Blackburn with Darwen Community & Voluntary Service (BwDCVS) works with new and existing organisations to provide services within the Voluntary, Community & Faith Sector (VCFS). Blackburn with Darwen CVS also identifies gaps in the provision of services and works with other agencies to develop new services or encourages existing agencies to extend their services. Advice is offered on constitutional, financial, organisational and legal issues. BWDCVS staff offer development support to individual organisations.
Support & representation
Individual members of CVS staff offer support to organisations during their negotiations with possible funding bodies, during complaints procedures or when recruiting staff. If we cannot help we can usually refer the organisation to someone who can.
CVS brings VCFS organisations together to discuss issues of common concern and to avoid duplication of effort. CVS can also bring VCFS and statutory agencies together to encourage a …