South Derbyshire CVS Christmas Closing – Important Information

Please note that South Derbyshire CVS will be closed from 12noon on Tuesday 22nd December until 8.30am on Weds 6th January. Should you have a food emergency during this time please call 07458305314 to book a food parcel and collection slot. You can arrange collection on the following dates – December 29th, 31st and January […]

South Derbyshire CVS Winter Giving Campaign

‘when I was at my most vulnerable, the CVS Food Bank was there to catch my family & I’ – SDCVS Food Bank client The impact of the pandemic on the lives, health and welfare of local people has been significant. Between March – October 2020, with the support of local people, we supplied 12,654 […]

South Derbyshire Community Forum – Grief and Loss During a Pandemic

Our online Community Forums are for volunteers, local charities and community groups in South Derbyshire. Grief and Loss During a Pandemic: 26 November, 9.15am – 10am Using psychological perspectives to understand more about the impact of grief and loss, and what can be helpful during these times. With Jo Hall, Clinical Psychologist from the NHS […]

Children & Young People’s Mental Health & Emotional Wellbeing Network

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 […]

Derbyshire Home from Hospital Support Service during COVID-19

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 people from their home and take them to […]

Letter from our CEO: Look how far we’ve come

‘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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