Staying Informed – SCVO Communications

SCVO provides a variety of means for you to keep up with, and share, information of local interest, news on issues that affect the borough, emerging opportunities and updates on Sandwell Voluntary and Community Sector organisations.

These different communication channels are listed below – follow the links to find out more.

Events Calendar – found at

See what’s happening in Sandwell: listing a range of local events, activities and SCVO meetings of relevance for voluntary and community organisations.  VCS organisations and strategic partners can also promote events here at no cost by emailing their information to .



Route2wellbeing – found at

Find out what’s currently available to support the health and wellbeing of yourself, your family, your colleagues and your community wherever you are in Sandwell.  Helping you find and access support from a wide range of local VCS services.  VCS organisations delivering support can list themselves on route2wellbeing at no cost.


Sandwell Family Life – found at

Find out what’s available to help children, young people and families get the best from life, supporting them to access a variety of community-based services and activities.  These range from sports activities to improved emotional wellbeing, from youth clubs to music, arts and culture – as well as support for parents.  VCS organisations delivering support can list themselves on Sandwell Family Life at no cost.

Sandwell VCS Directory – found at

A searchable website listing over 1,000 voluntary and community organisations active within Sandwell acting as a ‘yellow pages’ for the Sector and local partner organisations



Twitter – @SCVOSandwell

Follow us to stay in the picture on emerging news stories and opportunities


Facebook – @SCVO.Sandwell

Join as a Friend and keep up with SCVO’s latest support and networking activities through our Facebook page


Weekly e-bulletin – sign up via the button on our homepage

Delivered directly to your inbox each week, this publication is packed with news, jobs, training and support, ‘swap shop’ offers, new funding opportunities and our fortnightly Funding Digest.



Website news page –

Where all the latest news posts are listed, including a searchable archive of past news items



SCVO Website –

A wealth of information about SCVO, including an outline of SCVO’s support offer, reports and papers about Sandwell’s VCS and ‘Spotlight’ features on a wide spectrum of local VCS organisations.



Let’s Go

If you’re looking to learn something new, get involved within the community, meet new people, make new friends, gain experience, get active, share your skills, develop new ones, give yourself a challenge, help others, or just have some fun – then volunteering is for you. Let’s go… helps people find opportunities to volunteer in Sandwell and offers local organisations a window to advertise their opportunities.