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West and Central Voluntary Sector Network (WCVSN)

WCAVSN is a member organisation of small and medium voluntary sector providers in the West Area of Glasgow.

The Network works to provide advice, information and training to the voluntary sector and supports organisations to engage with the West and Central & West Community Planning Partnerships.

A key function of the Network is to facilitate the flow of information from key partners to the voluntary sector thereby enabling voluntary organisations to participate effectively in these new structures and ultimately to secure the best possible outcomes for the people who access their service

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  • 30 Nov
    Midsummer Market 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

    Visit the Trongate area of Glasgow on Saturday 21st June and buy beautiful, high quality products made by people who care! The Midsummer market is hosted by Beyond the Finish Line in association with Run Native, an online market place by social enterprise for social enterprises.


  • 15 Sep
    DRC Generations AGM – All welcome 07:00 PM to 12:00 AM

    This years DRC Generations Annual General Meeting will take place on Monday 15th September 7pm at 98-102 Kingsway, Scotstoun, G14 9YS - All Welcome!


  • 18 Sep
    Health and social care integration 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM

    Date: Thursday 18 September
    Time: 10.00am – 4.00pm (9.30 registration)
    Location: The Albany Learning and Conference Centre, 44 Ashley Street, Glasgow G3 6DS


  • 21 Sep
    Big Music Project - Age 14-24 - Want to work in music… 11:00 AM to 07:30 PM

    Find out what your future sounds like at The Big Music Project LIVE in Glasgow on Sunday 21st September at The Arches 11am - 7.30pm.

    Tickets are free and can be booked at the following link; https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-big-music-project-live-in-glasgow-tickets-12320863033

    The place to be if you're after a job in A&R / Hair & Makeup / Sound / Lighting / Video / Set Designing / Radio / Digital / Fashion OR want to make it as a performer

    The Big Music Project Live is coming to Glasgow to help YOU get that first foot in the door.


    • Plan B reveals tricks of the trade
    • The chance to perform live on stage with the BRIT School Band
    • Info on how to find yourself a manager or become one yourself
    • Networking opportunities with industry insiders
    • Learn to remix or record the perfect vocal
    • Plus live music from special guests throughout the day
    • Music. People. Possibilities

    (Under 14's must attend with a chaperone who is over 18)

    Please contact Jo Donaldson for more information - alternatively if you would like to sign up as a group Jo can give you a group code to make the process easier!

    0141 276 1330 (X20745)


  • 23 Sep
    Are you concerned about online access & support for people affected by welfare reform 03:15 PM to 05:15 PM

    Welfare Tracker

    Tracking the impact of Welfare Reform in Glasgow

    Are you concerned about online access & support for people affected by Welfare Reform?

    Tuesday 23rd September 2014 at The Albany

    3.15pm - 5.15pm

    Find out how Glasgow Life might support your work

    Hear how services across the city are responding

    Contribute to Glasgow's strengthening voice about the impact of reforms on our communities and services

    To book a place email lynn.law@gcvs.org.uk or phone 0141 332 2444

  • 03 Oct
    Raising awareness about Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) 09:30 AM to 12:30 PM

    Raising awareness about Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)
    9.30am – 12.30pm Friday 3rd October 2014

    This information session is open to all and will be of interest to a range of services including health visiting, homelessness, mental health, education, youth services and refugee and asylum support.

    Discussion will include definitions, causes, possible health impact, legislation, why it is an issue for Scotland and services and resources.


  • 06 Oct
    Surviving Childhood Sexual Abuse; Mind and Body Conference 01:00 PM to 05:30 PM

    Monday, 6th October 2014
    1pm – 5.30pm
    The Grand Central Hotel
    99 Gordon Street,
    Glasgow, G1 3SF

    In this year of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, SAY Women are taking the opportunity to explore the impact of childhood sexual abuse on the health and wellbeing of survivors. They are delighted to announce that Sarah Nelson and Norma Howes will be contributing to the discussion about what barriers survivors experience in relation to health and wellbeing and workshops will explore best practice and new, creative approaches.

    Booking packs will be available from Monday, 1st September 2014.

    For more information please contact SAY Women on 0141 552 5803 or email enquiries@say-women.co.uk

  • 11 Oct
    Cancer Support Scotland Big Fun Run 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

    Big Fun Run at Bellahouston Park 


  • 23 Oct
    Joint SDLA/EHRC Conference: A Level Playing Field - Discrimination Law in 2014 09:15 AM to 04:00 PM

    Scottish Discrimination Law Association in partnership with the Equality and Human Rights Commission

    A Level Playing Field?
    Discrimination Law in 2014

    Thursday 23 October 2014
    9.15am for 10.00am – 4pm
    Hilton Hotel, 1 William Street, Glasgow, G3 8HT


    Discrimination and the Burden of Proof: A game of two halves - Caspar Glyn QC, Cloisters

    Age Discrimination: Coming of Age? - Richard O'Dair, 36 Bedford Row

    Tribunal Fees: What's Happening? - Jonathan Mitchell QC, Arnot Manderson Advocates

    Issues in Goods and Services Claims - Catherine Casserley, Cloisters

    Racism: Football's Response -Tony Higgins, Vice President World Players' Union

    Scottish Women in Sport – Kayleigh Grieve, Scottish Women in Sport

    Beyond the Games - Equality in Sport - Alastair Pringle, Director EHRC Scotland

    For information on costs and booking to attend, docdownload SDLA/EHRC Conference Flyer

  • 29 Oct
    Huntington's Disease Workshop 02:00 PM to 04:30 PM

    29th October, 2pm to 4.30pm
    St Margaret of Scotland Hospice
    East Barns Street
    G81 1EG

    Scottish Huntington's Association will be holding a workshop to provide an overview of Huntington's Disease.

    The workshop is for all staff who work in health and social care services.

    This workshop will look at what Huntington's Disease is...

    Who does Huntington's Disease affect?
    What impact does the disease have on individuals and their families?
    What difficulties do people with Huntington's Disease experience?
    How is Huntington's Disease managed?
    What coping strategies do people with Huntington's Disease use?

    The workshop consists of presentation and participation in group exercises and discussion.

    This Course is free for NHS, Local Authority and Voluntary Sector staff. Otherwise an attendance fee of £20 applies.

    For full Workshop details, download docxflyer

  • 30 Oct
    The State of Social Justice - Community development in a post referendum world 10:00 AM to 04:00 PM

    The State of Social Justice - Community development in a post referendum world


  • 08 Nov
    Celebrating 60 Years of Care 10:00 AM to 01:00 PM

  • 10 Nov
    The Big Ambition 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

    Addaction - The Big Ambition 


  • 10 Nov
    The Big Ambition 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

    Addaction - The Big Ambition 


30 Nov - 18 Sep
21 Sep - 24 Sep
03 Oct - 11 Oct
23 Oct - 30 Oct
08 Nov - 11 Nov