Supporting the Voluntary and Community Sector through the COVID-19 pandemic
Latest COVID-19 Articles and Information
How is shielding affecting people and those supporting them? The Patient Client Council wants to find out.
Today's chat with Maura Brooks from Derrytresk Community and Chair of the Youth and Community Group highlights some of the important voluntary work going on in the Community supporting people's mental and physical well-being.
On 29 May 2020 the Chancellor announced changes to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) which contained some key dates relating to furloughing workers as outlined below.
COVID-19 has meant that many older and vulnerable people and carers are now more socially isolated than ever. A dedicated cohort of volunteers in Newry Mourne and Down are breaking the silence, and talking to those who have no-one to talk to.
South West Age Partnership (SWAP) talk to NICVA about keeping older people active and connected during lockdown
I was delighted to catch a few minutes with Barry Monteith to have a chat about the amazing efforts of people in the Dungannon area who are rallying around supporting and encouraging their friends and neighbours.
New and existing volunteers, local and national businesses have been supporting community groups to get the essentials during lockdown.
Read the latest update from our Chief Executive, Seamus McAleavey, on the issues relevant to voluntary and community organisations.
The Charity Commission has published guidance for charity trustees of smaller charities experiencing financial difficulties due to COVID-19 emergency.
NICVA has been gathering and seeking answers to the questions you have been posing to Government in the current Covid-19 emergency. Read the latest answers here.
The Coronavirus Statutory Sick Pay Rebate Scheme was one of the first support measures announced by the Government and the HMRC online claims portal is now live.
This short article reflects upon the Community response to Covid-19 in Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council Area.
By NICVA 22 May 2020 Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council (COVID19 Response)
Monkstown Boxing Club is no ordinary boxing club. It had been using sport to deliver innovative programmes to young people in the area before Covid-19 struck.
Read the latest update from our Chief Executive, Seamus McAleavey, on the issues facing voluntary and community organisations.
The much anticipated £15.5M Covid-19 government funding package has received Executive approval and will launch shortly
COVID has brought many challenges for the community development sector across NI. For Foyle Women's Information Network their work to keep women across the North West connected continues.
Due to the current disruptions resulting from the impact of COVID19 on our workplaces and working practices, the Equality Commission is asking that employers submit the annual monitoring return when it is practicable to do so.
EASILINK Community Transport: "We care about people and connecting them to the services that they need"
When lockdown began back in mid-March, Easilink Community Transport realised very quickly that even though they couldn’t take their clients to the services they needed – they could take some services to them.
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