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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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  • 20 Apr
    Easter Egg Hunt and Tea Party 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM

                                          "EASTER EGG BOLT"
                                             And Tea Party
    With Special Guest
    CLYDE – The Official Mascot of the Games

    With less than 100 days to go until the Games start, 100 Easter Eggs have been hidden close to the Applefield Garden.


  • 24 Apr
    Art in the Gart – Whose Rights? 06:00 PM to 07:00 PM

    An open discussion on human rights, public attitudes and the role of the media in defining our understanding and response to mental ill health.


  • 25 Apr
    GAIN Training: Payday Lending survival pack, Bankruptcy Act and Financial Capability 09:15 AM to 12:20 PM

    The training is appropriate for type 1 and type 2 frontline advisers.


  • 27 Apr
    Scottish Refugee Council – Volunteering Information Session 02:00 PM to 04:00 PM

    The purpose of these afternoons is to advise attendees about the voluntary opportunities that may be available to them within Glasgow.


  • 30 Apr
    NHS North West Health Improvement Networking Event 11:30 AM to 01:30 PM

    If you'd like to find out what Health Improvement do and how you can look at working with us please come along. You'll be able to meet many of our staff, see demonstrations and gather information about the work we do.

    There will be stalls to browse as well as free massage tasters!


    Please can you advise of your attendance at this event, or if you would like more information beforehand, contact: bobby.smith@ggc.scot.nhs.uk 

  • 01 May
    NW ADP Prevention and Education Sub-group Development Session 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM

    The plan for the day is to give everyone opportunity to input into our action plan for the upcoming year and pull together working groups for the following priority areas of work in the NW sector:


  • 01 May
    CHEX National Conference 2014 - Community Led Health Approaches to Tackling Inequality 10:30 AM to 03:30 PM

    Community Health Exchange (CHEX) is inviting community-led health organisations and a nominated partner from a statutory sector agency to attend its free annual conference.

    The emphasis will be on sharing ideas and inspirations to shape the future of community-led health, and members of CHEX's network have agreed to lead workshops to help achieve this. They include Health All Round, North Coast Connection, Stepping Stones and Parents Advisory Group for Education and Socialisation. Paul Gray, Chief Executive of NHS Scotland will attend the afternoon session and will speak and take questions on the change that must occur in statutory services to allow community-led health to play its full part in tackling health inequalities.

    Visit http://www.chex.org.uk/ for more information or click here to book a free place before Friday 25th April.

  • 06 May
    Free Conference -Gender is Everyone's Agenda' 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

    'Gender is Everyone's Agenda' is a FREE conference set around a partnership approach to lead and influence gender-related policy and practice, as it relates to children and young people in Scotland.

    The event will have a diverse range of practical workshops as well as input from keynote speakers and children and young people, and promises to be an interesting and challenging day.

    To find out more and book, click here: http://www.respectme.org.uk/gender-conference.html 

  • 07 May
    Tackling Benefit Sanctions & Food Poverty 02:00 PM to 12:00 AM

    One of the largest causes of the recent increase in food poverty has been has been the ever harshening system of sanctions imposed on benefit claimants.


  • 08 May
    Kinharvie Institute: Supervision Skills for Managers 09:30 AM to 11:30 AM

    All managers have staff supervision responsibilities. Effective supervision develops potential as well as supports and validates the individual as an employee and a person.


  • 04 Jun
    Raising Awareness about Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) 09:30 AM to 12:15 PM

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


  • 27 Jun
    Temple Shafton Project Charity Golf Day 09:00 AM to 12:00 AM

    Package includes Tea /...

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