CVS Intelligence Hub

The CVS Intelligence Hub is a repository of information and resources made available to the CVS membership. We have brought together reports, websites, toolkits and resources to help inform your work and wider knowledge of VCFS activity. 

We are continually adding to the Intelligence Hub as more information becomes available. If you have any suggestions for additional material for the Hub, please contact Suzanne Thomas at suzanne.thomas@cvsce.org.uk

Intelligence Category

Mind - big health survey headlines 2017

The Big Mental Health Survey is a major new research project to understand people’s experiences of mental health support provided by primary care and the voluntary and community sector (VCS) and...

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Mental Health

Mind - Reports and Guides

Mind reports on a range of mental health issues, such as prevention, crisis care, benefits and sport. Coronavirus reports Take a look at their reports which explore the impact that coronavirus has...

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Mental Health

Resources - SANE

Resources SANE provides emotional support to anyone affected by mental health problems, including families, friends and carers. Using our database, we can also offer support in considering other...

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Mental Health

Charity Digital - Coronavirus: How charities can get started with chatbots

As part of our coverage of the best digital tools for service delivery, we highlighted chatbots as a solution for keeping in touch with service users. Here’s how to get started. The chatbot as a...

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Digital

Charity Digital - The best social media management platforms for charities

We share the best cost-effective social media management platforms that charities need to know about. Launching into a full-on social media strategy is an important way to transform fundraising and...

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Digital

Inclusion by default Reform digital inclusion report 2019

Reform Reform is established as the leading Westminster think tank for public service reform. We are dedicated to achieving better and smarter public services. Our mission is to set out ideas that...

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Digital

Designing digital skills interventions for older people report - Good Things Foundation

This report brings together recommendations for designing digital skills interventions for older people with care and support needs. It draws on insights from two pathfinders, which were funded by...

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Digital

Third Sector Trends in North West England 2020 Report

About the Author Tony Chapman is Director of Policy & Practice, St Chad’s College, Durham University and Honorary Professor in the Department of Sociology, Durham University https://www.stchads....

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North West VCFS Data

Universal Credit and homeless people government guidance

Information about Universal Credit for homeless people, those at risk of homelessness and the organisations supporting them.     Read the full resource here: Universal Credit and homeless people...

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Crisis Support

Ministry of Housing homelessness guidance to local authorities

Government guidance on homelessness for local authorities.   Read the full resource here: Homelessness guidance - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)  

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Crisis Support

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