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GVS AGM – BOOK TODAY!
This year’s GVS Annual General Meeting will be held online on Wednesday 3rd November from 10am – 12 noon. Our confirmed speakers include Jane Hutt MS, Minister for Social Justice and Debra Allcock Tyler, author and Chief Executive of the Directory of Social Change. Read More
Cynhelir Cyfarfod Cyffredinol Blynyddol GVS eleni ar-lein ddydd Mercher 3 Tachwedd rhwng 10am a hanner dydd. Ymhlith ein siaradwyr a fydd yn cyflwyno mae Jane Hutt AS, y Gweinidog Cyfiawnder Cymdeithasol a Debra Allcock Tyler, awdur a Phrif Weithredwr y Directory of Social Change. Read More
Glamorgan Voluntary Services (GVS) has compiled a new e-mailing list that will focus on providing more in-depth information regarding potential funding opportunities for the Third Sector in the Vale of Glamorgan. Read More
The Youth Led Grants Panel are delighted to announce that applications are now open for 2021/22 youth led grant fund. Read More
General news
BUSINESS IN THE COMMUNITY have received a shipment of facemasks into Cardiff (2 pallets full) for community and charitable organisations operating in South Wales. Read More
GVS is pleased to announce it has partnered with the Vale of Glamorgan Council and Benthyg Cymru on its new Time, Grow, Gain Project that rewards volunteers for the time they give up. Read More
The Welsh Government has commissioned researchers at the University of Bath and the Wales Centre for Public Policy to investigate if and how technology is being used during the COVID-19 pandemic in Wales to build social connections and tackle loneliness and social isolation among older adults. The survey will be running until 31st October 2021. Read More
The connectivity, in the form of SIM cards offering 20GB of data plus free calls and texts every month for six months, will work in any SIM-enabled device (a phone, tablet, laptop, MiFi or dongle). Read More
Funding
Glamorgan Voluntary Services (GVS) has compiled a new e-mailing list that will focus on providing more in-depth information regarding potential funding opportunities for the Third Sector in the Vale of Glamorgan. Read More
If you are a charity or constituted community group with an annual income under £250,000 you are eligible to benefit from a Magic Little Grant through Localgiving’s partnership with People’s Postcode Lottery. Read More
Survive and thrive support for voluntary organisations in Wales during the Covid-19 pandemic. Read More
Health
Bydd eich ymatebion yn helpu i lunio Asesiad Anghenion y Boblogaeth 2022 ar gyfer Caerdydd a Bro Morgannwg. Bydd hyn yn arwain y gwasanaethau a ddarperir gennym nawr, ac yn y dyfodol. Read More
Your responses will help shape the 2022 Population Needs Assessment for Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan. This will guide the services we provide now, and in the future. Read More
The Vale of Glamorgan Council has joined a campaign to significantly increase the number and diversity of foster carers in Wales. Read More
Public Health Wales NHS Trust and Bangor University are carrying out a door-to-door national survey to understand people’s views on climate change and health in Wales. You may have received a letter stating that your household has been randomly chosen to take part. Read More
A third of all older people aged over 65 will have a fall every year, and it can have a major impact on their lives both physically and emotionally. Read More
The Chief Medical Officer for Wales, Dr Frank Atherton is appealing to pregnant women to accept their COVID-19 vaccine when offered. Read More
Research undertaken in the Cardiff and Vale University Health Board Bayside Mass Vaccination Centre has found that it is safe for people to receive a flu vaccine at the same time as a COVID-19 vaccine. Read More
A new report published by Public Health Wales today is the first of its kind to study the cumulative impacts of Brexit, coronavirus and climate change together and their combined influences on health, wellbeing and inequalities in Wales. Read More
Health Minister Eluned Morgan has confirmed more than a billion items of free personal protective equipment (PPE) have been issued to the NHS and social care sector across Wales since the start of the pandemic. Read More
The Older People’s Commissioner for Wales is commissioning research to examine older men’s experiences of domestic abuse and the barriers that may prevent them from seeking help and support within Wales. Read More
Public Health Wales is urging all eligible people in Wales to have their free NHS flu and COVID-19 booster vaccines when the NHS in Wales begins its biggest ever national winter vaccinations programme. Read More
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board has taken the decision to restrict visiting at our University Hospital Llandough site due to an increase in positive cases on three wards. Read More
Cardiff and Vale University Health Board’s Executive Director of Public Health has published her 2020 Annual Report for Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan, ‘Let’s leave no-one behind in Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan’, which highlights the varied impact the pandemic has had on our population and sets out a vision for working through recovery in partnership. Read More
Public Health Wales has created a practical Health Impact Assessment (HIA) toolkit that will enable planners to easily integrate health into their development plans for the future. Read More
The results of the latest ‘How Are We Doing in Wales’ public engagement survey have been released by Public Health Wales. Read More
A new report published today by Public Health Wales’ Research and Evaluation Division highlights the need for healthcare services to record and share information on patients’ housing status, so that their healthcare needs can be better identified, understood and supported. Read More
Vacancies
Vacancy for Chief Executive Officer at Atal y Fro. Closing date for applications is 29th October 2021 Read More
Vacancies at Marie Curie for Head of Quality & Clinical Practice and Allied Health Services and Family Support Manager. Closing date for both vacancies is 18th October 2021 Read More
Vacancies for: Administrative Assistant (x2) – deadline 13th October 2021 and Fundraising Officer – deadline 14th October Read More
Donate an hour with Guide Dogs Cymru Read More
Vacancies for Telephone and Online Advice Services Manager, Team Leader (Cardiff, Vale and Valleys), Housing Law Caseworkers – vacancies across North and South Wales, Lived Experience Co-ordinator. Closing date for all vacancies is 19th October 2021 Read More
Would you like to help make Wales the best country in the world for people with a learning disability to live, learn and work? Then this will be an exciting opportunity for you to be part of the development of a dynamic and progressive organisation. Closing date: 5 November 2021 Read More
Training
An ideal training course if you are new to managing volunteers or would like a refresher. Read More
Events
This year’s GVS Annual General Meeting will be held online on Wednesday 3rd November from 10am – 12 noon. Our confirmed speakers include Jane Hutt MS, Minister for Social Justice and Debra Allcock Tyler, author and Chief Executive of the Directory of Social Change. Read More
Cynhelir Cyfarfod Cyffredinol Blynyddol GVS eleni ar-lein ddydd Mercher 3 Tachwedd rhwng 10am a hanner dydd. Ymhlith ein siaradwyr a fydd yn cyflwyno mae Jane Hutt AS, y Gweinidog Cyfiawnder Cymdeithasol a Debra Allcock Tyler, awdur a Phrif Weithredwr y Directory of Social Change. Read More
You are invited to attend this workshop as a key stakeholder in informing how we collectively meet the emotional health and wellbeing needs of our region’s children and young people Read More
The Dinas Powys Voluntary Concern Memory Cafe restarts on 8th October. Read More
Sporting Memories Wales to start meeting face to face from Wednesday 13th October at Highlight Park Community Centre 2.30pm-4.30pm. Read More
 

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