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.
“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 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.
This association was set up to provide accommodation and support services to individuals who are at risk of homelessness. Their main aim is to provide high quality housing options, deliver holistic housing services and offer individuals a pathway into employment, training and advice.
Designed to support those deemed NEET or at risk of becoming so, NU-Futures in partnership with APM (Advanced Personnel Management) and Learn by Design offers a flexible blend of education, employability and personal skills, delivered by one of the UK’s leading providers of youth-based employment provision.
Do you want to be part of our Community?
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