Topics

Housing

Social housing providers, reform of social housing, help and advice for private rented and social housing tenants, housing legislation

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Urban regeneration

Programmes that target social need through social, economic and physical regeneration of cities, towns and villages, local government reform

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Sport

Sport strategy, stadiums and sports grounds, sports projects, games legacy and concussion awareness.

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Benefits and pensions

To find out more about benefits, pensions, benefit fraud, welfare changes, private pensions and legislation that governs our work

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Finding employment

Jobseekers looking for work can get the help and support they need to find employment.

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Finding staff

If you want to recruit the right employees for your company the Department’s Employment Service can help

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Arts and culture

Arts infrastructure and strategy, the creative industries, community festivals, architecture and built environment.

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Museums and libraries

The public library service, Libraries NI, National Museum Northern Ireland and the NI Museums Council.

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Support for children

Impartial information about child support maintenance for employers and advisers

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Historic environment

Historic Monuments; Historic Buildings; Historic Parks and Gardens; Maritime Heritage; Industrial Heritage; Defence Heritage and Archaeology.

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Voluntary and community

Policy and strategy in the voluntary and community sector, volunteering and community development advice and guidance

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Languages

Language policy and strategy encompassing Irish, Ulster-Scots and sign language.

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Statistics and research

Statistics and research that help guide the Department on policy,  planning and decision making

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Social inclusion

Good relations and social change, building a united community.

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Law and legislation

Information on the law relating to housing, social security and child support, decisions by Commissioners on social security benefits - also information on social law

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Appeals Service

Appealing against decisions made by the Department, including Child Maintenance Service, Northern Ireland Housing Executive 

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Local government

Details of how Local Government Policy Division supports councils in delivering strong and effective local government along with information on funding and finances.

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Public Record Office

The official archive for Northern Ireland, containing public records and privately deposited archives.

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