Nene Valley Community Action
Nene Valley Community Action is a registered charity (charity no. 1130024) and company limited by guarantee (company no. 06796429).
Mission statement - "Listening to Communities". Nene Valley Community Action provides services that develop opportunities, supports and builds capacity, enables and helps people and communities to achieve positive outcomes.
They provide a range of services including:
Local infrastructure support services to local groups across Wellingborough including training, policies, volunteer brokerage, funding support, advice & information and a weekly ebulletin.
Providing family Carers with a break from their caring role on a countywide basis. Breaks will include short activities, training and learning. Active members of the countywide Carers Partnership.
A DBS (disclosure & barring) umbrella body service offered nationally.
School of Life, an intergenerational project bringing older and younger people together to exchange skills and experiences across East Northants & Wellingborough. Funded by the Lottery this is a partnership arrangement with South Northants Volunteer Bureau and Voluntary Impact Northamptonshire.
Home@lone Befriending service – providing trained volunteer Befrienders to support elderly/isolated people in the community with a weekly visit.
Purple Pet Power– ensuring much loved pets are cared for by caring and checked volunteers if their lone parent is admitted to hospital in an emergency situation.
CEO of NVCA is a voluntary sector representative on the County Council Health, Adult Care & Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee.