Community Impact Haringey

Community Impact Haringey

We provide practical support to help you build your organisation’s capacity in a number of ways. We can help you to get started on your project, increase your impact, help you with funding applications and connect with others in the community through events and networking. 

Get in touch

We are ready to listen to your needs and respond quickly and flexibly to help address them. If you are a Voluntary, Community and Faith Sector organisation in Haringey, please get in touch… [email protected] | 020 3912 6919

The VCS Support Team

The Bridge Renewal Trust and Haringey Council are working in partnership to grow the support that’s available for the Voluntary, Community and Faith Sectors in Haringey. Find out more here

This section provides you with information, practical tools, guidance, and other resources to support you and your work in the community.

Voluntary and Community Sector Forum

VCS Forum dates for 2022

 2 – 3.30pm, every third Thursday of the month.

  • 20 January 2022
  • 24 February 2022
  • 17 March 2022
  • 21 April 2022
  • 19 May 2022
  • 16 June 2022
  • 21 July 2022
  • 18 August 2022 (To be confirmed)
  • 15 September 2022
  • 20 October 2022
  • 17 November 2022 (To be confirmed)
  • 15 December 2022
VCS Forum notes and key action points

Addressing inequalities, racism and discrimination

We have started to gather some relevant resources to help to address inequalities, racism, and discrimination, including information to support you with governance, board representation, protecting your staff and ensuring equity in all services you deliver.

Click here to access these resources

Resources to support your funding applications

The majority of funding applications will require applicants to detail the need for their project or service in the area in which they hope to operate. To help you do this, there are three resources below which set out key information about Haringey and its residents which can be used to help support bids for external funding:

Charities & COVID-19

Find below key links from GOV.UK with guidance for charities.

Safeguarding policies and procedures

The Green Book - Policy & Procedures for Voluntary, Community, Faith and Private Organisations

Organisations that do not currently have their own policies and procedures can use this document to create their own or can adopt this Green Book as their policy and procedures. By adopting these procedures, your organisation agrees to be committed to implementing these procedures so that everyone understands and accepts their responsibilities to safeguard children from harm and abuse. Click here for more information about The Green Book

Safeguard adults

Download here policy template for safeguarding adults. More information can be found at Haringey Safeguarding Adults Board (SAB) | Haringey Council

Understanding Safeguarding Training

Basic Safeguarding Awareness Training is available, where you can learn more about the different kinds of abuse and self-neglect. Access training here

Safeguarding under new circumstances

Find below resources to help you update your policies and procedures during COVID

Other resources

Community News Bulletin 

The Community News Bulletin is Haringey’s weekly update for the Voluntary, Community and Faith Sectors.

See previous newsletters