We provide free organisational help. This may be information, advice, or anything in ‘the support available’ section below. We can meet to chat about what assistance you need, and do what we can to turn your ideas into effective action. To have a discussion online or in person, please contact the Community Advice Team.
We can assist with:
What we will provide depends on what you and your group needs.
See our membership page for the benefits of joining and an application form.
Our 550 plus members have lots of knowledge, skills and experience to share. We help groups get together and learn from each other through networks, forums, or by joining new opportunities to collaborate. Contact us via our details at the top of the page to get involved.
These meet regularly. While in them, you can share information, generate ideas, hear from partners and get involved in working together to provide new activities and community services. Our main networks and forums are:
Learn more about them and join via our Engagement and Influence page.
Involving people can make a big difference to your group’s project. For a small team, it can mean:
For a council, health board or partnership group it could mean:
To see how we can get people involved in your project, or if you would like to be involved in a project run by partners, contact us via the contact details at the top of the page.
We support groups to find partners to work with who can help develop stronger plans and projects with them. For example, that might mean a finding another group which works with people that your group is not currently reaching. It could include contacts in public bodies such as the local council or local health board, as well as other community and voluntary groups.
We develop relationships among groups or organisations so they can plan projects together from the start.
To discuss working in partnership, use our contact details at the top of the page.
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