Our Projects

Rushcliffe Befriends

Rushcliffe Befriends helps people over 50 who have become lonely or isolated to become more involved in their communities by matching them with a volunteer befriender. Befrienders provide companionship, information, encouragement and support and visiting people in their homes and accompanying them to activities until they feel confident to continue independently.  For more information about Rushcliffe Befriends please contact Holly Furlong-Waite on 0115 969 9060 ext 127 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Rushcliffe Befriends is funded by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund and the Lloyds Bank Foundation for England and Wales.

Health Work

Health Development Work
Our Health Development Worker works in partnership with NHS Rushcliffe Clinical Commissioning Group with their Patient and Public Involvement work. We work with patient groups, forums and local groups to help people get involved with shaping the delivery of health services in Rushcliffe. Contact Sue Knowles on 0115 969 9060 ext 132 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Volunteer Centre

Volunteer Centre - supporting volunteers and organisations who use volunteers.

Rushcliffe Together - Community Cohesion Network

Rushcliffe Together - Community Cohesion Network brings people and organisations together from many different backgrounds, races, cultures, faiths and beliefs - exisiting networks - to enable better understanding and communication between them; a great way to improve relationships and respect in our community. For more information, please contact Carolyn Perry on 0115 969 9060 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Our Voluntary Transport Schemes

Our Voluntary Transport Schemes provide safe and affordable journeys to people who find it difficult to access transport. Our volunteers use their own cars to help people get out and about, e.g. to the shops, doctors, dentists, hairdressers, social activities, visit friends and take part in their communities.

For Rushcliffe, contact us on 0115 969 9060 press 1 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
For Gedling, contact us on 0115 969 9060 press 2 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Whatton Prison Visitor Centre

Rushcliffe Community and Voluntary Service manages and runs the Visitors Centre at HMP Whatton on behalf of the Prison Service. The centre is designed to provide a welcoming place for friends and families of prisoners to spend time and relax before and after their visit. Contact Carolyn Perry at Rushcliffe CVS on 0115 969 9060 ext 125 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.