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Cornwall Voluntary Sector Forum

Cornwall Voluntary Sector Forum is an umbrella organisation for voluntary and community organisations in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly. Our aim is to work with others to create a thriving voluntary sector that effectively serves Cornwall and its people.

Latest News

VCSE elections go live today

Posted on February 24, 2015 by Amy Sarcevic in News

It is time for Cornwall’s voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector to elect representatives for the VCS Commissioning Board, the TCA Advisory Group and the ITI Board. Read more »

Help Required With Service Devolution!

Posted on October 23, 2014 by Peter Burton in Commissioning news, News, Policy, Representation

Cornwall VSF is responding to an invitation from Council Director Paul Masters to work with Cornwall Council on their plans for service devolution, and we need your help. Read more »

Local businesses offer professional expertise to charities in Cornwall

Posted on June 20, 2014 by Claire in News, Support, VSF Latest

A new Cornish initiative has been launched which will see local businesses offer professional expertise and advice to charities and voluntary organisations in Cornwall. ‘Community Assist’, which is funded by the European Social Fund, will draw from a network of professional firms to provide free advice and support to local voluntary and community groups. Read more »

Funded English and Maths qualifications and cash incentives for VCSE organisations

Posted on February 27, 2015 by Amy Sarcevic in News, Skills development and training, Training, Uncategorized

Central YMCA have tapped into a brand new European Social Funding initiative that delivers funded qualifications to up-skill volunteers and employees to the national standard. Read more »

New laws to protect ‘good deeders’

Posted on February 27, 2015 by Amy Sarcevic in News

People who work for voluntary and community groups, or who are carrying out ‘good deeds’, are to have their intentions recognised in court, should legal action be taken against them. Read more »

Self Harm and Young People workshop

Posted on February 26, 2015 by Amy Sarcevic in News, Training

The workshop offers insight into the world of children and young people who self harm, as well as the issue in its wider context, when seen as a form of coping. Read more »

Communicating Across Cultures: The importance of interpretation in health and well being

Posted on February 26, 2015 by Amy Sarcevic in News

Effective and sympathetic interpretation is essential for breaking down barriers in communication and allowing communities to access equal and appropriate healthcare. Read more »

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