Engagement & Influence

CAVO works to ensure that organisations can effectively influence policy, scrutinise public services and act as a route to civic participation especially for disadvantaged and minority groups
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Promotes a third sector perspective at strategic partnerships

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Develops and supports networking opportunities

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Acts as an information collection and circulation point

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Supports opportunities for organisations to work collaboratively together

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Networks

  • Ceredigion Disability Forum is a platform to promote better understanding of the challenges facing the disabled community in Ceredigion, and to explore how Ceredigion County Council policies and decisions can help to resolve, rather than create, problems for the community.
  • Third Sector Alliance serves as a meeting and networking point for the third sector and statutory services, including health, the police and the county council
  • Ceredigion Volunteer Organisers Network (CVON) is an informal peer support network for organisations who provide volunteering opportunities in the county to share best practice, participate in recruitment events and receive updates on regulation and legislation changes.

 

Latest Engagement & Influence News

The Wales Resilient Ecological Network (WaREN)

The Wales Resilient Ecological Network (WaREN)

The Wales Resilient Ecological Network (WaREN) project is developing a sustainable approach to tackling invasive species across Wales through collaboration and engagement! To find out more, including a summary of the WaREN I pilot project, and what’s next for WaREN...

Winter Pressures – A Call to Action

Winter Pressures – A Call to Action

What are we doing to make a difference?Join us to discuss the challenges, explore solutions and funding opportunities.Also including;Ceredigion Public Services Board - update on the draft Assessment of Local Wellbeing which will influence the PSBs future work...

Food and Fuel Crisis – support available in Ceredigion

Food and Fuel Crisis – support available in Ceredigion

Watch our recording of the event to find out more about the support available in Ceredigion to help individuals cope with the rising costs of food and fuel. https://www.youtube.com/embed/-P5hvRJeGko Useful links

Siarad Iechyd / Talking Health (SI/TH)

Siarad Iechyd / Talking Health (SI/TH) is an involvement and engagement scheme which gives local people an opportunity to have their say on how local health services are planned, developed and delivered across Carmarthenshire, Ceredigion and Pembrokeshire. It is...

Virtual after work social

Virtual after work social

Fancy meeting other people who have MS and work? Make yourself a cuppa and join us on zoom to relax, chat, share hints/ tips and discuss what's important to you. We meet every month on the third Tuesday at 6.30 pmEmail Leila for zoom link email/ebost:...

West Wales Population Assessment Survey 2021

Population Assessments must be undertaken every five years, with input from people who use services, unpaid carers and colleagues in the third and independent sectors. The next West Wales Population Assessment is due to be published at the end of March 2022 and work...

Help Ceredigion get Connected during Get Online Week

Get Online Week is a digital inclusion campaign from the Good Things Foundation to give everyone the chance to find the support they need to improve their digital skills and get motivated to learn more. A lack of digital skills and access can have a huge negative...

Apply for free mobile connectivity to support your charity

Vodaphone are eradicating digital exclusion 1.5 million* households in the UK don't have access to digital technology. Vodaphone are committed to bringing an end to digital poverty and ensuring nobody is left behind. With your help, they hope to deliver connectivity...

Free Bowel Cancer Awareness Talks

Bowel cancer is currently the fourth most common cancer in Wales and the second biggest cancer killer. More than 2,300 people in Wales are diagnosed with bowel cancer each year, and over 900 people die annually from the disease. However, it doesn’t have to be this...