We’d be delighted if you can join us on 17 November 2020, 11am-12pm for what will be our first virtual AGM! It would, of course, have been wonderful to see everyone face to face to celebrate the amazing impact of South Derbyshire CVS. However, due to the current situation, we’ll be holding this year’s AGM […]
FREE online Community Forum for volunteers, local charities and community groups in South Derbyshire. Our next forum on Friday 30 October 9:15 -10:15am will be about virtual and online giving. Suitable for local groups and charities who have relied on cash donations or subscriptions. We will give you methods of how to obtain donations or […]
South Derbyshire CVS continues to be a busy community hub, providing services to people in need, supporting and developing voluntary activity and linking individuals and groups. In order to continue our important work helping people in time of need and crisis we are currently looking for 3 special people to join our dynamic team in […]
If you live, work or study in South Derbyshire, you are invited to give your views and ideas to help South Derbyshire District Council shape their services so that they continue to be fair, diverse and inclusive. South Derbyshire CVS are running 6 sessions for you to have your say! Each session will focus on […]
Since May 2020 the network has been meeting up once a month, which has been great for voluntary organisations, schools and other agencies to join in, share their experiences and issues during the pandemic, support each other and start working more in partnership. Next online Zoom meeting – Friday 25 September starting at 10am. “Extremely […]
Operating since 2003, our mission at SDCVS is to improve the quality of life for people in South Derbyshire and nearby districts and it’s never been more relevant than it is today. Over the last six months throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, we’ve been providing crucial services to individuals in need, as well as supporting voluntary […]
Do you have 30 minutes a week you could spare to telephone someone who is lonely or isolated for a chat? Ironically, the COVID-19 lockdown meant that many people found they were more supported by friends and family and the community than usual. Now things are returning to normal, that support is dropping off and […]
The Derbyshire Home from Hospital Support Service offers short term practical support for vulnerable people leaving hospital, or those living at home but at risk of being admitted. During the COVID-19 crisis the service has concentrated on supporting vulnerable people who have been shielding or self-isolating. One of the people helped by the service in […]
Volunteer Drivers required for our Active Travel Service Do you enjoy driving and have use of a car? Do you like to meet new people? If so, we would love to hear from you! Active Travel supports older and vulnerable people to attend hospital and GP appointments. Volunteer drivers use their own cars to collect […]
‘let’s just celebrate how far we’ve come and how much we’ve achieved in such a short time. No wonder we’re a little tired!’ Hard to comprehend, but this is the 20th week since we went into lockdown. I can’t quite decide whether this feels like no time at all, or at least three lifetimes ago (possibly […]
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