Message from Georgia Gould and Keir Starmer MP to Camden Community Leaders 13th September 2019 Dear community leader, Over the last few weeks we have experienced an unprecedented increase in violence on our streets – violence which has now resulted in the tragic deaths of three people in less than a week. We cannot […]
VAC is starting a new project to redesign our website. The current VAC website has been around for several years now and is starting to feel a bit dated. We would really appreciate your input in helping us redesign our website so that as well as looking good and easy to use, it has all […]
Social Prescribing Learning Network Briefing Transformation in health and social care….. in a nutshell. By Donna Turnbull, Community Development Manager at VAC. This is a quick attempt to summarise the policy context for Social Prescribing……unsurprisingly it involves a tsunami of titles and initials. But within all that is the expectation Voluntary and Community Sector […]
VAC supports individuals and groups to get involved in civil society, develop ways of sharing resources and have a positive impact on the quality of life in Camden. We are looking for individuals who have previous experience of being a trustee, an enthusiastic appreciation and understanding of Camden’s community sector and who want to see the sector thrive in the coming years.
Camden Community Festival Grants Are Open For 2019-20 Camden Council’s community festival grants, administered by Voluntary Action Camden, are now open! This annual grant scheme adds brightness, culture and diversity to all areas of Camden, thanks to the local communities that work tirelessly to put these festivals together. Application forms: please read the grant criteria guidelines […]
It is with great sadness that all of us at VAC say farewell to Efua Taylor who passed away on the 15th December 2018. Efua was a great supporter of the voluntary and community sector in Camden. For many years she worked for the African and Caribbean Elders, a voluntary organisation based in Abbey Road. […]
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There is an awful lot going on with what is broadly known as ‘social prescribing’. The term ‘social prescribing’ covers a range of complimentary community led initiatives that seek to bolster health (and the health service) by reconnecting the individual to the community. This simple tactic leverages the power of community and connection to combat […]
Voluntary Action Camden (“VAC” or “We” or “Our”) promises to respect any personal data you share with us, or that we get from other organisations, and keep it safe. We aim to be clear when we collect your data and not do anything with it you wouldn’t reasonably expect. We have made improvements to this […]
VAC has recently moved to a new home at Charlie Ratchford Centre, Belmont Street, NW1 8HF. VAC is sharing the building with Camden Carers and Camden Disability Action. A number of other small community groups will also be using the premises. It is a very busy building with lots of people coming and going. VAC […]