Voluntary Sector Representation in Teignbridge
The voluntary and community sector have the right to contribute to discussion and decision-making in those policies and initiatives that impact both in Teignbridge and in the County. One of the main ways of doing this is through partnerships of organisations with an interest in the development of their area. These often focus on themes such as: Healthier and Stronger Communities, Children, Safer Devon, Environment, Housing and Economy.
Teignbridge CVS use the DeVA Voluntary Voice process which aims to develop the voice of the voluntary/community sector in decision-making on local and countywide issues
We also aim to ensure the Voluntary and Community Sector in Teignbridge is aware of, and is enabled to contribute to, consultation opportunities both locally, county-wide and nationally.
Having Your Voice Heard in Live Consultations
We aim to support the Voluntary and Community Sector in having their voice heard in local, county-wide and national consultations.
We regularly add links to live consultations (see right); click on the link (which may be to an external website), to find out more and have your say.
The following websites also list live consultations:
Forums & Networking
Bringing together those delivering services or working in, similar areas, our Forums and Networks help your organisation to be adaptable and to have a voice. You can share experience; benefit from relevant learning opportunities; meet with sector stakeholders; ensure your organisation is up to date with national and local government policy change and consultations that affect your service; and have to potential to form coalitions and partnerships for more effective achievement of your goals.