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01785 413160




Support Staffordshire (Stafford & District), 1st Floor, Civic Centre, Riverside, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST16 3AQ


***CHRISTMAS CLOSURE 2019***  We will be closed from 2pm on Monday 23rd December and will re-open at 9am on Thursday 2nd January 2020.

Core Services in Stafford & District

Support Staffordshire provides support and development advice to Voluntary Groups, Community Organisations and Social Enterprises operating for the benefit of those who live or work in Stafford and the surrounding area.


Support and Development Services to VCSE (Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise) Organisations

For further information on starting a new group, sourcing and bidding for funding, developing policies and much more, contact Anne Ross (Locality Officer) :

Tel:   01785 413163 or Email: anne.ross@supportstaffordshire.org.uk 


Volunteering for All      NCVO Accredited Volunteer Centre logo

The Volunteer Centre Service aims to support volunteering for all and to promote volunteering opportunities in and around the district of Stafford (incl. Eccleshall, Gnosall and Stone). Our service includes:

  • Advising individuals on how to get started with volunteering and its benefits
  • Helping people to find local opportunities that suit their lifestyle and interests.  You can also have a look on the www.do-it.org website.
  • Supporting organisations to develop quality volunteering opportunities to enable them to effectively recruit and retain volunteers
  • Promoting best practice in volunteer management through training and development support

If you are interested in volunteering, come and have a chat with one of our friendly volunteering advisors. To book an appointment Tel: 01785 413160 or Email: volunteer.stafford@supportstaffordshire.org.uk

Our normal appointment times are Mondays 10:00am, 11:00am, 1.30pm, 2.30pm and Wednesdays 10:00am and 11.00am

Facilitating Collaboration, Voice and Representation (Forums)

We represent the sector on the Stafford Borough Strategic Board, Stafford Safer Communities Partnership and the Stafford & Surrounds Health and Wellbeing Group.  Details of the full representation on these strategic forums are as follows: PDF iconStafford Strategic Partnership Board representation July 2016.pdfPDF iconStafford Safer Communities Partnership representation July 2016.pdfPDF iconStafford and surrounds HWB representation list Aug 2016.pdf

We also administer and run the Stafford & District VCSE Locality Forum which is held on a quarterly basis throughout the year. 

For further information please contact Anne Ross, Locality Officer on Tel: 01785 413163 or Email: anne.ross@supportstaffordshire.org.uk 


Social Media

Twitter logo @SupportStaffs (Support Staffordshire - countywide)

If you know of a district forum on Twitter please let us know so we can help to connect people.

Support Staffordshire (Stafford & District) is supported by Stafford Borough Council