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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

Kilkeel Gets Active - Holiday Provision Programme

CiNI was delighted to partner with SPACE, Pathway Adventure Activities, CYPSP and Newry Mourne & Down District Council to deliver a 2 week Holiday Provision programme in Kilkeel, called Kilkeel Gets Active.

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Response re Health Minister Speech on Health & Wellbeing

CiNI has released the following Press Statement following the Health Minister's Speech on Health and Wellbeing 2016.

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CiNI Response to Programme for Government

Read CiNI's response to the Programme for Government consultation. Please circulate and feel free to use as a basis for your own response. Submissions can be made to

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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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