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CVA Annual Review 2015/16 4 pages

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OUR GOAL

CVA aims to promote, support and develop effective voluntary action, community development and community activity to benefit all communities in the London Borough of Croydon

Build and strengthen Croydon’s VCS

1.

Support individuals, communities and VCOs to be involved and to have a say

2.

Support and promote volunteering in Croydon

3.

OUR FUNDERS

2015 / 16

Croydon Voluntary Action

GOING FORWARD

Leading Voluntary Sector Partnerships Influencing Decision Making Embedding Asset Based Community Development Championing Volunteering

Widening Our Reach & Impact

[email protected]

CVA Resource Centre, 82 London Road, Croydon, CR0 2TB

020 8253 7060

@CroydonVA

OUR FUNDERS

" Charity money has only one life buy if you transform it into social business money, then it become a life of eternity. "

- Muhadmmad Yunnus, 2006 Nobel Peace Prize Winner

HIGHLIGHTS - Volunteering

"Not only am I supporting vulnerable people and feel I am making a real difference in people’s lives. But my family are really proud of me and I am considering applying to become a magistrate" Appropriate Adult Volunteer

Supporting offenders or those at risk of offending

47 people with mental health issues supported into volunteering

27 young people supported with  accredited training

100% Satisfaction

Our brokerage service handled 6,400 enquiries last year

Team Croydon supported 27 events from AGMs to festivals

5 full day training events for 40 volunteer involving organisations

6 groups completed ILM accredited Level 3 Volunteer Management training

4 meet ups of the Volunteer Managers Forum

" Charity money has only one life buy if you transform it into social business money, then it become a life of eternity. "

- Muhadmmad Yunnus, 2006 Nobel Peace Prize Winner

HIGHLIGHTS - Community empowerment

"I don't see myself as a volunteer.   I set up the peer support group because I know what it feels like to suffer with depression and anxiety alone."

Sarah, New Addington, ABCD Connector

CYP&FN members' success on Best Start ABCD

CVSA: 31 VCS representatives  elected across 22 boards & sub groups

Mental Health & Well being forum re-launched

Faiths Together in Croydon

12 Health Champions gain Level 2 OCN qualification in Community Development

Opportunity & Fairness Commission endorses ABCD

Our Place funding to research expansion across the borough

Children Young People & Families' Network members continue with GameChanger

- Muhadmmad Yunnus, 2006 Nobel Peace Prize Winner

HIGHLIGHTS - Capacity building

Disability Croydon  would not have completed the AQS award application  without the great help and guidance of CVA. The hands-on approach of the CVA  staff member  guiding us through the process  was  excellent  and her knowledge and expertise  first class.

James Kelleher  CEO  - Disability Croydon

201 community groups using 4 community centres

18 groups supported through 1:1 property advice

Doing more with digital with Superhighways & GoCroydon

170 groups, 750 free hours specialist advice & paid for consultancy

56 training workshops & events

Securing European Social Fund funding for 9 local partners (CHEP)

117 e updates sent out to 1,800+ contacts

Building on the success of the Enterprise Hub