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Covid Community Support
Voluntary Organisations, charities and local community groups have come together to provide valuable services to our residents during this period. Please click here to see details of key providers
Teignbridge CVS and Coastal Youth Action highlighted in national #HeartOfOurCommunity video
On Friday 8 August NAVCA ‘Zoom-launched’ their #HeartOfOurCommunity video.  They were overwhelmed with the response when they put a call out through CVSs nationally to take part and a short clip
Mental Health, Housing and Financial Guide for Veterans
Lily has contacted the CVS to provide GUIDANCE for Veterans; “my Grandad told me it is not uncommon for veterans to be struggling mentally and financially after they leave the forces, so I thought I
Report: VCSE Teignbridge & S.Devon After Covid-19
Teignbridge CVS has collected information from voluntary and community groups operating across South Devon on the impact of Covid-19 on their services and how they are looking to the future for their
Key Training and Webinars for Volunteer Managers during Covid-19
Volunteering Matters, NCVO and NAVCA have brought their training resources together for those supporting and managing volunteers in their organisations during Covid-19.  You can find the library of
NHS Volunteers – Self Referral and Voluntary Sector Referral
NHS Volunteer Responders: self referral and becoming an approved referrer NHS Volunteer Responders service is now open for self referral. If somebody needs additional support with tasks such as
Protecting Personal Data: COVID-19 Activities
This Advice for Protecting Personal Data during Covid is produced to support Groups and Organisations in meeting the Data
Supporting our Community with Food and Meals
This page is currently being updated. please check back again soon for more information ( 18.08.2020) Guidance for Groups and Charities offering food here Donate to Support Hot Food Delivery to
Payment Methods for Volunteers
A number of national organisations are offering advice on payment methods, find information: NAVCA provides a range of advice NCVO provides the following advice: If someone is self-isolating and
OUR STORIES: hear from Community Groups on their Covid-19 Activities
HELPING DAWLISH is a collaboration of the Town Council and 12 other organisations in the parish of Dawlish to help people find the information and services they need during the current pandemic. 
Volunteers and Volunteering Guidance
Insurance and volunteering (NCVO) Insurance for volunteers is not a requirement in UK law, however it can be useful where there is a risk of harm to volunteers or the public. Here are some things
Supporting Pets and Dog-walking during COVID-19 Crisis
Action Together shared an infographic from the Canine and Feline Sector Group around pet services during these times. It was also noted that the national food parcels for the shielded group will not
Stay Scam Aware; advice from Trading Standards
Mutual Aid Groups Teignbridge
Across the country, people are organising into informal groups of volunteers in response to the COVID-19 outbreak in order to help and support people in their local area. These groups are called