Connected Communities Forum

Welcome to the forum for Connected Communities.

 Strong, healthy and connected communities – creating a climate for community empowerment

  • Reduce health inequalities
  • Strengthen the cultural identity of our towns and places
  • Respect and engage with our diverse communities
  • Encourage intergenerational interactions
  • Reduce loneliness and isolation
  • Ensure our communities feel safe
  • Empower a thriving voluntary and community sector

The Boards that this forum will feed up into is the BCP Safeguarding Adults, The BCP Homelessness Reduction Board, Voluntary and Community Sector Emergencies Partnership, Local Resilience Forum – Volunteering Cell, Bournemouth, Christchurch & Poole Community Safety Partnership and the Pan-Dorset Domestic Abuse and Sexual Violence Strategy Group.

Get Involved

As a CAN member, you have the right to apply to sit on this forum and we encourage you to do so, so have your say and join today!

We are looking for a VCS Involvement Partner to sit on the networks and forums to feed up to the strategic boards. The VCS Involvement Partner will be fully supported by CAN and will have access to our support, expertise and advocacy – along with our extensive contacts, enabling easy dissemination of information and the use of CAN NetworksForums and Leaders exCHANGE ensuring they are well informed. To read more about our vision for community led VCS representation and find out about becoming a VCS Involvement Partner, follow the link below. 

VCS INVOLVEMENT PARTNERS