Welcome to Cumbria CVS

Cumbria CVS is a registered charity and membership organisation. We help community/voluntary/not-for-profit groups and organisations to develop and improve by providing training and services that can be 1:1 support, funding advice, bespoke training, or through our regular training courses.

We help place volunteers throughout Cumbria, and work with groups that involve volunteers to follow best practice.

Coronavirus (Covid 19)

Cumbria CVS is offering a range of services to local organisations during this crisis including funding advice and support, volunteering support and good practice and general support.

Please contact us for further details email: info@cumbriacvs.org.uk

Please also see our page on Coronavirus for further details regarding current advice and support: www.cumbriacvs.org.uk/coronavirus

Stay In Work Out – Covid 19

In line with government advice, Cumbria CVS has closed its buildings – Shaddongate, Carlisle and Lesser Kings Hall, Barrow – and has moved all staff to work from home. However the great news is that we are still here for you! To access our services, please call 01768 800350, email info@cumbriacvs.org.uk or visit our website: www.cumbriacvs.org.uk

Funding Support – Covid 19

Looking for funding to help support your organisation/group during covid-19 then we can help! Cumbria CVS has a team of officers who can help you look for funding opportunties and support you to submit applications. We have a range of resources available to support this.

Contact us for further information on 01768 800350 or email cvsfunding@cumbriacvs.org.uk

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Thank You

Thank you for completing the Covid-19 Survey for Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Sector Organisations

Thank you to all those organisations and groups who completed the survey coordinated by Cumbria Community Resilience Group (CCRG) to help establish the bigger picture across the county in relation to Covid19.

The results of the survey will help the CCRG to develop a strategy with partners and stakeholders to provide the right help and support to protect the sector and the valuable role it plays in many people’s lives.  The findings will initially be shared through the Community Resilience Group.

DBS Service and covid-19

In response to COVID-19, as of Monday 30 March 2020, the Home Office and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) will be putting temporary arrangements in place, to provide DBS checks and fast-track emergency checks of the Adults’ and Children’s Barred Lists free-of-charge. This will apply to healthcare and social care workers being recruited in connection with the provision of care and treatment of coronavirus (COVID-19) in England and Wales.

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