VASL is a local charity based in Market Harborough, providing services and projects to improve the lives of people in our community. These include support for family carers, young carers, older people who are lonely and isolated, providing volunteer transport to get people out and about, and activities and information to increase mental well-being. We are a volunteer-involving organisation and most of our work is delivered by trained volunteers.

Covid-19 Update – For information relating to VASL’s latest news on the pandemic and how it is affecting ourselves, please click here

Can YOU volunteer in your community during the Coronavirus? Click here to help today

Further reading – Read the latest Government guidance at www.gov.uk/coronavirus

To read the statement from our Chair of Trustees and Charity Manager from the beginning of the pandemic click here Coronavirus Update Joint statement

Age UK launched a helpline to offer practical and emotional support to those over 70, especially those who are self isolating and live alone. To contact the helpline, call 0116 299 2239

A few of the things we do

VASL deliver high quality services funded by Children in Need, The National Lottery Community Fund, Harborough District Council and Leicestershire County Council, with additional support from local organisations, donations and grants. Our main source of strength is our amazing volunteers, who make such a difference to people in our community.

For an overview of the work we do, please see our individual services or read one of our newsletters.

Please help to support us to support you

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