Current projects

In addition to our core services, RVA carries out focused project work to tackle emerging needs through raising awareness of a particular issue, facilitating joint working and targeted development work.

Reducing social isolation and loneliness
Get Online Reading

A team of volunteers providing support for residents who need help accessing the internet and digital services.

Ready Friends

Exploring ways to alleviate loneliness and social isolation in our communities.

Social Prescribing

Linking people up with activities or services in the community that they might benefit from. It’s about connecting people to non-medical sources of support.

Supporting local people to develop local solutions
Amersham Road

A range of community development projects focusing on the Amersham Road area and encouraging community involvement in the community centre.

Stronger Together

Helping unemployed people aged 25 or older who need support to get into work, start a business, or just move closer towards these goals. A Building Better Opportunities project part funded by the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund.

Keeping everyone informed
Community Building Network

Facilitating network meetings to enable groups managing community buildings to share information and experiences.

Trustee Network

Providing support and information for trustees. Email advice@rva.org.uk to get involved.

Website and social media development

Providing training and recruiting volunteers who support organisations to develop websites and make the most of social media tools.

 

 

 

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