Training & Employment

Provide, promote and facilitate education and training to help individuals to reach their potential.

Childcare & Family Support

Provide high quality day care and after schools services to local children.

Culture & Arts

To provide or facilitate arts and culture activities that will empower people of all ages in North Belfast.

Youth Development

Provide the opportunity for young people to grow up and develop social and life skills in a safe and secure environment.

Design Fabrication

Digital fabrication laboratories were set up to inspire people and entrepreneurs to turn their ideas into new products

Community Impact

Community development involves empowering communities and this is very important to Ashton.

Health & Wellbeing

Provides health and well-being services that reduce stress and encourage development of positive, healthy and resilient lives.

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Welcome to Ashton  Online

Ashton is a social enterprise and development trust which seeks to make North Belfast a better place for its residents to live and prosper. It does this through the provision of services, employment, training and community development. Ashton has grown over the last twenty years to the extent where it now employs over 250 people and has an annual turnover in excess of £7m.

Ashton is registered as a charity with the Inland Revenue and is a company limited by guarantee. The company was established by local residents and is controlled by a voluntary Board who ensure that it stays true to its mission and vision. The Board employs staff to manage the company on a day to day basis. Profits are not distributed but are ploughed back into further Ashton’s regeneration objectives.

Contact Us

Kinderkids Daycare

Sharon Rooney/Andrea Sammut, Managers, Kinderkids Daycare 1, McSweeney Centre, Henry Place, BT15 2AY

Tel: 028 90 333 966

E-mail: sharon.rooney@ashtoncentre.com or andrea.sammut@ashtoncentre.com

Charlene Foster, Manager, Kinderkids Daycare 2, McSweeney Centre, Henry Place, BT15 2AY

Tel: 028 95 219830

E-mail: charlene.foster@ashtoncentre.com

You can also contact Fionnuala Black, Quality & Compliance Manager Childcare & Family Support, or Christine McKeown, Head of Childcare & Family Support, Ashton Centre, 5 Churchill Street, Belfast, BT15 2BP

Tel: 028 90742 255

E-mail: fionnuala.black@ashtoncentre.com or christine.mckeown@ashtoncentre.com

Family Support

Lower North Belfast Family Support Hub

Tel: (028) 90 749986

E: edith.mcmanus@ashtoncentre.com

Web page: Lower North Belfast Family Support Hub

Community Family Support Programme

Tel: (028) 90 742 255

Web page: Community Family Support Programme

E: kris.morrison@ashtoncentre.com

E: eileen.oprey@ashtoncentre.com

E: caroline.mcilwee@astoncentre.com

Ashton Early Intervention Family Support Project

E: caroline.mcilwee@ashtoncentre.com

E: alana.mckeown@ashtoncentre.com

 

 

Community Development

Community Development Coordinator

Paul O’Neill

Tel: 028 90 749986

E: paul.oneill@ashtoncentre.com

Web page: Community Development

Building Positive Relations

Tel: (028) 90 322289

Web page: Building Positive Relations

Bridge of Hope

Ashton Clinic

Tel: (028) 90 221 022

Alliance Avenue

Tel: (028) 95 438 707

E: bohinfo@ashtoncentre.com

Web page: Bridge of Hope

Website: https://bridgeofhope.support/

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New Lodge Youth Centre

Tel: 90751358

E: sean.mcmullan@ashtoncentre.com

Web page: New Lodge Youth Centre

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Ashton Training & Employment

General T&E Enquiries

Tel: (028) 90 742 255

E: andrew.darlington@ashtoncentre.com

Belfast Works

Tel: (028) 90 322 289

E: andrew.darlington@ashtoncentre.com

Web page: Belfast Works

Website: Belfast Works Contact Page

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CORE Project

Tel: (028) 95 609 522

E: core@ashtoncentre.com

Web page: CORE Project

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CALL/ICT Project (Essential Skills)

Tel: (028) 90 322 289

E: hilary.adair@ashtoncentre.com

E: mairead.lowry@ashtoncentre.com

Web page: CALL/ICT Project

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North Belfast Mens Shed

Tel: (028) 90 322 289

E: mensshed@ashtoncentre.com

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Communities In Transition (CIT) Health and Wellbeing

Project Manager: Paul Barton

Tel: (028) 90 322 289

Mobile: 0784 361 9441

E: paul.barton@ashtoncentre.com

 

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