To register for any of these events, please contact Brendan Patterson, email or telephone 028 7032 9550. These training events are all free as they are supported by Dept for Communities Neighbourhood Renewal/Causeway Coast & Glens Council and priority is given to residents living in Ballysally, Millburn and Churchlands though others are also very welcome if space allows.

Wednesday 2nd November 2016 10am Focus on Family
Energy Efficient Talk – Rosie Watson, Causeway Council
Advice on keeping warm this winter, energy saving tips and free Keep Warm Packs.

Tuesday 8th November 2016 10am-4pm Focus on Family
First Aid – Emergency First Aid for Appointed Persons – NIFAS Training & Consultancy
Covers Health & Safety (first aid) regulations, managing an incident and the priorities of first aid
Accredited - all participants receive a Certificate at the end of the course.

Tuesday 7th February 2017 10am-1pm Focus on Family
Child Protection Training – Keeping Safe Module 1 – Volunteer Now Enterprises Ltd
Covers awareness of safeguarding children; procedures for reporting concerns; code of behavior for staff/volunteers
This training is suitable for staff/volunteers who have limited and/or indirect contact with children and young people (e.g. caretaker, cleaner, receptionist) but who need to have an understanding of safeguarding children.

We are also having a Woodland Festival to celebrate the launch of The Cornfield Project! All details are on this poster , if you have any further queries please do not hesitate to contact us!

Hi everyone, we are having an Information Day! All details are on this poster , if you have any further queries please do not hesitate to contact us!

Hi everyone, just a quick reminder that we will be closed next Thursday for St Patrick’s day. We will re-open as normal on the Friday.

Coffee Morning

We are now hosting a Drop-in coffee morning in the kitchen at focus on family, every Thursday at 11am-12pm. Everyone is welcome.

Hi everyone,

We will be running Child protection training on Tuesday the 15th of March at 10am-1pm at Focus on Family. Anyone who is interested can email us at to reserve a place.

Hi everyone,

On Tuesday the 22nd of March we will be holding Emergency first aid training from 10am-4pm at Focus on Family. If you would like to reserve a place email us at

We will soon be running courses in first aid training and Child protection training. More details will follow shortly, but if you are interested in taking part in either of these courses or would like more information please contact us on Facebook, twitter or by phone on 02870329550.

Easter raffle

Easter raffle

Help to support your local charity and win a whole heap of prizes!!

1st prize = Special Easter Hamper

Over ten runner-up prizes = Perfume sets, vouchers and lots more

Tickets £1 each

The draw will take place at Focus on family on Thursday 24th March 2016 at 3pm

All proceeds will be used for focus on family’s charitable purposes.