VERA – the Voluntary and Community Sector Emergency Response Hub


Comprised of CEOs and Trustees from leading Voluntary Sector organisations across Cornwall.

These are the busienss systems, and organisations, represented on VERA.

Business system Organisation Representative Email address
Disabilities disAbility Cornwall Jane Johnson
Domestic abuse First Light Lyn Gooding
Environment & wildlife Cornwall Wildlife Trust Carolyn Cadman
Faith Diocese of Truro Andrew Yates
Funding Cornwall Community Foundation Tamas Haydu
Housing Coastline Housing Allister Young
Health Healthwatch Cornwall Amanda Stratford
Information & Advice, debt Citizens Advice Cornwall Gill Pipkin
Isles of Scilly Healthwatch IoS Catherine Fuller & Karen Hodgin
Mental health Pentreath Louise Knox
Older people Age UK Tracey Roose
Rural issues & carers Cornwall Rural Community Charity Katherine Nissen
Social entrepreneurs Cornwall School for Social Entrepreneurs Sally Heard sally.heard@SSECORNWALL.ORG
Training & education Cornwall & IoS Learning Partnership Tim Balogun


Volunteering Volunteer Cornwall Emma Rowse,
Ian Jones;


Young people Young People Cornwall Nick Smith