Supporting the Voluntary Sector in the London Borough of Brent
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CORONAVIRUS – COVID-19 UPDATES

How can CVS Brent continue to support the Voluntary and Community Sector during this Covid-19 pandemic. Please see the links below FUNDING SUPPORT The Active and Assisted Living Programme (AAL) will launch a new Challenge-led Call for Proposals in mid-December 2020. An AAL...
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Kickstart Scheme Update

Unfortunately, CVS Brent is no longer taking on new applications to the Kickstart Scheme due to a change in the requirements. This is under review and we will update you further when more information is available. Please note any employer is now able to apply for placements even...
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COVID-19 Vaccination Programme resources

DCMS is asking the voluntary and community sector to support the COVID-19 vaccination programme by disseminating important information and tackling misinformation. Click here to view a COVID-19 vaccine communications pack, which has been produced to support voluntary, community...
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Russell Cooke free legal advice to CVSB members

Russell Cooke – SolicitorsOffers free legal advice to members of CVS Brent.  The helpline number is 0208789 9111.  Russell Cooke are also hosting a series of upcoming seminars on “Managing Risk” more details here View their...
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CVS Brent January 2021 Newsletter

The January issue of our newsletter is available CVS Brent January Newsletter Inside you’ll find information on: CVS Brent Grant Platform BAF funding Application CVS Brent AGM – date for your diary CVS Brent online Training Programme Funding, Jobs and much more CVS...
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Voluntary Sector Liaison Forum Meeting Polls

The results of the polls taken at the VSLF meeting held on 17th December, 2020 can be viewed here A video of the event will be posted when the recording has been edited. Please help us further by  taking a few minutes to complete the evaluation form. This is your opportunity to...
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Changes to the Mental Health Act – Consultation

Department of Health and Social Care: Reforming the Mental Health Act The Department of Health & Social Care want your views on changes to the Mental Health Act to help put patients at the centre of decisions about their own care.  The consultation closes at 11:50pm...
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Covid-19 National Lockdown

Summary: what you can and cannot do during the national lockdown You must stay at home. The single most important action we can all take is to stay at home to protect the NHS and save lives. You should follow this guidance immediately. The law will be updated to reflect these new...
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CVS Brent Newsletter December 2020

The latest issue of CVS Brent newsletter is available here Inside are details on: The Voluntary Sector Liaison Forum Meeting and the VSLF Agenda Brent Black Community Action Plan consultation, share your views consultation Brent-black-community-action-plan National Lottery...
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Brent named UK best local authority 2020

Brent was recently named ‘Council of the Year’ at the prestigious Local Government Chronicle (LGC) Awards presented at an online ceremony on 28th October. The judges award the Council of the Year title to the local authority that “demonstrates a level of excellence and innovation...
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CVS Brent Newsletter November 2020

The latest issue of CVSB newslettr is available here Inside this issue: Way Up Quality Assurance Scheme National Lottery Heritage Fund Kickstart Scheme TWIN ESOL teacher training ESOL Training for Eastern European & Latin American communities Access & Sustainability...
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Way Up Quality Assurance Scheme

Brent, Ealing & Hounslow and Bexley community and voluntary service (CVS) groups have teamed up to spearhead a new quality assurance scheme to help local groups at this key time. Piloting from November 2020 for six months, a handful of small to medium community and voluntary...
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