A strong and visible Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise sector

Be part of the first Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Forum meeting on 22nd May! Register now!

Are you part of a Voluntary organisation, Community group or Social Enterprise in Worcestershire? 

Are you working towards helping residents in Worcestershire to be happier and healthier? 

Would you welcome the opportunity to share anecdotal information about the people you work with and talk about how together we can improve services? 

Join us and learn how together we can make this happen! 

10am to 12 noon | 22nd May | Lyppard Hub, Worcester, WR4 0DZ

What is the Worcestershire VCSE Alliance Forum? 

Worcestershire VCSE Alliance Forum will be a membership of VCSE organisations that are committed to working together to help make Worcestershire a better and healthier place to live and work.. The aim of the Alliance Forum is to create a unified and stronger voice for the VCSE sector, developing ways to work more effectively with public sector partners and within the Integrated Care System (ICS).The first Forum meeting will be held on May 22nd. There will be 3 meetings each year.

ICS partners will be invited to future Forum meetings, providing you with the opportunity to speak directly to commissioners and decision makers. In addition, a key priority of the Alliance is to actively communicate your feedback from the Forum to the relevant ICS partner.  

At the May Forum meeting you can learn more about : 

  • How the Alliance is working towards its aim of promoting a strong and visible VCSE sector working collaboratively to deliver excellent services that is aligned to need.” A showcase of the exciting progress made to date! 
  • How the Alliance works with Representatives from the VCSE sector to communicate and influence at strategic level 
  • How to become a Forum Member and the benefits of joining this group 

And of course, this is an ever-valuable chance to connect with VCSE peers from across the county over tea and biscuits! 

Registration is essential and closes on Monday 20th May at 12 noon. Each person attending should complete this form. To allow for widest participation we ask that each organisation is represented by a maximum of 2 people. 

You may be wondering… 

Does my organisation need to be an Alliance Forum Member to attend the meeting on the 22nd May? 

At the first Forum Meeting we will welcome organisations of all shapes and sizes to learn more about the VCSE Alliance and what it means to be a Forum Member. Future meetings will be open only to those registered as an Alliance Forum Member. 

How can my organisation become an Alliance Forum Member? 

Any organisation that shares in the Alliance vision is welcome to apply to become a member. Details of how to apply will be made available at the first Forum Meeting and via worcsalliance.com following 22nd May. In the meantime, feel free to express an interest here to receive the application details directly, after 22nd May. 

If you have any questions, please email enquiries@worcsalliance.org

The Alliance was set up to support Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise (VCSE) organisations to become partners within the Integrated Care System (ICS) in the delivery of improvements in health and wellbeing and reducing inequalities. VCSE organisations play a critical role within local health and care systems both as service providers, as vehicles for community engagement and giving a voice to people and communities. You can learn more about the work that has been taking place over the past 18 months to establish the Worcestershire VCSE Alliance.