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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

Children's Services Training Oct - Dec 2015

The Children’s Services Training programme aims to assist organisations and individuals working in the community and voluntary sector to develop their knowledge skills and values in relation to their practice with children, young people and families.

New Training Dates

Understanding & Managing Behaviour Characteristics of ASD

CiNI are running a 1 day workshop on 'Understanding & Managing some Behaviour Characteristics of ASD' on Tuesday 29th September 2015 (9.30am - 4.30pm). For more information and to book a place click below.

More Information

Room Hire

CiNI have three rooms available to hire to cater to all your training and conferencing needs. Browse our Room Hire section for further details.

Room Hire

Petition: Support the Children's Bill

We have started a campaign in support of Steven Agnew's Private Member's Children's Bill. The Bill seeks to place a Statutory Duty to Cooperate on Government to work together to deliver children's services.

Support the Children's Bill

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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