Our Projects

Rushcliffe Befriends

Rushcliffe Befriends is a befriending scheme for Rushcliffe residents who are over 50 and experiencing loneliness from social isolation. The scheme covers two types of Befriending and aims to provide companionship and support. Please click on the link for further information.

Rushcliffe Befriends is funded by The National Lottery through The Big Lottery Fund

Click here to view the latest Rushcliffe Befriends Directory of  Community Activities

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.

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.