The network is an award winning voluntary umbrella body set up and managed by community groups in County Down and has been serving the community for over 20 years. We are committed to an inclusive future where all citizens actively participate in local life, helping each other to create a healthy, peaceful, vibrant & sustainable society.
Our mission is to enable and motivate people to help themselves to enhance and improve lives.
To achieve our vision and mission we have focused our work for the next five years under four strategic themes:
One: Empowering, connecting and strengthening communities
Two: Supporting and enabling a strong community voice
Three: Providing services to our members
Four: Developing an adaptive and sustainable organisation
Our legal status
We are registered with the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland (NIC106024) and a company limited by guarantee (No. NI42835)