Other resources - Community

Links to other resources related to the community.

Active Gloucestershire
Active Gloucestershire is a charity whose vision is that “everyone in Gloucestershire is active every day”. They unite organisations and people around this vision and enable them to make it a reality.

Barnwood Trust
Barnwood Trust is a charitable foundation aimed at creating the potential in Gloucestershire for disabled people and people with mental health problems to make the most of their lives. In 2013, Barnwood Trust commissioned a study of wellbeing in Gloucestershire, designed to explore whether residents living with and without impairments enjoyed the same levels of wellbeing.

Carers Gloucestershire
Carers Gloucestershire is an independent charity helping unpaid Carers in Gloucestershire, and a major local provider commissioned by Gloucestershire County Council to provide a range of services to support local carers. They produce a quarterly magazine, Caring Matters, for unpaid, local Carers.

Emerging Futures CIC - Gloucestershire Asset Map
Emerging Futures pioneers the concept of ‘mid-point allegiance’, between professional service providers and the individuals and communities they serve.

Gloucestershire Community Foundation
Gloucestershire Community Foundation works with donors to connect funds to local need, helping to overcome disadvantage in Gloucestershire.

Gloucestershire Health and Wellbeing Board - Enabling Active Communities Policy
This joint policy describes how the Gloucestershire Health and Wellbeing Board will work to enable local communities to become more active, stronger and more sustainable, and in turn improve the health and wellbeing of local people.

Gloucestershire Rural Community Council (GRCC)
Gloucestershire Rural Community Council provides advice and support in the following areas: Community and social enterprise delivering local solutions; Funding advice for projects, communities and groups; Localism and Community Rights including Neighbourhood Planning; Parish, town and community-led plans; Project development and business planning.

Gloucestershire Young Carers
Gloucestershire Young Carers works in partnership with Carers Gloucestershire to provide opportunities for young carers and young adult carers to improve and maintain their health and wellbeing, and raise awareness and support for young carers with other relevant agencies and organisations.

Healthwatch Gloucestershire
Healthwatch Gloucestershire exists to speak up for local people on health and care. This requires the organisation to reach out across the county to listen to local people about their experiences of services – good and bad.

VCS Alliance
The VCS Alliance is an independent voice for the voluntary and community sectors within Gloucestershire.

Volunteering Gloucestershire
Volunteering Gloucestershire recruits volunteers for roles within charities and community groups.

Young Gloucestershire
Young Gloucestershire is a countywide charity that supports disadvantaged young people who are facing challenges in their lives.

Your Circle
Your Circle is a comprehensive online directory of community services and health and care in Gloucestershire.

You're Welcome
You’re Welcome is a ten-year plan set up by Barnwood Trust. It’s all about creating more welcoming and inclusive communities across Gloucestershire to help people do the things they enjoy, and get to know more people where they live.

Office for National Statistics - Well-being
The ONS are working towards building a national understanding of wellbeing.


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