Purpose

Newcastle CVS exists to improve the quality of life in Newcastle upon Tyne with a broad programme of voluntary action and activity. Our priority is to focus on the most disadvantaged communities and we are the only organisation based in the city that provides this for all citizens. We make a difference by supporting voluntary and community organisations to develop and extend their offer. We also support people in vulnerable circumstances and marginalised groups to have their voices heard, their rights upheld, access the services they need and improve their quality of life.


Vision

An improved quality of life in all of Newcastle’s communities and for all of its citizens.


Mission

To provide a trusted voice, vision and influence for organisations and individuals in Newcastle.


Aim

To improve the quality of life in Newcastle by a broad programme of voluntary action and activity, recognising that priority should be focussed on the most disadvantaged communities.


Our values

Our values guide how we behave and make decisions. We will:

  • Provide leadership
  • Be supportive
  • Challenge unfairness

The principles and ways of working that underpin our values include:

  • Valuing the people and groups we support
  • Providing independent choice and challenge 
  • Advocating and empowering individuals and organisations
  • Demonstrating leadership
  • Ensuring quality and impact
  • Behaving with integrity and honesty
  • Providing independent choice and challenge

Equality and diversity statement

Newcastle CVS is committed to promoting equality and diversity and will take steps to challenge discrimination, harassment and victimisation in everything that we do.  No organisation or individual to whom we provide services will be disrespectfully treated or discriminated against by us on any condition or requirement that cannot be shown to be justified including but not limited to the nine protected characteristics defined in the Equality Act 2010.

 

Contact us

Higham House, Higham Place, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 8AF

Tel:      0191 232 7445
Fax:     0191 230 5640
Email: information@cvsnewcastle.org.uk