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Welcome to Children in Northern Ireland (CiNI)

CiNI is the regional umbrella organisation for the children’s sector in Northern Ireland. Our vision is to make Northern Ireland a society where all children are valued, treated fairly and are able to flourish. Our mission is to put children at the centre of policy making.

Who We Are

CiNI Members Meeting

We will be having a Members Meeting on the Marshall Implementation Plan on Monday 14 December, 2pm - 4pm. The meeting will take place in our office on the Montgomery Road. Bernie McNally & Eilis McDaniel, DHSSPS, Martine McKillop, DOJ, and Angela Kane, DE, will be in attendance.

Reserve a Place

Response to OFMDFM draft Childcare Strategy

CINI, WRDA and WINI have collaborated to write a response to the OFMDFM draft Childcare Strategy. Please feel free to share this and use for your own response. The deadline for responses is Friday 13th November.

Read Response

CiNI Membership

CiNI provides training, policy, information, and participation support services to member organisations, relating to their work with children and young people.

Membership Benefits

  • Child Policy Information Service
  • Discounted Room Hire
  • Children Services Training Workshops


  • Copies of the Newsletter, Annual Report
  • Attend Networking Events and Meetings
  • Receive Policy Briefings

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