Useful links

Below is a list of links to other local and national organisations that you may find useful. Clicking on a link will open that site in a new window.

www.navca.org.ukNational Association for Voluntary & Community Action

: the national voice of local third sector infrastructure in England

www.ncvo-vol.org.ukNational Council for Voluntary Organisations

: giving voice and support to civil society

www.charitycommission.gov.uk - Charity Commission

: The regulator for Charities in England and Wales

www.wirralcouncil.gov.ukWirral Borough Council

: Wirral’s Local Authority

www.wirrallinkforum.org.uk - Wirral Link Forum

: The Link Forum is an independent body that plays an active role in influencing the shape and delivery of services in Wirral for children, young people and families. It ensures that the voice of Voluntary, Community and Faith organisations working with children, young people and families is heard, that its partnership with statutory services is formally recognised and promoted and that information sharing between the Sectors is encouraged and proactive.

www.companieshouse.gov.ukCompanies House

: the foundation of company information exchange in the UK

www.communitymatters.org.ukCommunity Matters

: the national federation for community organisations

www.unity.uk.comUnity Trust Bank

: banking advice for charities, social enterprises and industrial provident societies

www.wired.me.uk - Wirral Information Resource for Equality and Disability (WIRED)

: an organisation of and for disabled people and carers that provides a range of services to people, acts as an umbrella organisation for other local disability groups and promotes the inclusion of disabled people into society.

www.wirralchange.org.ukWirral Change

: a black and racial minorities outreach service

www.homestartwirral.co.uk - Home-Start Wirral

: offer home-based friendship and support to families on Wirral as part of a wider network of Home-Start schemes nationally and internationally.

www.wirralcab.org.ukWirral Citizens Advice Bureau

: deliver free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities.

www.aiw.org.uk - Advocacy in Wirral

: offer advice, support and representation to people in Wirral with mental health problems.

www.ageconcernwirral.org - Age Concern Wirral

: working with and for older people in Wirral, promoting their well-being and helping to make later life a fulfilling and enjoyable experience.

www.involvenorthwest.org.uk - Involve North West (formerly Tranmere Alliance)

: encourage local people to address issues affecting them in a positive and constructive manner, also achieving this through the provision of a range of services in response to local and government needs.

www.wirralalcohol.co.uk - Wirral Help and Alcohol Treatment (WHAT?)

: Wirral's alcohol website - see "Further help and Advice" pages for useful numbers

www.forumhousing.co.uk - Forum Housing Association

: specialist provider of supported accommodation to young people aged 16 - 25 years.

www.compactvoice.org.ukCompact Voice

: the voice of the voluntary sector in England, in matters relating to the Compact between the government and voluntary sector to ensure better working.

www.volunteeringwirral.co.uk - Volunteering Wirral

: an independent, comprehensive borough-wide service for volunteers and volunteer involving organisations.

www.volunteering.org.uk - Volunteering England

: works to support and increase the quality, quantity, impact and accessibility of volunteering throughout England.

www.do-it.org.uk - The National Volunteering Database