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Advice & Advocacy Service

 CIP aims to provide a practical support and efficient signposting service to the new communities residing in the Council Area of Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council . Currently various support workers, an administrative assistant and a dedicated team of volunteers offer a comprehensive service to new residents. Besides providing a vital service to the new communities. CIP aims to work alongside local community and voluntary groups to aid integration, understanding and communication.


Our support workers offer the following services:

  • Employment rights Clinics, Housing issues migration
  • Information on issues such as Health and Social Care,
  • Form-filling and Signposting to appropriate service providers
  • Information meetings and advice clinics
  • Provision of Training opportunities
  • Outreach work in various areas as required
  • Assisting the Development of Cultural & Sport’s activities
  • Design & delivery of projects  
  • Promotion of integration and community cohesion


All services are confidential and free of charge

Due to the demand for our services it is requested that clients make an appointment prior to visiting our offices.

Beata Slaby  -  Administrative Assistant: 

                                                tel 028 3839 3372



Wojciech Dylewicz    -  Polish Inclusion Officier                               

                                               tel 078 4013 5040



 Rasa Juodiske                   -  Lithuanian Inclusion Officier  

                                                tel 077 0655 4191 



 Hetty Smith                    -  Family Support Coordinator

                                               tel 079 6678 3840






Community Intercultural Programme
CIP Centre,                                           
7 Foudnry Street ,                                             
Portadown, BT63 5AB                                       
T:       028 3839 3372