Innovation Fund workshop – Would you like to be involved?

As you may know, Oxfordshire County Council has made changes to daytime support for people aged 18 and over in Oxfordshire. One of these changes is the introduction of a new grant fund, starting in 2018: The Innovation Fund, £100,000 per year, will provide one-off grant funding to support the establishment of self-sustaining projects, delivering … Continue reading Innovation Fund workshop – Would you like to be involved?

Citizens Advice – Free Energy training in Feb/March – Get the best deal for your energy supply

Please follow this link  https://tinyurl.com/ydbhzndo to register for our free Energy Best Deal training session. We will be delivering two identical sessions at our Oxford Citizens Advice office. When: Tuesday 27 February 2018 or 6 March 2018 (Note: Please choose one session only) Time: 3pm and will last approximately one hour.  Venue: Citizen Advice Oxford St … Continue reading Citizens Advice – Free Energy training in Feb/March – Get the best deal for your energy supply

Red Cross’ Community Reserve Volunteer initiative

Hello everyone.   Please find attached a communications toolkit regarding the Red Cross’ Community Reserve Volunteer initiative to help with spontaneous volunteers, as mentioned yesterday at the Berkshire Resilience Group.  CRV Comms Toolkit (emailed) Within is an introduction to the role and why it’s come about, as well as some templates for social media, newsletters … Continue reading Red Cross’ Community Reserve Volunteer initiative

Stop Loan Sharks and have Merry Christmas!

The Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) are launching a new social media campaign as part of Stop Loan Sharks Week 2017.   The campaign will run from Monday 4 to Friday 8 December and will consist of tweets, advice articles and media links being shared from our Stop Loan Sharks Facebook page (www.facebook.com/stoploansharksproject) and Twitter … Continue reading Stop Loan Sharks and have Merry Christmas!

Referral route for warm homes

Better Housing Better Health (BHBH) helps residents reduce energy bills and keep warm and well at home. Please find attached details about a Better Housing Better Health initiative to support people to keep warm and well at home and help with energy bills. People can refer clients (with their permission) or anyone can self-refer. BHBH Leaflet Final PDF (3)

Trustees Information Open Afternoon

    Trustees Information Open Afternoon As part of Trustee Week 2017, OCVA are opening their doors for the afternoon and warmly invite any current or prospective trustees to come in and get further help and support. The afternoon will provide you with an opportunity to talk directly to OCVA about any aspects of being a trustee that … Continue reading Trustees Information Open Afternoon

Archway Foundation: Young Vulnerable Adults Project

Thanks to a Big Lottery Awards for All Grant The Archway Foundation will pilot a project aimed at adults aged 18 to 30 who for whatever reason are lonely and in need of fresh opportunities to enjoy activities with others and support in meeting new people, building friendships and improving social confidence. A fortnightly Tuesday afternoon … Continue reading Archway Foundation: Young Vulnerable Adults Project