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Induction Training

  • Gain an understanding of how Partnerships work in Powys and how the voluntary sector can be effectively represented.
  • Understand the background and history of the Partnership in Powys.
  • Understand what can make an effective Partnership work.
  • Consider what 'representation' means and how we can do it.

Support from PAVO could include all or some of the following:

  • maintaining an up to date database of the network or forum you represent
  • sending out information to the network or forum you represent on your behalf
  • collating information/feedback from your network or forum on your behalf
  • providing pre and post briefing sessions following partnership meetings
  • being available to discuss issues as they arise
  • enabling networking with others and the sharing of good practice, both within Powys and nationally
  • help with expenses if needed (travel/care).

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Powys Voluntary Sector

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Powys Mental Health Team

The Powys Mental Health Team provides information, support, representation networks, advice and training to the Third Sector on any aspect of mental health services in Powys ... find out more

Children and Young People

A network for organisations and groups who support, help, play and work with children, young people and their families, helping them to share good practice, work together and link to the CYP Partnership ... find out more

Health, Social Care & Wellbeing

Have your say and keep informed about how the Third Sector contributes to Health and Social Care services in Powys ... find out more

Community Transport

Community Transport meets the transport needs of communities where these needs are not or cannot be adequately met by public and/or commercial transport ... find out more

Community Development

PAVO's team of Development Officers can provide you with practical support to help develop your community group or voluntary group and its activities ... find out more

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