Section 75 Consultees

In fulfilling the Department's obligations under Section 75 of the Northern Ireland Act, the Department's Equality Scheme includes a commitment to consult with the Equality Commission and representative groups of Section 75 categories on the implementation of existing policy and creation of new policy with regards to equality of opportunity and good relations.

Below is the list of the Department’s Section 75 Consultees.


Access NI Customer Services
Action for Children
Action on Elder Abuse NI
Action on Hearing Loss
ADAPT Northern Ireland
Advice NI
African and Caribbean Support NI
Age NI
Age Sector Platform
Aisling Ghéar
Alliance Party of NI
Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council
An Gaelaras
An Munia Tober
Arch Bishop of Armagh and Primate of all Ireland
Ards and North Down Borough Council
Armagh Observatory
Armagh Planetarium
Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council
Arts & Business Northern Ireland
Arts Council of Northern Ireland
Association of Baptist Churches in Ireland
Association of Talking Newspapers
Autism NI


Baha'i Council for NI
Banbridge Local Strategy Partnership
BBC Northern Ireland
Belfast Butterfly Club
Belfast Carers Centre
Belfast Central Mission
Belfast City Council
Belfast Education & Library Board
Belfast Health Development Unit
Belfast Healthy Cities
Belfast Hebrew Congregation
Belfast Islamic Centre
Belfast Metropolitan College
Belfast Music Society
Belfast Telegraph
Belfast Unemployed Resource Centre
Bishop of Down and Connor
British Council
British Deaf Association (NI)
Bryson Charitable Group
Bryson Inter-Cultural
Business in the Community


Caleb Foundation
CARE in Northern Ireland
Carers Northern Ireland
Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council
Cedar Foundation
Chartered Institute of Housing
Children in Northern Ireland (CiNI)
Children’s Law Centre
Chinese Welfare Association
Chrysalis Women's Centre
Citizens Advice
City Church
Clough & District Community Association
Coalition on Sexual Orientation
Cóiste Forbatha Charn Tóchair
Cóiste na n-iarchimi
Comhaltas Uladh
Commissioner for Older People for Northern Ireland
Commissioner for Older People NI
Committee on the Administration of Justice
Community Development and Health Network (NI)
Community Foundation for Northern Ireland
Community NI
Community Places
Community Relations Council
Confederation of British Industry
Confederation of Community Groups
Conradh na Gaeilge
Co-operation Ireland
CORI Northern Ireland
Council for Maintained Schools
Council for the Homeless (NI)
Craigavon Travellers Support Committee
Criostoir mag Fhearaigh
Cruse Bereavement Care (NI) Regional HQ
Cultúrlann MacAdam Ó Fiaich


Democratic Unionist Party
Department for Communities
Department for Economy
Department for Infrastructure
Department of Agriculture, Environment & Rural Affairs
Department of Education
Department of Finance
Department of Health
Department of Justice
Derry City and Strabane District Council
Derry Well Woman
Development Trusts NI
Diabetes UK NI
Diocese of Down & Connor
Disability Action
Disability Sport NI
Down's Syndrome Association


East Belfast Community Development Agency
East Belfast Partnership Board
East Down Rural Community Network
Education Authority Northern Ireland
Employers for Childcare
Employers for Disability
Equality Coalition c/o CAJ
Equality Commission for Northern Ireland
European Commission Office in NI
Evangelical Alliance
Evangelical Alliance Northern Ireland
Falls Community Council
Falls Women's Centre
Family Planning Association NI
Federation of Small Businesses
Fellowship of Independent Methodist Churches
Fermanagh and Omagh District Council
Fermanagh Women's Network
Fold Group
Foras na Gaeilge
Foyle Women's Aid
Foyle Women's Information Network
Free Presbyterian Church


Gael Linn
Gay and Lesbian Youth NI
GEMS Northern Ireland Limited
General Consumer Council
Glentoran Community Trust
Glor na nGael
Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland
Greater Shankill Partnership Board
Green Pastures Church
Guide Dogs for the Blind Association


Health and Social Care Board Headquarters
Here NI
Heritage Lottery Fund
Housing Rights Service
Humanist Association of Northern Ireland


Include Youth
Indian Community Centre
Information Commissioners Office Northern Ireland
Insight Mystery Shopping
Institute of Directors
Institute of Ulster-Scots Studies
Invest (NI)
Irish Church Missions
Irish Congress of Trade Unions
Irish News


Knights of Columbanus


Labour Party
Law Centre (NI)
Law Society of NI
Left Field Sports Consultancy
Leonard Cheshire Disability
Libraries NI
Linen Hall Library
Link Family and Community Centre
Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council
Local Government Staff Commission for Northern Ireland


Magherafelt Women's Group
Marie Curie
Mencap Northern Ireland
Men's Action Network (MAN)
Men's Aid
Men's Health Forum
Methodist Church in Ireland
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council
Mid-Ulster Women's Network
Monkstown Community Forum
Motor Neurone Disease Association
Multi-Cultural Resource Centre (now Bryson Intercultural)


National Autistic Society Northern Ireland
National Children's Bureau NI
National Museums & Galleries of Northern Ireland
Newry, Mourne and Down District Council
Newtownabbey Senior Citizens' Forum
NI Commissioner for Children & Young People
North Eastern Education and Library Board
North West Community Network
North West Forum of People with Disabilities
North West Regional College
Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action (NICVA)
Northern Ireland Women's Aid Federation
Northern HSC Trust
Northern Ireland Agricultural Producers' Association
Northern Ireland Association for Mental Health
Northern Ireland Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders (NIACRO)
Northern Ireland Blind Sports
Northern Ireland Chest Heart and Stroke Association
Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People
Northern Ireland Committee, Irish Congress of Trade Unions
Northern Ireland Committee, Irish Congress of Trade Unions (NIC.ICTU)
Northern Ireland Community of Refugees and Asylum Seekers
Northern Ireland Council for the Curriculum, Examinations
Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action
Northern Ireland Dyslexia Centre
Northern Ireland Federation of Housing Associations
Northern Ireland Gay Rights Association (NIGRA)
Northern Ireland Housing Council
Northern Ireland Housing Executive
Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission (NIHRC)
Northern Ireland Inter-Faith Forum
Northern Ireland Local Government Association
Northern Ireland ME Association
Northern Ireland Museums Council
Northern Ireland Public Service Alliance (NIPSA)
Northern Ireland Rural Development Council
Northern Ireland Rural Women's Network
Northern Ireland Sports Forum
Northern Ireland Statistics and Research Agency (NISRA)
Northern Ireland Tourist Board
Northern Ireland Union of Supported Employment
Northern Ireland Women's European Platform
Northern Ireland Youth Forum
Northern Regional College
Northern Visions


Omagh Women's Aid Area Network
Omagh Women's Area Network
Open University


Parenting NI
PCM Associates - Training & Consultancy Services
People Before Profit Alliance
Praxis Care
Presbyterian Church in Ireland
Press for Change
PSNI Lisnasharragh Equality and Diversity Unit


Quaker Service
Queen's University Belfast


Relate NI
Rent Officer for Northern Ireland
Royal Black Institution
Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors
Rural Community Network
Rural Development Council
Rural Support


Save the Children
Schomberg Society
SELB Regional Equality Unit
Sense NI
Shelter NI
Simon Community (NI)
Sinn Féin
Skainos East Belfast Mission
South Belfast Partnership Board
South Eastern College
South Eastern Education and Library Board
South West Age Partnership (SWAP)
Southern Education & Library Board
Southern Regional College
Special Olympics Ulster
Sports Council for Northern Ireland
St Mary's University College
Staff Commission for Education and Library Boards
STEP (South Tyrone Empowerment Project)
Stranmillis College


Teach an Cheoil
Tha Boord o Ulstèr Scotch
The Bahá'í Council for Northern Ireland
The Executive Office
The Green Party in Northern Ireland
The Local Government Staff Commission for NI
The National Deaf Children's Society
The Non-Subscribing Presbyterian Church of Ireland
The Rainbow Project
The Representative Church Body
The Trans Forum
Ti Chulainn
Traditional Unionist Voice
Training for Women Network LTD
Triangle for Employment Services
Tyrone Constitution/Strabane Weekly News


Ulster Architectural Heritage Society
Ulster Coarse Fishing Federation
Ulster Scots Agency
Ulster Scots Community Network
Ulster Scots Language Society
Ulster Unionist Party
UNISON Northern Ireland
University & College Union Regional Official
University of Ulster


Victims Commissioner NI
Volunteer Now
West Belfast Partnership Board
Western Education and Library Board
Wireless Group
Women’s Forum Northern Ireland
Women's Resource and Development Agency
Women's Support Network
Women's TEC
Workers' Educational Association (Northern Ireland)
Worker's Party


Youth Action
Youth Council for NI

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