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.
Every month the Voluntary Sector Support Team visit different locations across the city to visit groups within their own working areas, this also assist us in meeting local groups that might not be aware of the work SVS undertakes.
We invite you to join us, and become part of something NEW! We’ve organised a joint event with our statutory colleagues, and to bring together colleagues from:
Hate crime is on the increase against people from Black and Minority Ethnic communities, Gypsy and Traveller and LGBT and Transgender communities, as well as Disabled People.<br />
It’s also under reported.<br />
This workshop-based event has been organised to:<br />
<li>share common experiences</li>
<li>hear what statutory services are doing</li>
<li>work together to find solutions</li>
Key speakers include Simon Hayes, Hampshire Police and Crime Commissioner and Julie Fry MBE, Chief Inspector, Hampshire Constabulary.<br />
There will also be speakers from the Wessex Crown Prosecution Service, Eastleigh Councils Community Safety Team, and from local Black and Minority Ethnic, Gypsy and Traveller, LGBT and Transgender, and Disability groups.
Cookery demonstrations, Citar performance, Cake sales, African activities...
Family Friendly Week (formerly Parents’ Week) is a national awareness week run by the Family and Childcare Trust. The aim of the week is to increase recognition of the issues faced by families up and down the country, but also to celebrate the vital contribution families make to society
It has been 603 days since the Social Value Act went ‘live’ after receiving cross-party support and strong backing from voluntary organisations and social enterprises.
SVS welcome the Joe Glover Trust as a NEW member to SVS, their membership was confirmed at last nights executive meeting.
A warm welcome to our new members.
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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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