Training and Workshops

Hackney CVS provides high quality bespoke training for the voluntary and community sector

Our offer

Suicide Prevention Awareness

This 3-hour, interactive session will help people understand the mental health drivers that can cause suicidal thoughts and to recognise the signs that someone may be feeling suicidal early on. The course also provides people the confidence to support other vulnerable people and reduce the risk of a suicide attempt being made.

Date: 17 September 2020 Time: 2.00pm-5.00pm
For further information or to book a place click here

Organisational Development Workshop – Emergency Response

Join our bi-weekly online workshop to discuss the impact of COVID-19 on your organisations, available resources, safeguarding and tips.

Thursdays Time: 11.30am-1.00pm
For further information or to book click here

One-to-one Advice and Support

Hackney CVS offers its members one-to-one appointments for help and advice with fundraising, governance, policies and procedures, safeguarding, DBS checks, monitoring and evaluation, marketing and setting up new community groups.

Not a member yet? Associate membership is free to all voluntary and community sector organisations operating in Hackney. There are a range of benefits including priority booking to events and reduced rates on room hire. Read more:

Training offer in the wider community

Mental Health First Aid training for frontline staff – half-day

This course is aimed at frontline professionals working in Hackney, who regularly come into contact with those most at risk of experiencing poor mental health.

Date: Ongoing
For further information or to book click here.

Wider CVS training offer

The four CVS’s of Hackney, Islington, Redbridge and Tower Hamlets have collaborated to strengthen the training offer to voluntary and community organisations across the East London boroughs of City and Hackney, Redbridge, Barking and Dagenham, Havering, Waltham Forest, Newham and Tower Hamlets.

The offer means that VCSE’s who are members of their local CVS can access free or members rates training.
To find out more about joining your CVS and the training on offer follow the link below:

Tower Hamlets CVS
> click here
Redbridge CVS > click here


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