The Staffordshire & Stoke-on-Trent Consortium of Infrastructure Organisations (SCIO) is a membership of eleven local infrastructure organisations (LIO's) that have come together to deliver the Government's ChangeUp agenda. The eleven comprise of a range of organisations - both Councils for Voluntary Services and specialist bodies.
What does SCIO do?
SCIO's Vision and Infrastructure Development Strategy for 2014 ( 209.80KB)
SCIO and its partners provide a range of services and support to voluntary and community organisations across Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent.
Core Development Services - high quality advice and support for trustees, managers and staff, ensuring that voluntary and community organisations are able to deal with challenges ahead
SCIO Training - a wide range of training and development opportunities enabling organisational and workforce development
Volunteering Services - through Volunteer Centres that work together promoting volunteering to individuals and organisations. All are members of Volunteering England and hold, or are working towards, a quality standard mark.
For further information visit SCIO's website www.communitiestogether.org.uk
or by ringing their office on 01785 279936/606670
Linked to SCIO is S3SN - Staffordshire 3rd Sector Network, and is one of the key work strands of SCIO. It is continuing to develop a countywide Third Sector network that will facilitate a closer working relationship between the Statutory Agencies and the Voluntary and Community Sector. Further details can be found on SCIO's website or by ringing S3SN on 01543 303034.