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Advocating for the Sector


Representing Sunderland's Voluntary Community Sector Since 1973

Our 2020 Vision:

VCAS are dedicated to supporting, promoting and enabling the Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS) in Sunderland and championing their needs. We have been the trusted VOICE of the sector for over 40 years and are passionate about supporting a vibrant, dynamic and healthy sector that will enable voluntary organisations and charities in Sunderland to thrive.

VCAS are working towards a new strategic vision with key partners across the city that include Sunderland City Council, The CCG and Gentoo. We are here to champion your voice and needs in Sunderland.

Let us know what is important to YOU, especially through this current crisis. Keep safe and keep in touch.

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Sunderland VCS Covid-19 News Updates

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – Furloughed Workers If your employer and yourself wish to remain on the payroll, but there is no work a...

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Community Fund Tyne and Wear: The Coronavirus Response and Recovery Fund, will award grants to local charities and community organisati...

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Coronavirus Response and Recovery Fund

Following the news that cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) have now been confirmed in Newcastle and Sunderland, it’s important we all take s...

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Coranavirus - advice for VCSE organisations and Fundraisers
Community and Voluntary Sector Coronavirus Survey

VCAS have summarised the results from the survey that was collected immediately to understand the impact of this current crisis on the VCS in Sunderland.

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Upcoming Events

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VCAS Open Arms Awards 2020
Celebrating Sunderland's VCS Heroes

Voluntary and Community Action Sunderland, 8 Frederick St Sunderland, SR1 1NA, Charity No. 702930, Company No. 01759477

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