »

Project Evaluation

19th February 2008

SLIG is currently accepting tenders for a Formative Evaluator, to assess our effectiveness and progress made to date. For more information please email Maria at mbannon@slig.co.uk. Alternatively, the tender Terms of Reference may be downloaded below. The deadline for applications is 29th September 2008.     Read More »

Attitudinal Survey

19th February 2008

In June 2007, SLIG commissioned a research study into community attitudes to the SLIG Peace-building Plan. A quantitative survey was conducted in both Lenadoon and Suffolk, the results of which were to provide a baseline from which SLIG progress could be measured. The aim of the SLIG's Peace-building Plan was… Read More »

Inspire

19th February 2008

SLIG is piloting Inspire, a computer-based interactive life skills programme aimed at 7-16 year olds. Children can explore the following age-appropriate catagories: 7-11 years: plans for life, taking care at home, taking care of time, getting along with people, looking after your body, looking after your mind 11-16 years: careers,… Read More »

Youth Outreach

19th February 2008

As part of SLIG's commitment to reaching local youth who are not involved in other organisations, Damien and Cathal have committed one night a week to take part in Detached Outreach. We go into Suffolk and Lenadoon and attempt to engage with young people who congregate and take part in what… Read More »

Circle Time

19th February 2008

Damien has been working with Suffolk Primary School, bringing the children together for 'Circle Time' - one hour, twice a week, when the children as a group explore their feelings and discuss any concerns. The purpose of this is to increase understanding of themselves and each other. It is also a… Read More »

Girls Group (14-18 years)

19th February 2008

Danielle currently runs a group for young women aged 14-18 years old, from both Suffolk and Lenadoon, who have come together and are working through a Youth Achievement Award. The girls have recently completed their Bronze Award and are now working towards their Silver Award, covering the following modules: Single Identity… Read More »

Lenadoon Youth Steering Group

19th February 2008

Lenadoon Community currently has a lively Youth Steering Group, made up of young people aged 13-17 years from Lenadoon. Although it is coordinated by SLIG, the emphasis is very much on personal empowerment for the young people, so all decisions and ideas come from them. They have recently completed a course in… Read More »

Women's Health

19th February 2008

This is a 3 week course, of 2 hours per session, discussing women's health. Participants will learn about Women's Health issues including Breast and Cervical cancer.   It is an interactive course where there will be discussions on the benefits of breast and cervical screening, how to look out for changes and what happens when… Read More »

Communication and Assertiveness

19th February 2008

In conjunction with Ulster People's College, SLIG is giving women in Suffolk and Lenadoon an opportunity to gain an OCN Level 1 in Communication Skills and Assertiveness. This is a 10 hour course, due to run over a number of weeks, in the SLIG offices on the Stewartstown Road, Belfast.… Read More »

Older and Active

19th February 2008

This programe is aimed at older residents in both Suffolk and Lenadoon. Members will be brought together to learn about and engage in a variety of sports, crafts and cultural outings, in a social and fun context. All older members are very welcome, and we particularly encourage individuals not currently involved in… Read More »

Midnight Street Soccer

19th February 2008

Teams from both Suffolk and Lenadoon will take part in a 5 a side league. The age group for the league will range from 13 to 17 years of age and will involve soccer games played against 10 other teams from South and West Belfast. This will provide the perfect opportunity for young… Read More »

Coach Education Programme

19th February 2008

Supporting all sports clubs in Suffolk and Lenadoon, our Coach Education Programme offers the opportunity for clubs/individuals to attend courses for Child Protection, First Aid and Sport Specific coaching courses such as Gaelic Football, Hurling and Soccer. We aim to build capacity within the area through educating and developing our… Read More »