Borrowbrook Home Link
Charity that works to combat isolation and social exclusion amongst older people living in and around the villages of Ockbrook and Borrowash between Derby and Nottingham. It organises regular lunch clubs, chair-based exercise and basic computer skills classes, as well as home visits by volunteer befrienders and a bereavement service.
Derbyshire Gypsy Liaison Group
Provides assistance and information to the Gypsy community in and around Derbyshire; includes details of their projects and activities, news, information about their publications, health resources, and a photo archive celebrating Gypsy heritage.
Derbyshire Safeguarding Children Board (DSCB)
A multi agency forum working to ensure that children and young people are kept safe and have their needs met. Describes their role and provides information and guidance for children and young people, and parents and carers.
High Peak CVS (Council for Voluntary Service)
Supports the development of voluntary and community organisations by providing advice, services, information, training, facilities, and identifying funding; includes news, resources, and a directory of groups.
Peaks & Dales Advocacy
An independent organisation providing a free advocacy service for older people, people with mental health problems, and people with learning difficulties. Describes their service, with details of volunteer opportunities.
Rural Action Derbyshire -
A county-wide organisation supporting people in rural communities, villages and market towns, particularly to set up community facilities and maintain essential rural services. Provides an overview of their activities, projects, and priorities.
South Derbyshire CVS
A Council for Voluntary Service, working with community groups, voluntary organisations and individuals to improve the quality of life in the area; describes their services and resources.
Third Sector Support for Derbyshire (3D)
Provides support for third sector voluntary and community organisations in Derby and Derbyshire. Includes news, details of projects and research, and a directory of support resources.
A guide to Well Dressing in the Derbyshire tradition; includes a calendar, and background reading on the history of this folk celebration.