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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

Portadown Gets Active

A scheme to support local children and end holiday hunger a success

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CiNI Holiday Hunger Seminar

Thursday 19th October Addressing wellbeing, learning & attainment in children by ending holiday hunger

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End Holiday Hunger

Our campaign is about ending holiday hunger in Northern Ireland by ensuring all children and young people get the healthy food they need and deserve every single day of the year.

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Response re DoF Briefing on NI Budgetary Outlook

CiNI has released the following Press Statement following the DoF Briefing on NI Budgetary Outlook

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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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