Advocacy & Government Engagement (COVID19)

Representing the sector to government and other stakeholders to manage the impact of the COVID19 pandemic


Latest Covid-19 issues for the sector - 3rd NICVA weekly survey results

NICVA's third weekly Covid-19 survey reveals latest the issues and experiences of sector organisations in the current crisis

Government responds to NICVA calls for flexibility to furlough staff

The Department for Communities has responded positively to NICVA's calls for flexibility to allow sector organisations to furlough staff where posts are part-funded   

COVID-19 and the Impact on Women

In this, the first in a series of 'Insight and Impact' articles,featuring organisations from across the voluntary and community sector,  we explore the impact of the  pandemic on women.

COVID-19 Public Affairs Forum

NICVA hosts first virtual meeting of it's Public Affairs Forum in response to the impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic.

How Covid-19 is affecting you – NICVA weekly survey - Week 2

Below are some key findings from the second of four weekly Covid-19 surveys NICVA is running on how the Covid-19 crisis is affecting sector organisations.  

How Covid-19 is affecting you – NICVA weekly survey

To keep up to date with how the Covid-19 crisis is affecting community and voluntary organisations, NICVA is issuing a weekly survey for four weeks to the heads of our member organisations.  

DfC COVID-19 Community Response Plan

The Department for Communities has produced a COVID-19 Community Response Plan which summarises the range of actions being taken forward by the Department and its partners to enable the community response on the ground to COVID-19.  

Local Community Pharmacy Volunteer Programme offers guidance and support

The Community Development Health Network (CDHN) is providing guidance and support to groups offering volunteering support to community pharmacies 

Raising your Covid-19 questions and concerns with government

Read here how NICVA is putting to government and seeking urgent answers to the many recurring Covid-19-related questions and concerns which voluntary and community organisations have been raising with us.  

How our sector needs supported in the current crisis

Our recent Covid-19 survey reveals the support needs of voluntary and community organisations in the current crisis's picture

Geoff Nuttall

Head of Policy and Public Affairs

Share your COVID-19 support service information

Organisations providing support to people and communities during the COVID-19 emergency can share their service information

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