County Down Rural Community Network

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CDRCN is a voluntary umbrella body set up and managed by community groups in County Down.

Our Vision

Our vision is of confident connected communities throughout County Down.

Our Mission

Our mission is to enable and motivate people to help themselves to enhance and improve lives.

Strategic themes

To achieve our vision and mission we have focused our work for the next five years under four strategic themes:

  • One: Empowering, connecting and strengthening communities
  • Two: Supporting and enabling a strong community voice
  • Three: Providing services to our members
  • Four: Developing an adaptive and sustainable organisation

Contact Details

  • 40 Killough Road
  • Downpatrick
  • Down
  • BT30 6PY
Telephone 028 4461 2311


County Down Rural Community Network

40 Killough Road
BT30 6PY

Coordinates: 54.31511070000001 -5.70904250000001

Other Organisations

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Mentoring Organisations

ARC Healthy Living Centre

The ARC Healthy Living Centre aims to improve the well-being of local people by bringing together a partnership of community health activities and services. ARC provides shared space, basing a range of health and well being services within the Centre. The ARC actively promotes community participation and volunteering – services are run for local people, by local people.


Mentoring Organisations

Bolster Community

Sometimes we all need a little help just to get by. At SPACE we help families and individuals to get by when everyday life throws challenges at them. We do this through home visits, signposting and community programmes.

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Mentoring Organisations

Mid & East Antrim Agewell Partnership

MEAAP is a local inter-agency based partnership aimed at improving the lives of older people aged 60 years and over, living in the Ballymena, Larne & Carrickfergus areas.