Connections form the heart of strong communities. We have great things, organisations and great people in Ballycastle. Our aim is to connect them together to help create a positive and thriving community and to make amazing things happen in Ballycastle.
Here to Help
This website has been developed to help members of the local community find vital information easily during the current worldwide crisis. At the moment responding to the crisis and helping the community through it is the primary function.
As the crisis passes (which it will) the website will continue to develop to provide information to the local community about whats happening in the Ballycastle area.
Help Stop the Spread
Everyone must help stop coronavirus spreading. This means you need to:
stay at home as much as possible
limit contact with other people
keep your distance if you do go out (stay 2 metres apart)
wash your hands well and often
work from home if you can
Do not leave home if you or anyone in your household has symptoms. If you have symptoms you should book a free test.
Ballycastle Food Bank
Donate to the Ballycastle Foodbank
As the situation unfolds in relation to COVID-19 we are raising vital funds so that Ballycastle Foodbank can respond to increasing demand.
Drop off points for food for foodbank
are a crate in the Co-op and a basket in the Moyle Road Spar.
They are open as normal in Dalriada House on Wednesday afternoon between 2pm and 3.30pm.
Anyone self isolating / elderly or vulnerable who has no one to collect food for them can arrange for food to be delivered by contacting
or ring 028207 69555
Food Box Scheme Ended
on 31st July.
Do you still need help or support?
The DFC Foodbox Scheme has
The transition away from having a weekly food box delivered may be difficult and
that you may still need help to access food after 31 July.
If you still need help please contact the COVID 19 Community Helpline where an advisor will match you with other local help and support that meets your
needs going forward.
COVID 19 Community Helpline
0808 802 0020,
text ACTION to 81025,
Benefits and Services
Are you getting what you're entitled to?
To make sure you're getting all the benefits, services and supports
you're entitled to,
make the call on freephone
0800 232 1271.
Free, independent and impartial advice on a wide range of subjects from a team of qualified and experienced advisers.
Citizens Advice helps people resolve their debt, benefits, housing, legal, discrimination, employment, immigration, consumer and other problems and is available to everyone.