Supporting & developing our local communities

The Community Services Unit of Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council provides a range of support and development functions to assist local community/voluntary groups.

We can help with:

  • Setting up community groups
  • Finance and funding
  • Policies and procedures
  • Human resources
  • Representation and engagement
  • Action planning
  • Community arts
  • Good relations
  • Community resources/community centres
  • Online services

The work of the Community Services Unit is shaped by our Community Support Plan.

For further details on community services events, funding opportunities, programmes or to register your group please click here


Lisburn & Castlereagh City Council has developed a Child and Adults at Risk Safeguarding Policy, which applies to all employees, elected members, volunteers, contractors, grant-aided organisations and those using our facilities irrespective of their function, remit or role. It can be accessed by clicking here