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Volunteering and social action in Staffordshire

Volunteers are vital in making Staffordshire the great place it is. 1 in 4 of us regularly volunteer to help and thousands of people are already doing their bit in a volunteering role.

Volunteering not only benefits the people receiving help, it can also benefit the people who give up their time too. Flexible volunteering opportunities are available across Staffordshire now.

If formal volunteering isn't for you, what could you do in your community to make a difference?

Thinking about volunteering?

With less funding and more demand for care services in particular, we no longer have the money to do everything we used to or maybe would like to do. 

Hundreds of people already volunteer to support county council services. So, what difference can you make?

We need help in the following areas:

Where else can I get information?

Explore all these options above and more by:

Our wider approach to social action and building community capacity

Please see the document below for further information:

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Latest community news

£155k county council fund helping communities through Coronavirus

Helping to deliver emergency PPE, support for children and families, home-schooling information, and mental health advice are some of the projects supporting communities through the Coronavirus pandemic.
Date:
27 May 2020

Funding available to support armed forces charities through Coronavirus

Organisations from across Staffordshire helping support their local Armed Forces Communities through the Coronavirus pandemic are being invited to apply for funding.
Date:
26 May 2020

Advice for traders ahead of menthol cigarette ban

Staffordshire businesses and traders are getting advice ahead of a national ban on the sale of Menthol cigarettes.
Date:
15 May 2020

Vital contribution of foster families highlighted during coronavirus pandemic

Every day almost 400 foster families across Staffordshire provide a loving and stable home to around 700 children and young people, and this commitment from families is ongoing during the coronavirus outbreak.
Date:
11 May 2020

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