During the COVID-19 outbreak we will maintain business as usual with support for the sector for as long as is practically possible.
Our team will be on hand to offer support around keeping your organisation running during the Coronavirus pandemic, how you can recruit and manage volunteers to deliver vital services in your local community and anything else you might need to know.
You can access this support in three ways:
During this period we would ask you to be patient when waiting for a reply. We will continue to issue regular updates on this website, via our newsletters and on social media.
Gamcare: An Introduction to Young People & Problem Gambling Workshop webinar- various dates
This workshop is for Professionals Who Work With and Support Young People Aged 11-19 years.
GamCare, is a charity who supports those affected by gambling. They offer an introductory free workshop for professionals who support young people to gain useful knowledge and practical skills to apply in their youth-facing roles.Book your place here. In addition you can book as a team if there’s at least 3-5 members of staff working for the same organisation. Contact: email@example.com or by phone 07789 945 190.
- VCSEs: Winning Central Government Contracts and the New Social Value Model webinars
County Lines: How do we tackle the issues and support young people webinar - 3/2
Wednesday 3 February 1pm to 2pm
The webinar will cover: How criminal gangs target and exploit young people, What the national picture is, The actions being taken locally to tackle and prevent and How we can #BuildBackBetter as we transition out of lockdown.
To attend the free webinar book here.
General guidance for charities
Advice and guidelines from national bodies, the public sector and government.
Updates on funding that may be available to charities and community groups during the pandemic.
Managing and protecting your staff
Resources that will help you to manage your staff during the pandemic and ensure that they are protected.
Volunteers and volunteering
Advice and guidance on good practice for recruiting and managing volunteers, as well as for volunteers themselves.
Local services available in the county
We have a list of organisations, both private and voluntary, who are offering services in Leicester city during the COVID-19/Coronavirus pandemic.