Community Champions Partnership Working
In October 2018 Neil O’Brien MP invited Rohini Corfield, Community Champions Manager to attend a Jo Cox Loneliness Reception at number 10 hosted by the Prime Minister
Community Champions works proactively with a range of national and local organisations for mutual benefit.
The Connection Coalition is a network of 600 organisations all sharing ideas about how to increase social connections among people.
Befriending Networks is a charity encouraging best practice in befriending through offering training, information and guidance.
The National Lottery Community Fund provide financial support to a variety of loneliness projects, and share learning between projects
Leicestershire County Council Communities share resources about how individuals and communities can tackle Loneliness and build vibrant cohesive communities
Harborough District Council sits on the Community Champions Steering Group and runs Dementia Friends training for us
Leicestershire Adult Learning Service offers sociable group learning for our volunteers and clients eg, Effective Communication, Assertiveness, Reducing Plastics, Sugar and Salt
Leicestershire Libraries enable monthly Digital sessions run by CC Digital volunteers to take place at Market Harborough and Lutterworth Libraries ( before Covid)
We have good links with Harborough and Oadby and Wigston MP Neil O’Brien, who is Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group ( APPG) on Loneliness
What our partners say about us:
Befriending NetworksDC Befriending Networks.
“At Befriending Networks, we consider CC to be one of our ‘beacon’ projects which we often refer newer projects to look at as an example of a successful and professionally run project. They are always happy to share knowledge and resources with other befriending projects across the UK”
Contact Community Champions
Telephone 01858 439 262
Address: Community Champions, VASL, Torch House, Torch Way, Market Harborough, LE16 9HL