Community support

Community engagement team

Our dedicated Community Engagement Team work to support and improve our community by connecting individuals, organisations and groups to:

  • Utilise people's skills, experiences and passions
  • Build on existing networks to bring people together
  • Offer advice and support
  • Find solutions to local needs

The experienced team can offer a wide range of advice and support on matters affecting our community, including:

  • Health and well-being
  • Community safety
  • Children and young people
  • Older and vulnerable people

If you want to become involved in your community or find out what support is available to you, your group or organisation, please:

Community group support and volunteering

We fund Forest Voluntary Action Forum (FVAF) to provide information on local volunteering opportunities and support for community groups including:

  • Volunteer recruitment
  • Training
  • Office services and equipment hire
  • Development advice
  • Delivering community projects
  • Information & networking advice

For more information:

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Funding advice for community groups and organisations

We fund Gloucestershire Rural Community Council (GRCC) to provide detailed advice on funding for your organisation:

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