Type B


BALLYMENA SOUTH COMMUNITY CLUSTER established a Staff Team in 2011 as a direct result of a collaboration between the Department for Communities and Mid & East Antrim Borough Council. 

The staff team comprises of a Full-time Community Development Officer and a Part-Time Administrative Assistant, working hands-on with the Community Groups of the Ballymena South areas of Ballee, Ballykeel & Harryville on a daily basis.

As a result of this joint investment from the Department for Communities & Mid & East Antrim Borough Council, since 2013, the Ballymena South Cluster Community Development Officer has secured approximately £543,500.00 of additional funding for projects in the area.

Ballymena South Cluster has been able to offer support to its Member Groups to provide services such as a state-of-the-art childcare facility, various seniors’ programmes, multiple youth programmes including dance classes & a special needs youth club, various streams of learning & training, Parent & Toddler groups, history and remembrance projects, community allotments, a Breakfast Club, Christmas markets, summer schemes and much more.