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 Early Help Partnership – found at

The Early Help Partnership is facilitated by SCVO and is a network of cross sector agencies/organisations which work with, and support children, young people and families across the borough.

The aim of the Early Help Partnership is to ensure that families, communities, universal and targeted services will all work together more effectively and efficiently, to help meet the needs of children and families by offering the right support, in the right place, at the right time.

Twitter – @EarlyHelpPtr

Follow us to stay in the picture on the work of the Early Help Partnership.


Facebook – @SandwellEHP

Join as a Friend and keep up with all things Early Help Partnership-related.



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.



Twitter – @SCVOSandwell

Follow us to stay in the picture about news from SCVO and other organisations (local and national) that is relevant to Sandwell


Facebook – @SCVO.Sandwell

Join as a Friend and keep up with all things SCVO-related.



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.

Twitter – @LetsGoSandwell

Follow us to stay in the picture on volunteering opportunities in Sandwell.


Facebook – @LetsGoSandwell

Join as a Friend and keep up with all the latest updates and stories regarding volunteering in Sandwell.



YouTube Channel – @scvo3801

Check out a variety of SCVO-related videos – including volunteering and how we support Sandwell voluntary and community organisations.