Guide Useful support and links for community groups

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1. Support in East Devon

Westbank

Westbank have been commissioned to provide the following to all East Devon's community Coronavirus efforts:

  • Support with good practice (e.g. DBS checking under new Coronavirus regulations) and safe ways of working with volunteers and / or those relying on volunteers to deliver service, or to meet needs.
  • Providing guidance relating to all aspects of volunteering and utilising volunteers.
  • Helping to promote volunteering opportunities.
  • Support with funding applications.

If you're a town or parish council, community group, voluntary group, East Devon not for profit organisation that's supporting your community through the Coronavirus situation, feel free to get in touch with them. You can contact them by:

Community buildings 

If you are a village hall or community building, contact Devon Communities Together for expert advice. 

Town or parish council

As well as contacting Westbank, as above, you can get support from Devon Communities Together

Sports and activity groups

If you're a sports / activity group Active Devon may be able to help you. 

Government guidance

Guidance produced by the Government to help you enable safe and effective volunteering.