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Help for Groups

Gosport Voluntary Action’s Community Engagement Team provide support, advice, information and practical help for groups in Gosport, to help them get started or move forward with new ideas and projects.

Support Services

We can help with:-

  • Setting up Groups
  • Best Practice Advice on policies and procedures
  • Funding Information
  • Volunteer Recruitment
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Training Opportunities
  • Applications to the Charity Commission

The team works in partnership with a variety of local groups and statutory agencies, including:

  • Gosport Borough Council
  • Hampshire County Council
  • Housing Associations
  • Community Associations
  • Local Churches and Faith Groups
  • Fareham and Gosport Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Hampshire Constabulary
  • Hampshire Fire and Rescue

We also represent the voluntary sector at strategic level in many different settings, making sure that community and voluntary groups have a voice at this level.


The Community Engagement Team works with groups to identify training needs to help deliver appropriate learning opportunities. We are made aware of opportunities through some of our sister agencies across the county. For more information please see our training page.


GVA has a wide membership of voluntary and community groups.

For more information please see our membership page.

Get in Touch

If you have a question and you can’t find the answer on our website then get in touch and request a call back from a member of the team.


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