The Healthy Living Centre Alliance across the region were supported by the Department for Communities to deliver a host of online workshops and programmes to help us get connected, take care of ourselves and learn new skills. 

The programmes and workshops were completely free to access. Warm, Well and Connected was there for us as we all tried to take care of ourselves and others during winter.

Department for Communities Minister, Carál Ní Chuilín, announcing the fund, said:  

“I am acutely aware of the detrimental impact the pandemic has had on people’s emotional and physical wellbeing, so addressing loneliness and isolation, emotional wellbeing and financial hardship relating to household bills, is a key focus of this support. This funding will be directly targeted at the most vulnerable, including children and young people; carers; older people; people living with a disability; and anyone who has lost income as a result of Covid-19".  

How did we do?

This initiaitve has now ended. But here is how we did and what it looked like: