We want to hear from you! We’ve launched an online survey to gather your feedback, and ensure the Falkirk third sector forums are relevant and useful to our sector.
We’re looking to hear from all members of the sector, particularly those who have attended forums before, on what you would like to achieve and learn from them. The survey should only take 5 minutes to complete, and is open until 11:59pm on Sunday 31st March.
To submit your response, please visit the SurveyMonkey page.
If you have any questions regarding this survey, or any of the forums, please contact Scott Malcolm by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Community Care and Health Forum (CCHF)
The Community Care and Health Forum offers third sector groups and organisations an opportunity to share information, learn about developments in policy and strategy, both local and national, and strengthen relationships across the sector and with partners in NHS Forth Valley and Falkirk Council. A wide range of organisations attend meetings and CVS Falkirk is always happy to give information and advice to organisations on an individual basis.
Community Transport Forum
The Community Transport Forum aims to identify the level of needs and examine potential solutions for sustainable community transport in the Falkirk area by bringing together representatives from third sector organisations with an interest in the subject, both operators and organisations representing potential user groups.
Connecting Volunteering Forum
Connecting Volunteering is for third sector representatives who are involved in managing and supervising volunteers to discuss topics of common interest, share knowledge and experience, as well as looking at local and national priorities associated with volunteering.
The forum will provide a stronger voice and greater representation on relevant issues with statutory agencies, through engaging in participative consultation.
Economic Resilience and Employment Forum
The Economic Resilience and Employment Forum gives third sector organisations in Falkirk the opportunity to discuss and debate issues around growing business and employment, business connections, employability, and tourism.
Falkirk and District Social Enterprise Network (FDSEN)
Falkirk District Social Enterprise Network was set up by social enterprises for social enterprises, to offer peer support and promote and encourage growth of the social enterprise sector in Falkirk District.
Meeting bi-monthly, FDSEN offers social enterprises a local voice, with members sitting on local groups and committees; peer support through sharing knowledge and experiences; and signposting to additional support, funding, training or other opportunities.
Safer Communities Forum
The third sector forum on Safer Communities provides an arena for discussion and debate for representatives from third sector organisations, groups and interested individuals who are working in areas relating to community safety, crime prevention, abuse and protection.
Tackling Poverty Forum
The Tackling Poverty Forum is open to representatives from third sector organisations in Falkirk, to share good practice, information, skills, experience, and resources in order to overcome Poverty locally. This includes tackling financial exclusion and building financial capability, combating food poverty, increasing access to affordable food, and raising aspirations.
Voluntary Sector Children’s Services Forum (VSCSF)
The Voluntary Sector Children’s Services Forum promotes the role and interests of voluntary sector organisations to statutory agencies and fully engages with developing Falkirk’s Children’s Services Plan. They represent voluntary sector organisations with Falkirk Council at various committees and groups and disseminate information to voluntary sector children’s organisations on all issues which could impact on or affect their service delivery to children, young people and families.