APAS – Advice for Alcohol & Drug Problems (APAS) is an independent provider of all kinds of services designed to reduce the harm alcohol causes to individuals, families and the communities they live in.


Bassetlaw Community and Voluntary Service (BCVS) – aims to encourage: community initiatives and involvement; community information and networking and offers help to local organisations.

Broxtowe Borough Council


charitytraining.com – Charity Training

City + Guilds – City & Guilds offers a range of qualifications contributing to the Government’s Skills for Life strategy. They offer qualifications for both Skills for Life learners and practitioners.

Connexions – the advice and guidance service for all 13 to 19 year olds


Domestic Violence – Equation (formerly Nottinghamshire Domestic Violence Forum) provides support to peoplewho are/have  experienced domestic violence.


Excellence Gateway – The Excellence Gateway is an online portal for staff in the further education and skills sector packed with resources to support teaching and learning and leadership and management.


Framework – Framework is a large charity in Nottinghamshire working with homeless and vulnerable people.

Funding Flash – the Focus on Funding Online Information and Resources Site.


Guidestar UK – The first place to look for comprehensive information about every charity. Back to top


Helping Hands Community Trust – is to serve, empower, enable, advise and assist people in resolving social problems and meeting needs arising from deprivation and poverty.

HOPE ‘creating possibilities’HOPE (for the homeless) are dedicated to the relief of hardship and distress of homeless persons through the provision of friendship, practical assistance, material help and hope.


MBF– The Mentoring and Befriending Foundation (MBF) is the national strategic body for mentoring and befriending, offering support to practitioners and organisations throughout the sector.


NCCL Galleries of Justice – the Galleries of Justice with a focus on “Keeping kids away from crime and ot of prison”.

NCVS – enabling the voluntary sector to contribute to the social, economic and community development of Nottingham.

Newark and Sherwood CVS – provides a strategic base from which a network of services branch out across the district.

NLT – National Literacy Trust.

NOCN – The National Open College Network (NOCN) is the UK’s foremost provider of accreditation services for adult learning.  NOCN is a recognised national qualification awarding body and is the central organisation for 23 Open College Networks (OCNs) based across the UK.

NRDC – National Research Development Centre for adult literacy, language and numeracy.


Open Minds – A group for disabled people that attempts to take the dis out of disabled by providing social activities and member driven projects.


Parent Partnership Service – Parent Partnership Service believes all children, young persons and their families have the right to a positive educational and life experience.

Postcode Finder – Royal Mail Postcode and address Finder Back to top


QIA – Quality Improvement Agency, Support for Success Quality Improvement Programme. Back to top


RCVS – Rushcliffe Council for Voluntary Service.

RNIB – Royal National Institute of the Blind helping you live with sight loss. Back to top


SEEM – development agency for social enterprises in the east midlands. Back to top


The Centre for Economic & Social Inclusion is an independent, not-for-profit organisation working with Government, the voluntary sector, business and trade unions to promote social justice and tackle disadvantage.

Tutor Hunt – Free service for both tutors and students to locate each other.


WEA – The UK’s largest voluntary provider of adult learning.