Ely Centre Appoint new welfare support officer to the team.


The Ely Centre is pleased to welcome Mr Ivan Bingham to the team as Welfare Support Officer. Ivan is based at the Ely Centre at Enniskillen and will be supporting people in counties Fermanagh and Tyrone with welfare benefits queries, particularly those arising from the government Welfare Reform Programme. Ivan replaces Mabel Black, who, after many years of dedicated service, has assumed a role upon the Board of Directors.

As he settles into his role Ivan will continue to service existing clients and will be seeking to reach out to victims and survivors of the “Troubles”, their family members and carers who have not yet accessed the services Ely provides. He is particularly keen reach out into the greater Enniskillen hinterland and county Tyrone.

Ivan’s previous employments include supporting all age-groups in Further Education as well as supporting those with medical circumstances gain access to work and to sustain that employment. He would be delighted to speak with any individual or group about their benefits support needs, whether accessing the range of benefits available, completing applications, including appeals documentation, or, where necessary, accompanying clients for assessment. He can be contacted by telephone on the main Ely number 028 6632 0977 or email at ivan@elycentre.co.uk or by calling in to the centre.