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Advice NI

Advice NI Advice network Advice NI is an independent advice network. It is working with its members to develop an independent advice sector that provides the best possible advice to those who need it most.   Advice NI offers:  - Advice  - Training  - Info ...

Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice Advice service The Citizens Advice service aims:   To provide the advice people need for the problems they face.   To improve the policies and practices that affect people’s lives.   The service provides free, independent, confidential and ...

Bryson Charitable Group

Bryson Charitable Group ACCESS TO SERVICES, ADVICE, CHILD, QUALITY OF LIFE, YOUNG PEOPLE Bryson Charitable Group is the new name of Bryson House. They are a registered charity and have been helping people since 1906. This year alone they will help more th ...

Age Sector Platform

Age Sector Platform Charity, Older people, Poverty, Advice Age Sector Platform is a charity which represents the interests of older people in Northern Ireland. It was launched in 2008 to support older people to make their voice heard on the issues that ma ...

Barnardos UK

Barnardos Children's charity Barnardo's is the UK's leading children's charity. They run over 400 projects across the UK that transform the lives of children and young people every day. Their work includes:   providing fostering and ad ...

WHO: Housing and Health

World Health Organization (WHO) Housing conditions Housing conditions affect people’s health. Inadequate housing causes or contributes to many preventable diseases and injuries, including respiratory, nervous system and cardiovascular diseases and cancer. ...

Consumer Council for Northern Ireland

The Consumer Council CONSUMER, CONSUMER INFORMATION, FUEL POVERTY, POLICY MAKER, RESEARCH The Consumer Council was set up by Government in 1985 and is funded by the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment (DETI). Its job is to speak up for consumer ...

Department for Social Development Northern Ireland

Department for Social Development Northern Ireland Urban regeneration, community and voluntary sector development, social legislation, housing, social security benefits, pensions and child support. In December 1999 the Department for Social Development wa ...

Energy Action Ireland

Energy Action Ireland EMPLOYMENT, ENVIRONMENT, FUEL POVERTY, HOUSING, OLDER PEOPLE, TRAINING Energy Action was established in 1988, with the core objective of alleviating fuel poverty in Dublin by provision of insulation in the homes of older people. It i ...

OPEN Policy Unit

OPEN National network of local lone parent self-help groups represents the diversity of interests of lone parents (particularly those living in/or at risk of living in poverty) and promotes their inclusion and progression within wider society Lone parenth ...

Health Inequalities Intervention Toolkit

Enhanced Health Inequalities Intervention Toolkit â?" helping to address inequalities in life expectancy and infant mortality 10.14655/6744-26820 Allan Baker, Anne Scott, Justine Fitzpatrick, Raj Mehta Toolkit to assist evidence-based local service p ...

Winter Warmth England: Preparing for Winter

Winter Warmth Warm homes Planning and preparedness is essential to keep our communities safe and well. This website will provide you with information, statistics and communication resources to help your organisation ensure that vulnerable people stay safe ...

Better Energy Warmer Homes Scheme (BEWH)

Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) Home heating The Better Energy Warmer Homes scheme (BEWH), administered by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), funds energy efficiency improvements in the homes of the elderly and vulnerable, ...

Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI)

Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) National energy authority The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland was established as Ireland's national energy authority under the Sustainable Energy Act 2002. SEAI's mission is to play a leadin ...

How to Cope with Severe Cold Weather

Department of Environment, Community and Local Government Cold weather, Climate, Advice General Advice: Be Informed- Listen to local radio: Check Weather Forecast Be Careful when walking or driving on compacted snow – it may have turned to ice – avoid unn ...

A Framework for Major Emergency Management Website

National Steering Group, Ireland Emergency management This website is to provide information on A Framework for Major Emergency Management and its implementation. The Framework for Major Emergency Management is a Framework enabling An Garda Síochána, the ...

Research Report Database

National Energy Action (NEA) Database for the dissemination of fuel poverty information A study in July 2005 between NEA, and the Environmental Change Institute (ECI) at the University of Oxford published findings from a scoping study, which examined curr ...

The Raised Incidence of Winter Deaths: Occasional Paper No. 7

Bowie, N., & Jackson, G. Seasonal variations in Scottish mortality levels This short paper presents selected information, mainly in graphical form, that illustrates seasonal variations in Scottish mortality levels. In particular it focuses on measures ...