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People, communities and the voluntary sector have the opportunities, support and services they need to thrive

 

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To inform, support and influence the development of opportunities and services to reflect the needs of people, communities and the voluntary sector

 

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Information and advice for the voluntary, community and not for profit sector across Calderdale, covering organisational and strategic development, funding advice, volunteer management and brokerage and safeguarding.  Click here to find out more
The Connect Well social prescribing grants fund is a targeted grant pot (funded by NHS Hull CCG and Hull City Council’s Adult Services, and Public Health), which aims to support the provision of the Connect Well social prescribing service in Hull.

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The Core Team underpin the activities of NBF and the teams that we host.
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Connect Well Hull is the new ‘social prescribing’ service for people who live in Hull or are registered with a GP (doctor) in Hull.

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Sector Support NEL offer a range of help and advice on issues like funding, governance, safeguarding and volunteering as well as training courses and events

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Latest News

Free resuable face-shields for community organisations in Hull

Free resuable face-shields for community organisations in Hull

The University of Hull has donated 200 reusable face shields to the voluntary and community sector in Hull, and Forum are now assisting with the distribution of this equipment.   If you are a VCS organisation ...
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BAME Covid 19 Network Development Partnership

BAME Covid 19 Network Development Partnership

Recent national research has evidenced that BAME communities are significantly more at risk in terms of contracting COVID 19 and are less likely to appropriately access health services upon developing symptoms of the disease. Working ...
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VCS Response to COVID 19 in Hull April – May 2020 Interim Report

VCS Response to COVID 19 in Hull April – May 2020 Interim Report

Forum has acted as the lead partner in the coordination and mapping of voluntary and community sector provision in terms of the wider crisis response to the challenges of COVID 19. Through this work Forum ...
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