We can offer support, advice and training to community groups and voluntary organisations at every stage of their development, from starting up and running well to raising money and planning for the future.

Services we offer include:

  • Support to start a community group

  • Advice on running and developing a group

  • Support for trustees and committee members

  • Funding advice

  • Recruiting and involving volunteers

  • Finance matters, including a dedicated payroll service

  • Involving volunteers

VODA also offers a range of free and low-cost training courses to members of voluntary and community groups - visit the training section of our website for more information.

VODA supports the campaign to End Loneliness in North Tyneside

Follow the campaign on social media on twitter using @SignNorthTyne #endlonelinessinnorthtyneside