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Another find from the attic in Clifton House

By |April 20th, 2018|

It is that time of year again when we can see a stretch in the evenings, and the thought goes through your mind that it is time for a spring clean. Well, the staff at Clifton House were doing their own spring clean, organising some boxes in our attic space and came across an unexpected […]

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International Women’s Day Wednesday 8th March 2018

By |February 21st, 2018|

Clifton House is offering a FREE talk on International Women’s Day on 8th March in Clifton House North Queen Street from 1-2pm. Come and hear more about Mary Ann McCracken. Please call to register your FREE place -028 90 997022

 

Countess of Wessex Opens New Hospice Facility

By |January 24th, 2018|

The new NI Hospice building in Belfast was officially opened by the Countess of Wessex yesterday, Tuesday 23rd January.

Her Royal Highness unveiled a plaque to commemorate the opening of the charity’s dementia-friendly facility which provides specialist palliative care services to people from all over Northern Ireland in Hospice and in the community.

It has 18 private […]

Midwives Day- “Wash and be clean”

By |May 5th, 2017|

The Belfast Charitable Society was one of the first charities established in Belfast, opening the doors of the Poor House in 1774. Over time, other important voluntary organisations emerged for the relief of distress in Belfast. One such organisation was the Humane Society for the Relief of Lying-In Women, founded in 1793 by the women […]

Mobile Volunteering Works Wonders for Local Charities

By |October 12th, 2016|

The Volunteer Now Mobile Volunteering Project, funded by the Belfast Charitable Society, through the Barbour Fund has helped to create 495 volunteer hours for various local charities across Northern Ireland. This project has given the charities access to additional support to produce or package promotional goods, count money or carry out minor administrative tasks which […]

World Heritage Day

By |April 18th, 2016|

The International Day for Monuments and Sites(World Heritage Day) is held on 18 April each year around the world with different types of activities, including visits to monuments and heritage sites, conferences, round tables and newspaper articles.  The International Day for Monuments and Sites was proposed by the International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS) […]

International Women’s Day 2016

By |February 19th, 2016|

We are currently organising an event to coincide with International Women’s Day on 8th March 2016.  Women were very important to the running of Belfast Poor House, whether it was Mrs Corruthers, who was a Superintendent or Mary Anne McCracken who was a member of the Ladies Committee.  The women who came to the House […]

World Cancer Day

By |February 4th, 2016|

On #worldcancerday we celebrate the Belfast Charitable Society’s significant donation and support for Northern Ireland Hospice. BCS made a £250,000 donation to NI Hospice’s new Education and Research Centre which is set to open this Spring.

The donation will be invested into specific education and projects focussing on dementia and a Holistic Dementia Palliative Care […]

Mental Health Care & The Poor House

By |January 28th, 2016|

This is an extract from the presentation given to the Royal College of Psychiatrists on 27th January 2016:

It was not envisaged in 1774 that the Poor House would take people with severe mental health problems, however because of a lack of any viable alternative they felt it necessary to provide some level of care.  In […]

New Chief Executive for Belfast Charitable Society

By |September 9th, 2015|

Paula Reynolds has been appointed as the new Chief Executive for Belfast Charitable Society, one of Ireland’s oldest charitable institutions.

Paula was previously Director of Business Development for Sector Matters, which is Northern Ireland’s first social enterprise to offer business support services to the voluntary and community sector and SMEs. Alongside management and business development responsibilities […]