Local ChampionsWe work to change the lives of those who need it most.
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SupportThe Lighthouse Hostel advocates a client lead support process with consistent reviews and risk assessments.
EducationThe Lighthouse Hostel helps provide information, education, and support on substance abuse and wider qualifications for men.
ContactableThe Lighthouse Hostel key workers are always on hand to help with our clients for all aspects of their lives.
VolunteeringThe lIghthouse Hostel relies on our great staff and our volunteers who give up their time for our clients.
We supported over 200
men in the local community.
Lighthouse HostelOur Partners
Our StaffMeet our amazing staff.
Any Hostel is only as successful as the people that work and volunteer there. Here are a few of the fantastic people you might encounter in The Lighthouse Hostel, Ballymena.
Our WorkSuccessful Initiatives.
The Lighthouse Hostel continues to be a major player in the voluntary and community sector. Having won the Excellence in Homeless Service and Support Award for “Outstanding dedication and contribution to ending Homelessness in Northern Ireland” for their work in the ICARE centre.
The Lighthouse Hostel have also played major roles in sitting as vice chair within ECHO (Enhancing Care for those who are Homelessness) which is a multi-disciplinary service consisting of NHSCT, PHA, PBNI, NIHE, CMHT, Community Addictions, GP surgery, Learning Difficulty, Women’s Aid to name a few.
The GP registration Scheme for homeless providers within the Ballymena area which ensures clients are registered with GP’s quickly and efficiently.
Medicines Management Training – Set up with EXTERN and Ballee Pharmacy to train hostel staff on the medications that homeless clients use, side effects and rational for behaviour while taking such medication.
Discharge Protocol. Programme and funding to look at the discharge of patients who have no abode from Antrim Area Hospital ward, A&E and Hollywell Hospital along with NIHE.