Every November Carers UK raise awareness of Unpaid Carers on Carers Rights Day.  This year, Carer's Rights Day is on 23 November.

Gloucestershire Carer's Hub (GCH) is keen to involve both professionals and Carers in their planning of a series of events they will be organising for Carer's Rights Day 2023. This is to ensure they are raising the profile of Unpaid Carers in Gloucestershire, and that Carers have the opportunity to increase their knowledge of their rights both locally and nationally.

Gloucestershire County Council is recommissioning Youth Support Services in the county for delivery from 1 July 2024.

A competitive tender process will be carried out to seek suppliers that are able to deliver the following integrated statutory and partnership services:

Second Step would like to coordinate a consortium bid to deliver the upcoming Community Advice, Links, and Mental Health Service (CALMHS). Rethink Mental Illness are considering submitting a partnership bid for the upcoming CALMHS tender in Gloucestershire and are hosting a discussion.

Both organisations are organising events this October to discuss the following:

We're pleased to announce the launch of our Small Grants for Workplace Wellbeing fund.

This grant programme has been designed to enable VCSE sector groups & organisations to implement ideas that support employee and/or volunteer wellbeing.

The way Gloucestershire County Council requests professional services to support the interventions of children’s social care is moving towards a framework (the “Access to Resources Framework”).


This week we celebrated 10 years working in partnership and supporting the VCSE sector in Gloucestershire. We would like to thank the sector, our partners & everyone who has supported us over the years.

As we celebrate our 10th anniversary, we thought we'd share a handy infographic (below) documenting some of the work that we do to inform, strengthen and develop the VCSE sector in Gloucestershire. 

Would you like to join an enthusiastic and supportive team who work together to strengthen, support and develop the VCSE sector in Gloucestershire?

Apply to become our Team Administrator today!

We're looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our team and support the growth of Go Volunteer Glos across the county.

It's an exciting time for Go Volunteer Glos (GVG) as we continue to offer a growing level of support to groups & organisations in Gloucestershire looking for volunteers. Our Project Support Officer will work closely with our GVG Manager to help build on the success of the platform. 

We're pleased to announce that free mental health & wellbeing support via The Wellbeing Line is now available for all VCSE sector groups & organisation's across Gloucestershire as of today. 

After a successful 6 month pilot, The Wellbeing Line can now be accessed directly by VCSE sector groups & organisations across the county via their free telephone line. No prior application is required - please spread the word throughout the sector so that anyone needing support can contact The Wellbeing Line if they need to.

We're pleased to welcome the Community Mental Health Transformation Grant to Gloucestershire! The £100,000 fund is now open to applications from VCSE sector groups & organisations supporting Gloucestershire adults who are experiencing serious mental ill-health.