The HUB in Stafford is home to a range of Voluntary and Community Groups, Charities and Social Enterprise. We aim to create an environment that fosters closer collaboration between VCSE organisations to ensure the development of robust, sustainable voluntary sector in Staffordshire. Below is a list of the organisations that make up our community here at the HUB.
The Childhood Cancer Parents Alliance is a union of 38 parent run organisations across the UK who share a mission to improve the lives of families affected by childhood and adolescent cancer. CCPA are a national representative voice; working with local, regional, national and international agencies, we promote awareness, support, research and advocacy that focuses fully on the best interests of children, teenagers, young adults and their families.
A Child Of Mine offers help to bereaved parents and their families by providing accurate, up to date practical information and guidance after the death of a child, ensuring professional bereavement services are improved through the experience of other bereaved families, and by designing and delivering more direct services to families after the death of a child, including financial assistance, support and practical advice.
Here 2 Hear
Here2Hear are a non-profit organisation offering confidential support to anyone via email and live messenger to those experiencing difficulties.
HomeStart helps families with young children deal with whatever life throws at them. Supporting parents as they learn to cope, improve their confidence and build better lives for their children. The benefits of this support include improved health and well-being and better family relationships.
“Our project aims; To build a new ‘Patriot’ steam locomotive to the original Sir Henry Fowler parallel boiler design, capable of running on the mainline.To create the new Royal British Legion Endorsed National Memorial engine, named ‘The Unknown Warrior’. To be complete in time for the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice in 2018.”
New Directions Support is a registered charity set up to provide day opportunities and activities for adults (18 years +), who have disabilities, and who live in and around the town of Stafford in the UK.
“We are a charity that provides information, advocacy and advice services across England, offering direct and local support via Professionals and Volunteers. Our independent, free services reach individuals struggling with particular challenges in their lives.Advocacy means enabling your voice to be heard, speaking for you when you can’t and supporting you when you can. Advocacy is about supporting, enabling, and empowering you to express your views and concerns and access information and services where needed.”
“Imagine what it’s like to flee your home in fear. To arrive in a new country with nothing but your life. You’ve survived. But how will you live? At Refugee Action, we help refugees who’ve survived some of the world’s worst regimes. We get them the basic support they need to live again with dignity. Then we help them build safe, happy and productive lives in the UK. At Refugee Action, we help refugees who’ve lost everything to live again.”
“We help veterans and service personnel, and their families, in the local community and we rely on public donations to continue our work. Our commitment is to provide support with experienced, non-judgemental and friendly advice, as well as a variety of practical services which cover a range of social, family and financial issues.”
Getting People Into Work. For Good. Standguide are a recruitment and training company that meets the needs of employers looking to recruit and train their staff. Support for individuals who are looking for work or need advice, guidance and training. They aim to enhance people’s lives and give them a better future, delivering across a number of Prime back to work programmes including Jobcentre Plus Support Contract, New Deal and the Work Programme.
Younger Mind, part of North Staffs Mind, offer emotional support to young people aged up to 18 years who live in Stafford, Stoke-on-Trent and North Staffordshire including the Staffordshire Moorlands. They support young people who are experiencing emotional difficulties including family arguments, bullying, feeling anxious, worried about sexuality, abuse and neglect, self-harming behaviour and much more.
Do you want to be part of our Community?
Are you interested in being a tenant? If you are interested in renting an office in Staffordshire’s community resource centre The HUB, please contact our facilities Manager on 0300 303 8606, alternatively please click here to get in touch.