Knowsley Community & Voluntary Services


Leadership. Ingenuity. Sector Social Growth

Small Enterprise Grant, Care and Support for Adults

The aim of this grant fund is to assist Knowsley based social enterprises, charities and community groups (“organisation”) to:-

• increase independence

• contribute to the local economic growth and social value

• improve community resilience

• contribute to greater community collaboration and cohesion

Friends Of Kirkby Gallery and Prescot Museum – Membership Scheme!

The AIM of the ‘Friends of the Kirkby Gallery & Prescot Museum’ is to give those with an interest in the arts, the opportunity to support the activities in the Gallery and the purchase of new works and the further development of the Gallery and Prescot Museum whilst enjoying the benefits of its service.

Care and Respite Support Services – Delivery of a Level 3 Award in Education and Training

Care and Respite Support Services is a registered charity based in Knowsley specialising in the delivery of home care and support packages across Merseyside.

As a charity, they are now also registered with Open Awards to deliver qualifications. The first to be delivered is a level 3 Award in Education and Training and will be run by their in house tutor Dave Yates. This is for anyone looking to be a tutor/start teaching.

Change, Grow, Live – Newsletter!

Change, Grow, Live are a social care and health charity that supports and enables people to change their lives for the better and achieve positive and life-affirming goals.

Their service users are adults, young people and families whose lives are affected by substance misuse, homelessness, poverty, unemployment, domestic abuse, mental health issues and offending.

The Tempist – MATE Productions

Multi-award winning MATE Productions launch their 2017 outdoor tour of William Shakespeare’s The Tempest directed and produced by Artistic Director Gaynor La Rocca in partnership with the Shakespeare North Trust and in association with the RSC (Royal Shakespeare Company).

BigDeal? Get The Facts About Gambling

You are invited to the launch of the BigDeal Youth Outreach Programme for Sefton and Knowsley, to raise awareness of problem gambling and its impact on young people.

Each week 16% of young people are estimated to have gambled, compared with 5% who have smoked and 8% who have drank alcohol*. Evidence consistently shows that young people are disproportionately at risk of developing problems with gambling, as well as being harmed by the gambling of their family or friends.