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Grant to Castle Point Association of Voluntary Services (360G-EssexCF-A415135)

Towards two years running costs of the Befriending Scheme that provides support to older people in Castle Point and Rochford.

£60,000

11 Jul 2016

Grant details
Amount Applied For 0
Amount Awarded 60000
Award Date 2016-07-11T00:00:00+00:00
Beneficiary Location: Country Code GB
Beneficiary Location: Geographic Code E07000069
Beneficiary Location: Geographic Code Type NMD
Beneficiary Location: Name Castle Point
Grant Programme: Code Inactive
Grant Programme: Title The Henry Smith Charity
Impact Category Promote reduction of isolation and disadvantage and access to local services
Last Modified 2019-01-03T00:00:00+00:00
Primary age group Seniors (65+)
Primary beneficiary Older People
Primary ethnicity All Ethnicities
Primary issue Volunteering
Recipient Org: Charity Number 1103968
Recipient Org: Company Number 04856677
Recipient Org: Description CAVS was founded 25 years ago as a non for profit charity. CAVS provide support and services to our community and those most in need and vulnerable in our society. (Age range from pre birth to 104) CAVS' core service is the provision of support and promotion for the voluntary action and has a membership of over 350 local groups. The range of services include advice/guidance around structure, governance and finance. We provide up to date bulletins of local news, activity, events and networking opportunities, as well as hosting several annual community partnership events. CAVS operates a number of Schemes, vital for the local community and surrounding areas including: Befriending - 1,000 volunteers matched with isolated and lonely people since inception. Ways to Wellness - 1,500 people in the past three years supported, providing advice and guidance and signposting to appropriate services. Family Mentoring - Supporting families on a one to one basis who are vulnerable and often in distress. Reablement - This service has assisted 370 people in three years who wish to remain in their home having returned from long term care in hospital. Essex Children and Young Peoples Service - Supporting young people to make positive lifestyle choices.
Recipient Org: Web Address http://www.cavsorg.uk
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