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Good Neighbour Scheme

Good Neighbour Schemes are set up in local communities and are groups with a bank of volunteers who want to help their neighbours and other local people on a regular or occasional basis.  The people who need support may include those who are elderly, infirm, disabled or anyone who is isolated for a whole variety of reasons.

ONLINE TRAINING: 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.


Trustees week – get involved!

Trustees are often the unsung heroes of charities and groups everywhere so each year we celebrate them nationally.  This year trustees week is 2nd – 6th November and if you are one of the UK’s million trustees, here’s what is in store for you!

We have had a very challenging year and you will undoubtedly have had to deal with all kinds of problems.  Trustee recruitment may well be near the top of your to-do list as cope with the demands thrust upon you in an increasingly stressful world. So you might like to join us at one of our events: