Your Local One-Stop Shop

Burnley, Pendle & Rossendale CVS Helping Community Groups & Voluntary Organisations

The one-stop shop for charity, community, voluntary and faith organisations

We are your local one-stop shop for all things third sector. BPRCVS is an infrastructure organisation that operates within the third sector in East Lancashire. We are at the forefront of the local communities of Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale.

Helping you to help others is what we do. That's why we have a wide range of services that are specifically designed to help you and your community or voluntary organisation help others. There are many people in need of help throughout our local communities for a wide a variety of reasons and we are equipped to help groups and organisations of any size and type to deliver their objectives and have a positive impact on the community as well as people's lives.

The services we offer cover a wide range. Here's a breakdown of what we can do for you:

Development & Support - BPRCVS has vastly experienced staff to assist you with development and support for your group. Whether its helping with governance or policies and procedures or assisting with funding applications and income generation we have the right people to make sure you're as informed as possible and in the best position to deliver. BPRCVS can also help with safeguarding, sustainability, strategic development and so much more.

Training - We deliver training courses that are not commonplace with other training providers. We offer funding bid training, first aid training, awareness training, effective organisational management training and a large number of one-off courses.

Community Connectors - The Community Connector project is funded by East Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group to reduce social isolation among vulnerable people. It aims to reduce the stresses placed on GP surgeries by reducing the amount of non-medically related appointments made by persons who are lonely, isolated and would otherwise benefit from a community engagement program. The Connectors are volunteers managed by coordinators from Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale.

Funding - Find out what funding opportunities we are administering here at BPRCVS. We often have a few different funds and grants open for applications at any given time.

Young Carers - The Young Carers Project at BPRCVS is a fantastic project that helps young people who have care responsibilities at home. The Young Carers staff help the young carers by supporting them, taking them for trips out, going to the cinema, outdoor activities and so much more.

The Volunteer Centre - We have excellent links throughout the East Lancashire region which provides us with the means to deliver a wide range of volunteering opportunities to the people of Burnley, Pendle and Rossendale. Have a look at what the Volunteer Centre can do for you and what you can do for your local community.

Administrative Services - Here at BPRCVS we know that many community and voluntary organisations are small organisations with a few fantastic people running them. Our administrative services have been designed to help reduce your workload and allow you to focus on the more important matters facing your organisation. Let us help with your photocopying, printing, binding, laminating, filing, enveloping, mailing, scanning, faxing and emailing.

DBS - Have your staff and volunteers DBS checked to ensure the safeguarding of the people you're dealing with on a daily basis. We provide both standard and enhanced DBS checks.

Payroll - Payroll can be a difficult and time consuming task for many organisations so why not outsource it to BPRCVS and we will deliver a professional payroll service to your community or voluntary organisation.

Communicars - Communicars is an excellent volunteer community transport service that helps those who are unable to use public transport travel throughout the community. Use Communicars for trips to the shops, doctor appointments, visits to family and friends and so much more.

Room Hire - If you need a room for the day to hold a training session you can hire our conference room. If you are conducting interviews and need somewhere professional and private then hire our interview room.

Gannow Big Local - This is a strategic plan to develop the area of Gannow in Burnley with the aid of Big Local funding. Have a look and see what the plan is doing to make Gannow a vibrant community area that provides for its residents.