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- Active - 01604168 (CH)
- Age: 39 years
- ID: 186217/120
Voluntary Action Swindon, 1 John Street, Swindon, Wilts SN1 1RT
• 88990 - Other social work activities without accommodation n.e.c.
Voluntary Action Swindon (VAS) is the Council for Voluntary Service (CVS) in Swindon. A CVS is a charity which supports other charities and coordinates voluntary activity in the local area, as opposed to a frontline charity which supports individuals directly. A CVS is also a forum through which local voluntary and community organisations and statutory sector organisations can communicate with each other and work together... VAS was formed in 1932 as the Swindon Council of Social Service. The organisation's purpose and core activities have changed over time, from unemployment relief during the 1930s depression to evacuation schemes during the Second World War. In the post-war period, VAS began to deal with a much more complicated array of social needs, gradually transitioning to a support agency and focal point for the hundreds of charitable organisations and self-help groups working in Swindon. What has remained consistent is that throughout its life, VAS has provided much needed..
Also known as: VOLUNTARY ACTION SWINDON
Registration numbers: 01604168 (CH), 1604168 (W), 287732 (W)