2020 March 20

COVID-19 – Advice, Tips, Resources

In this section we will aim to provide any updated advice, tips, resources, that may be of interest.
Please do bear with us – the information is coming through thick and fast and we are doing our best to coordinate and share this with you all.



Crime Prevention
Althought this may be more appropriate on an individual level, it is important information that we are all aware about current scams:

Support and Services

Cumbria CVS Support and Services
Although we have closed our offices and moved to home working, we are still available to take your calls, your emails and provide support – using digital and other available options – so please do keep in touch and make use of our services.
We can provide you and your organisation with a variety of information, advice and support, which may become more important during the current crisis – please see below:

Training and Events Update

Training and Events

Due to the current Covid-19 situation and in line with current Government advice, all our training, events and networks have been postoned/cancelled until 1 September 2020.
In the meantime, we would still like to hear from you and see what training you may require – either now and/or in the future – so that we can start to plan with you and look for alternative ways to provide this to ensure that you keep your staff safe and your organisation compliant.
Please contact us on 01768 800 or email: info@cumbriacvs.org.uk

Changing Times

Of course, I’m no different to anyone else.  In the last week, I have been through the same emotions as the rest of the country: denial, anger, depression, bargaining and acceptance – and I expect to move between these five stages of the Kubler-Ross grief model over the coming weeks.  But that’s ok – because it’s NORMAL to experience all these stages – and they have been linked to how we all deal with change.  And if ever there was a time we needed to understand how to cope with change, it’s now.