This is an exciting opportunity to join us and play your part in history by protecting the community and saving lives. Read more
CAN exists to support organisations that are making a difference in the local community, whether they're charities, small groups or voluntary organisations... Read more
Our members are at the heart of everything we do. We offer free membership to any charity, community group or voluntary organisation working in Bournemouth, Christchurch or Poole... Read more
'A Good Life' is an exciting initiative designed to bring volunteers, community groups and businesses together to tackle loneliness and social isolation in later life... Read more
We provide professional and practical advice to help build and grow charities and community organisations.
Help on offer:
One to one expert advice and guidance;
High quality training;
Help for organisations work collaboratively and share resources.
We support and champion volunteers to promote the incredible value of volunteering, We also provide a platform for promoting volunteering opportunities and sharing good practice – our volunteering hub.
The voluntary sector makes an amazing difference to the local community, and we believe it deserves a bigger voice. We provide a network for connecting organisations and speak up on behalf of our sector.
CAN are proudly supporting the work of the LGB&T Dorset Equality Network, a CAN member, on maximizing LGBTQ+ participation on the Census 2021. Working closely with the community and census, locally and nationally. Read more
On International Volunteers Day, Karen Loftus, chief executive of Community Action Network, looks at how partnership working has proved essential in responding to the pandemic. Read more
Citizens Advice BCP is keen to reach more people, particularly those who may be unaware that they need to apply to the scheme. There are many local residents who have lived in the UK for more than 30 years, but still need to apply to the scheme. You Read more
Aimed at the voluntary, community, faith and social enterprise sector this discovery session, facilitated by Nathalie Sherring, will help you become more inclusive as an individual and as an organisation. Read more