Council cuts to the Supporting People budget: have your say before 5th September

2 August, 2017 - 15:01

 

A combination of drastic reductions to central government grants and the rising demands of an ...

Contribute to the Care Quality Commission Consultation on health and adult social care regulation. Closes 8 August

2 August, 2017 - 11:04
 
VCSE organisations are invited to share their views on changes planned by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to the way it regulates health and adult social care services. 
 
This is the second phase of a broader consultation*.  The CQC is proposing changes in...

Guest blog: Bristol’s own currency – what’s in it for our community?

2 August, 2017 - 10:00
Written by Anna McMullen, Team Manager, Bristol Pound.
 
Many of you will have come across Bristol’s brightly coloured cash in coffee shops and grocery stores on Gloucester Road, or seen it pass from hand to hand on the buses. It’s been around for almost...

Funding call for Youth Information, Advice and Counselling Services

31 July, 2017 - 16:07

 

NHS England has one-off funding to test out and strengthen the role of the voluntary and community sector in the provision of early emotional wellbeing and mental health support for children and young people.

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Voscur host new innovations project for Bristol Sexual Violence Consortium

31 July, 2017 - 15:50
Today marks the beginning of a new innovations project for the Bristol Sexual Violence Consortium, hosted by Voscur and grant-funded to May 2019 by Lloyds Bank Foundation, to run until May 2019. Voscur will contribute expertise in collaborative working, link to the wider voluntary and...

Early Intervention into action: learning from trailblazing places

28 July, 2017 - 14:46
 
The Early Intervention Foundation (EIF) has introduced a new online resource, called...

Good enough for mum? The state of adult social care, 2014 – 2017

28 July, 2017 - 10:59

 

A new report has been published by the Care Quality Commission (CQC)* into the state of adult social care in England.
 
Since 2013 the CQC has been using the...

The Green House awarded new premises at St Agnes Lodge

24 July, 2017 - 10:41
 
Following a rigorous bidding process, The Green House is delighted to have been offered the purchase of St Agnes Lodge in St Pauls, Bristol. Supporting anyone affected by sexual abuse, the organisation has seen a 300% increase in demand for its counselling services over the last 3...

Get your ducks in a row: Charity Commission set to streamline services in 2018

20 July, 2017 - 14:10
 
The Charity Commission is working to make its service more efficient and accessible by developing a new, online ‘one stop shop’ portal. Here VCSE organisations will be able to access easy-to-find advice and guidance, tailored to the size and type of charity. The Charity Commission...

Voscur Blog: Laptop and cup of tea versus collection tins in the rain - time to demystify online fundraising!

17 July, 2017 - 12:25

 

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Written by Jenny Wildblood, Voscur’s new Funding lead. Read more about Jenny here.

 

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