Voluntary Sector Support
The Voluntary Sector Support service provides support, advice and resources to local charities and community groups, whether they're just getting started, need to apply for funding, or want to improve their services.
The VALUES Project offers individual and group sessions for people with learning disabilities to help them make friends, learn new life skills and have fun.
Work. Live. Leicestershire
The Work.Live.Leicestershire (WiLL) programme will help people who are economically inactive or unemployed who are living in rural Leicestershire to move into job search, training, or employment.
The GREAT Project
The GREAT (Getting Ready for Employment and Training) Project helps families who are not currently in employment or training move toward work.
The YES Project
The YES Project team is a partnership of nine youth organisation and charities from across Leicester and Leicestershire.
Economic Impact offers advice, support and guidance for Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) groups who are interested in accessing the European Structural Investment Fund (ESIF).
Leicester Employment Hub
Leicester Employment Hub is a three year, £3.9 million business support project for small to medium sized enterprises (SMEs) in the Leicester and Leicestershire area run by Leicester City Council.
SENDIASS Leicester offers free, confidential and impartial information, advice and support to parents and carers of young people aged 0-25 with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) as well as young people themselves.
SENDIASS Rutland offers free, confidential and impartial information, advice and support to parents and carers of young people aged 0-25 with special educational needs or disabilities (SEND) as well as young people themselves.
Choice Advice Leicester
The Choice Advice Service (CAS) Leicester is an independent service that offers free, confidential and impartial information about the admissions process, supports parents and carers to complete the application process and provides information and advice on the appeals process.
Healthwatch Leicestershire is the independent consumer champion created to gather and represent the views of patients and the public of Leicestershire. VAL managed the service for five years between 2014-2018.
Community Capacity Building
The Community Capacity Building (CCB) Project was a community development project which focused on creating new and exciting projects which were organised and run by people within their own local communities.
In 2014, VAL began working on a Social Prescribing pilot scheme which aimed to help people manage their own health and wellbeing, reduce isolation and help develop community cohesion.