Resources & Links


Statistics.

The resources below are for local voluntary and community organisations, charities and social enterprises. You can use the sites referred to in these links to find statistics relating to the local area.

Statistics from neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk

Health profiles, information and statistics from Camden Primary Care Trust. This site covers health, life expectancy and deprevation.

Camden Borough Profile at statistics.gov.uk

www.fti.neighbourhood.gov.uk. Floor Targets Interactive (FTI) is a web-based system for monitoring progress towards Public Service Agreement Floor Targets.

Local Voluntary Sector

Voluntary Action Camden : The Council for Voluntary Service (CVS) in Camden.

Camden Community Empowerment Network : Camden Community Empowerment Network (CamdenCEN) is an independent membership structure that brings together the voluntary and community organisations working in Camden.

Volunteer Centre Camden : Helps individuals find out about volunteer opportunities and helps voluntary and statutory organisations recruit volunteers and involve their volunteers effectively.

Regional Resources

London Voluntary Service Council : Representation, support and training for London’s voluntary sector.

Social Enterprise London : Works with
individuals, enterprises, organisations and government to make social enterprise
happen.

National Resources

National Council for Voluntary Organisations : NCVO gives a voice and support to voluntary and community organisations.

bassac: bassac is the national network of multi-purpose community based organisations, dedicated to tackling the causes and effects of poverty, exclusion and discrimination.

Community Matters: Community Matters is the National Federation for Community Organisations.

Development Trusts Association: The aim of the DTA is a successful development trust in every community that wants one.

Community Alliance: The Community Alliance is a partnership of bassac, Community Matters and Development Trusts Association.

Office of the Third Sector: The OTS has been set up to drive forward the Government’s role in supporting a thriving third sector, and brings together sector-related work from across government.

Action with Communities in Rural England: ACRE aims to promote a healthy, vibrant and sustainable rural community sector that is well connected to policies and initiatives at national, regional, sub regional and local levels.

VolResource : VolResource aims
to make it quick and easy to get to useful information on anything to do with running a voluntary organisation (whether a community group, charity or other non-profit body).

Neighbourhood Renewal and Community Development

www.renewal.net: the on-line guide to what works in neighbourhood renewal. Documents on the site include how to guides, case studies, project summaries and much more.

Community Development Exchange: CDX is the UK-wide membership organisation for community development.

www.communities.gov.uk: website about Communities and Local Government.

Jargon Buster at Camden Community Empowerment Network. A handy reference to the jargon used in Neighbourhood Renewal.

Other links

www.camden.gov.uk; London Borough of Camden.

www.direct.gov.uk: Government information portal.