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Community Relations

In this section you will find information on the community relations work of OFMDFM.

About the Community Relations Unit

The Community Relations Unit is located within the Equality and Strategy Directorate of the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister. The Unit is responsible for the following:
  • Overseeing the development of a finalised community relations strategy;
  • Managing the Contested Spaces Programme (jointly funded with Atlantic Philanthropies);
  • Managing the District Council Good Relations Programme;
  • Managing the Central Good Relations Funding Programme
  • Delivery of summer intervention funding to support diversionary activities at key times of community tension;
  • Overseeing the delivery of the North Belfast Strategic Good Relations Programme;
  • Providing secretariat to the Flags Protocol Working Group;
  • Providing secretariat to the Ex-Prisoners Working Group; and
  • Providing support to and through the Community Relations Council (CRC)

Community Relations publications

Contact the Community Relations Unit

If you would like to contact the Community Relations please below for more information.
Community Relations Unit
Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister
Block E
Castle Buildings