Southampton Voluntary Services

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Southampton voluntary services

Southampton Voluntary Services is the umbrella body for local voluntary and community groups working in Southampton. We provide a wide range of services including specialist support, advice and training to our membership. We also provide and promote information to individuals and organisations on volunteering in the city.


Voluntary Sector Forum
The SVS Friday Forums aim to help update voluntary organisations on key city issues and developments. Join us to stay connected, discuss voluntary sector issues and network with colleagues.

Friday July 1st
9.15 - 11.15: Developing collaborative models: An open discussion to look at potential models for partnership working in both grant applications and contract bidding.  This session with build on the themes from the recent SVS Facilitating Collaboration events, and discussions held at Age Uk.
11.30 - 12.45: Adult Safeguarding: Fiona Bateman, Chair of Southampton Local Safeguarding Adults'  Board:  This session will explore issues surrounding safeguarding vulnerable adults in Southampton.

We deliver a variety of services to the general public, which include: 



Our services

Southampton Voluntary Services involves volunteers in a number of services as well as supporting community-based projects and organisations, Southampton Voluntary Services runs some of its own services.

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