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Welcome to One Camden

OneCamden is a new portal to help you access Voluntary and Community Sector support in Camden.  Find support to help you volunteer, or find volunteers; support for your voluntary organisation (from charity registration to Community Accountancy); or get advice on starting a Social Enterprise.  There are links and resources on this site and links to […]

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Mapping Data, Networking the City

This is a short blog about some attempts in London to look at using digital, data, ideas around the network broadly for social good in civil society – partly stimulated by the Way Ahead report. I’ll try not to bore you – but hold out for the end because there’s a surprise coming courtesy of […]

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VAC AGM “The Future of Health and Social Care”

Monday 13th February 2017. 5.30 pm to 8 pm. Arlington Conference Centre, 220 Arlington Road, London NW1 7HE. The future of health and social care services is of interest to many Camden residents. The contribution of the voluntary and community sector to the delivery of health and social care services is changing and the sector […]

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‘Demonstrating Our Resilience’ Voluntary Action Camden’s AGM

Tuesday 1st December 2015. 5.30pm – 8pm Arlington Conference Centre, Camden. Come and take part in a debate on what the role of the voluntary and community sector is, or could be, in building resilience and the support that people need to make things happen. Ciaran Price, Director of Policy (Directory of Social Change) will […]

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Trustees’ Week Event

‘Piggy in the Middle – Can Trustees Please Everyone? Wednesday 4th November 6.00 to 7.30pm. This round table discussion raises the issue of the multiple pressures that Trustees feel. The staff, users and funders all seem to have strong views on how trustees should be doing their job. Add to this a recent increase in […]

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Camden Consultation Now Live – Have Your Say at Consultation Events

Camden Council’s Voluntary and Community Sector Consultation is currently live. You can find out more information about the consultation, including how to submit your responses by clicking on this link here. The deadline for responses is Wednesday 4th November 2015 at 5pm. We are also running three events as part of the consultation. Mon 12 […]

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Camden Community Festivals Fund

The fund is to sustain and develop Camden’s rich culture, its strong communities and dynamic partnerships by supporting quality, creative events, projects and activities. This year the fund is managed by Voluntary Action Camden (VAC). Applications are welcome for grants of £200 to £5000 for: Small-scale events with a capacity of under 500 people, the […]

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Ageing Better in Camden, funded by the Big Lottery, will be advertising tenders for contracts from January 2015:

The following tenders for contracts will be advertised from January 2015: · Community Connectors (volunteers support isolated older people to re-engage with their local communities) · Intergenerational Projects · Men’s Projects · Digital Inclusion Projects (tablet training) · Evaluation of the Programme · LGBT Asset Based Community Development · Other aspects of the programme including […]

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Impact of Climate Change in Camden, 5th December

A FREE event organised by VAC, NCVO and ClimateUK Aimed at all organisations with users, members, service users in Camden. An exciting opportunity for Camden organisations to consider the practical impacts on our organisations of climate change. We aim to gather a mix of frontline and policy staff from small and medium organisations across Camden […]

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Trustees’ Week

Trustees’ Week is an annual event to showcase the great work that trustees do and highlight opportunities for people from all walks of life to get involved and make a difference. This year Trustees’ Week 2014 is 10–16 November.  To celebrate Trustees’ Week in Camden VAC will be hosting two short evening events specially for […]

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Big Lottery Fund grants Camden partnership £4.5 million over 6 years for partnership programme to support isolated older people

Age UK Camden has been awarded £4,494,248 by the Big Lottery Fund over 6 years for Ageing Better in Camden (ABC), a partnership programme to support 11,800 socially isolated older people across the borough. The work will include borough-wide services and also more focussed neighbourhood work in Kilburn, St Pancras/Somers Town, Regents Park (West Euston), […]

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