An article about guarding mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Care Parcels

for refugees and asylum seekers in South Gloucestershire

COVID19 Support Line

In partnership with Southern Brooks Community Partnerships & South Gloucestershire Council

Space to Connect

We are pleased to share the following Press Release from our Member - Juice

Community Learning Courses

South Gloucestershire Council has opened new course from September to July 2020, gain and improve your skills including maths, IT and English.

Cyber Security in VCSE

Are you worried about cyber security for your VCSE organisation? Find here some guidelines and recommendation from the National Cyber Security Centre.

Early Help Briefing Note

South Gloucestershire Early Help Strategy for Children, Young People & Families' vision is that every child and young person in South Gloucestershire should have the best start in life, thrive, and be prepared for a successful adult life.

Prisoners’ children

Prison Advice and Care Trust (Pact) new charity website features animations of prisoners’ children telling their stories in their own words.

WoE Mayor News

The West of England Mayor's new Digital Strategy, £3.9m Funding to boost skills, Ultra-low emission vehicle development and more

Women’s Breakout merger

with CLINKS: women's centres continue to make difference to the lives of women at risk of entering, and already in, the criminal justice system

Free advocacy

Free advocacy towards independence service for adults with a learning disability in South Gloucestershire


Charity Commission have published their decision about campaigning and political activity by charities before the 2017 General Election.

Practitioner’s guide

has been published for Commissioners on how to ensure the needs of families affected by drugs and alcohol are met

Child Criminalisation

A briefing report discussing how to reduce the rates of children in care who have contact with the criminal justice system.

Anti Hate Crime

Training for children and young people ,to raise awareness of hate crime and its impact and empower them how to spot and challenge it.

Silence the Violence

New pilot project in an all-women's prison to help prisoners to understand the root causes of their violent and disruptive behaviour.

Women and Leadership

Blog exploring how to enable women leaders to use their own resources and talents to transform the cultural challenges in the workplace

Getting It Right First Time

The Kings Fund this programme, which aims to bring higher quality hospital care at lower cost via reducing unwanted variations in clinical practise

SPOC Commissioning Model

is helping local charities live long and prosper say NACVA: better services for people/communities. Improves wellbeing. Saves money.

Fire & Rescue Risk Reduction

for child and young person's risk reduction - a guide to educational packages and services from Avon Fire and Rescue

Rural housing crisis

New research shows the proportion of affordable homes being provided by non-metropolitan local authorities has halved in five years...

Social Care Reform?

Addressing the question whether proposals for reforming social care will now move forward given the government’s lack of a majority.

Preparing prisoners for employment

'Out for Good' Report details findings of a 2-year action learning project on employing prisoners in community to prepare them for release.

Report on Food Banks

Report by the Trussell Trust, finds at least 2000 food banks across the UK, shining light on the rapid growth of the charity food provision.

Half of NHS cancels spending

The Kings Fund discovered its in quarterly monitoring report, due to financial pressures, and warns it will be another difficult year for health

Listening to patients…

listening more closely with patients, carers, communities and staff essential for providing safe and effective care, says Senior Consultant

New health relationships needed

needed between patients, communities, health and care professionals for the Vision of the NHS 5 Year Forward plan to be realised