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Providing an independent voice and expert support services to voluntary and community organisations and social enterprises in Newcastle and Gateshead; we are here to help

Join our growing community of over 700 organisations

As a member of Newcastle CVS, your organisation can benefit from free and discounted training, access to networking events and forums, our free quarterly Inform magazine, a chance to share your updates in our fortnightly e-inform bulletin and discounts on our specialist services, including Ellison Services finance(payroll and accounts), funding support and guidance on governance, policy and compliance.

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Your support network

Our projects assist in tackling specific areas such as health and race inequalities (HAREF), children and young people (CHYP ING), and promoting wellbeing (Wellbeing and Health Open Forum). We also signpost within our extensive networks to help you find the information and support you need.

Making your voice heard

We use our established reputation to influence policy and practice, support consultation processes and facilitate representation of the voluntary and community sector on partnerships and multi-agency structures. Learn more about how we represent the sector

Keeping you informed

We publish regular research and reports about the voluntary sector and wider communities in Newcastle and Gateshead. Our blog,  newsemail newsletters and Inform magazine are a excellent sources of information about other organisations, funding opportunities, training, jobs and trustee vacancies, sector trends and policy updates.

Helping individuals

Our Advocacy Centre North (ACN) service provides free expert support to individuals to help them be aware of their rights and choices, make informed decisions, advocate for themselves and facilitate their voices being heard. ACN also informs and influences decision makers in policy, service commissioning and provision to achieve positive change.

Subscribe to our newsletters

Connected Voice News is our fortnightly email bulletin covering a variety of information, including voluntary sector updates, funding opportunities, jobs and trustee vacancies, training, events and much more within Newcastle and Gateshead. We also offer a monthly update from Haref (health equality for Black Asian and Minority Ethnic communities) and On The Hoof (health and wellbeing), and occasional updates about our Events. Please select your chosen newsletter subscriptions below.

Please visit our Jobs Directory for information about listing your jobs and trustee vacancies and our Connected Voice News page for information about featuring an update.

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Contact us

Higham House, Higham Place,
Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8AF

Tel:      0191 232 7445

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