Voluntary Action Camden are working with MIND in Camden and other local partners organising activities and information sessions to help people manage their health and well-being. The Healthy Minds programme offers local people a wide range of free and low-cost activities to support you in rediscovering your interests and uncovering different community resources. And, if […]
Take a look at the latest project statistics as well as an archive of project stats relating to earlier years.
In November 2014 VAC delivered two bid-writing sessions to help 15 civil society organisations embed social value into future funding bids. Violet Oruwari-McCabe, of Progressive Stages, talks about how important this training was to help her with future fundraising.
For the last seven or eight years VAC has facilitated a strategic away day for the trustees of Kingsgate Community Centre. There they look at developing a new business plan or reviewing the progress of the current business plan.
Donna Liburd, Director of Kingsgate Community Centre, talks about how the support received from VAC has made a difference to the organsiation year-on-year.
Would you like to improve your understanding of dementia and what it might be like to live with the condition? People with dementia sometimes need a helping hand to go about their daily lives and feel included in their local community. Dementia Friends is about raising awareness and encouraging people to do the small things […]
Camden Carers Service supports unpaid carers who live, work or study in Camden or care for a person who lives in Camden.
In 2009, Camden Carers Service moved into the VAC building as a tenant. The Director, Allegra Lynch, talks about some of the services they have used at VAC and how these have been beneficial for the organisation.
Home-Start Camden is a local charity dedicated to helping families with young children living in the London Borough of Camden. Cathy Carpenter, Director of Home Start Camden, came on one of our accredited training course in Operational and Strategic Management. Here she talks about how the course helped her coach her trustees to take a more strategic role in the organisation resulting in an effective strategic plan for the organisation.
The African Health Forum provides health services to the African community and African organisations and helps to raise the profile of the needs of these communities back to key policy and decision makers. Chickwaba Oduka, Trustee of the African Health Forum, talks to us about how her organsiation has benefited from VAC training on ‘Mental Health First Aid’ and a […]
Betknowmore UK is a new social enterprise offering outreach services and providing support and mentoring to people coping with issues around problematic gambling and addiction. In 2013, Frankie Graham, Director of Betknowmore, attended VAC’s Business Startup For Social Enterprise, Micro Enterprise, Sole Trader course at the Mary Ward Learning Centre. Q. What’s the background to Betknowmore UK? […]