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Support Staffordshire wins Award for being the beating heart of the local community

Support Staffordshire, which supports a membership of more than 1000 voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) organisations across Staffordshire won the 2020 NAVCA Heart of the Community Award for being the beating heart of the local VCS and wider economy.

NAVCA is the national membership body for local third sector support and development organisations in England and alongside their members, they are part of the movement for local social action.

Emergency FIRST AID at Work (EFAAW)

This one day course provides organisations and individuals first aid to an appointed person level and aimed at those personnel that are working in low level risk such as offices, voluntary organisations, shops and schools; or those that are volunteering or seeking employment. This is a Health and Safety Approved Centre workshop where the assessment is in the form of continuous assessment and oral questioning.

This course will cover:

Supportive Communities: Mental Health Awareness

*** This session will be recorded but you will not appear in the footage. By registering and attending you are agreeing that we may record and share this training. ***


This is a 1 hour FREE online session delivered by Support Staffordshire , working in partnership with Staffordshire County Council.

Do you know what mental ill health means?

Would you know how to communicate with someone who is struggling?

Would you like to know how to improve mental wellbeing?

Supportive Communities: Clear about Covid

*** This session will be recorded but you will not appear in the footage. By registering and attending you are agreeing that we may record and share this training. ***


This is a 1 hour FREE online session delivered by Support Staffordshire , working in partnership with Staffordshire County Council.


Clear about Covid: What the guidance means for you, your family and your community

Do you know where to find trustworthy information about Covid-19?

Supportive Communities: Clear about Covid

This is a 1 hour FREE online session delivered by Support Staffordshire , working in partnership with Staffordshire County Council.


Clear about Covid: What the guidance means for you, your family and your community

Do you know where to find trustworthy information about Covid-19?

Are you struggling to make sense of the constant changes to the guidance?

How do you know what’s true when you hear “facts” about testing and vaccinations?

Covid-19 Secure Risk Assessments

This training is funded by Staffordshire County Council. To access this session for FREE you must be a member of Support Staffordshire.  Support Staffordshire reserves the right to charge you for your booking if you are not a member.

FREE places are restricted to TWO per organisation for this session so please check with your organisation before booking.  Additional names can be added to a waiting list.

Befriending Skills

This training is funded by Staffordshire County Council. To access this session for FREE you must be a member of Support Staffordshire.  Support Staffordshire reserves the right to charge you for your booking if you are not a member.


Who should attend:

This course is aimed at staff and volunteers who are providing a befriending service to anyone in the community and wish to gain further knowledge and skills.   It is also suitable for managers and supporting staff.

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