Belfast Unemployed Resource Centre

The Belfast Unemployed Resource Centre was established to provide support, education training and facilities to the unemployed and other groups living with social and economic disadvantage

Activities include the provision of advice and representation through their welfare rights unit, and education, training and community development projects. 

Year(s): 2017

Target group(s): Migrants



  The Belfast Unemployed Resource Centre has developed a "holistic wrap around" model to promote the integration of migrants into Northern Ireland society.

Type of product

Products include:

Training programmes



Practical initiatives

Language classes

Personal Development

Brief description of the product / outcome / method

Orientation Programme

Key elements

Workshops on:  

  Life in Northern Ireland

  Education system

  Health system

  Benefits system

  Rights and responsibilities of asylum seekers & refugees

  Volunteering opportunities

Information on:

  English classes

  Friendship clubs


  Walking tours of South Belfast

  Visits to health centre’s, Halalshops, ATM’s and spots that are   useful to pinpoint when first moving to a new place

 Routes to Resilience Programme

  Family Support Programme  - provides families, migrants and those involved in the justice system with the skills, confidence and knowledge to deal with whatever life throws at them. 



Northern Ireland and the border areas programme -  provides advice for living and working cross border, employability skills, sector specific English language and work placements offering an experience of the culture and work in N.I


Welfare Advice

  Free welfare advice services to clients on any programme


Journeys Programme

  Delivers personal development to those in prison or the justice system 

Impact on target groups / Transferability potential

Promoter of the initiative

Name of organization / individual: Belfast Unemployed Resource Centre

Country: United Kingdom



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