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  • NHS charge notices for prescriptions for claimants on Universal Credit
    January 12, 2018
    There has been an increasing number of reports that claimants receiving Universal Credit, and are entitled to free prescriptions through the NHS, have been receiving penalty notices stating that they have incorrectly claimed free prescriptions. Some of the penalty charges have been as much as £150....
  • The UK Civil Society Almanac 2017
    September 12, 2017
    NCVO have released the The UK Civil Society Almanac 2017 The UK Civil Society Almanac draws together trends, facts and information from NCVO’s own research programme, plus the latest available data from government surveys, academic research, and research by voluntary organisations. Now in it’...
  • Young Carers in Devon receive a double funding boost!
    August 17, 2017
    TTVS is delighted to announce it has been awarded two major grants worth over half a million pounds that will improve the lives of young carers aged 5-24 in Devon. TTVS is a Bideford based charity who have been providing a range of services to vulnerable people In Torridge for 29 years. Their Volunt...
  • Adult Safeguarding – Updated Information
    July 31, 2017
    At our recent Volunteers Managers Forum, Steve Dixon, from Devon Safeguarding Adults Board, delivered a workshop on Safeguarding Adult Awareness.  Covering changes from the Care Act 2014 including terms, definitions, types of abuse and reporting. There is a lot of information available to help grou...
  • Youth Work in Devon, Small Grant Fund
    June 2, 2017
    The Small Grants Fund is administered on behalf of Devon County Council by space*, under the banner of ‘Youth Work In Devon’, a partnership with VOYC: as such all groups must be registered with VOYC and meet the following criteria to qualify. In order to be eligible, the majority of the young pe...