Useful Information & Contacts

Each of the organisations listed below provides some kind of advice and support to third sector organisations.

Business in the Community

Manchester Office: Amazon House, 2nd Floor, 3 Brazil Street, Manchester M1 3PJ          

Tel: 0161 233 7750

Merseyside Office: Suite 322a, The Cotton Exchange, Old Hall Street, Liverpool L3 9LQ

Email: www.bitc.org.uk/north_west

Linking business and voluntary and community groups.

Charity Commission

2nd Floor, 20 Kings Parade, Queen's Dock, Liverpool, L3 4DQ
Tel: 0151 703 1500
Fax: 0151 703 1555
Website: Charity Commission

Advice and information on registering and operating as a charity.

Community Development Foundation

Unit 5, Angel Gate, 320 - 326 City Road, London EC1V 2PT

Tel: 0207 833 1772
Email: admin@cdf.org.uk
Website: Community Development Foundation

Advice and information on community development issues

LOCALITY - formerly Development Trusts Association (DTA) & British Association of Settlements (BASSAC)

33 Corsham Street, London, N1 6DR
Tel: 0845 458 8336
Email: info@locality.org.uk
Website: www.locality.org.uk

Advice and support for new and existing development trusts and network for community-based groups.

Directory of Social Change

Federation House, Hope Street, Liverpool, L1 9BW
Tel: 0151 708 0117
Email: info@dsc.org.uk
Website: Directory of Social Change

Useful publications and training opportunities on a range of voluntary and community issues.

Information Commissioner

Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF
Tel: 01625 545 745
Email: mail@dataprotection.gov.uk
Website: www.ico.gov.uk

Advice and information on data protection issues.

Joseph Rowntree Foundation

The Homestead, 40 Water End, York, YO30 6WP
Tel: 01904 615 905/ 01904 629211
Website: Joseph Rowntree Foundation

Email: info@jrf.org.uk

Produce research reports on a range of social and community issues, also have a number of funding streams for work aligned to poverty and social issues.

National Association of Community & Voluntary Associations (NAVCA)

The Tower, 2 Furnival Street, Sheffield S1 4QL
Tel: 0114 278 6636

Email: navca@navca.org.uk
Website: www.navca.org.uk

Information and support for voluntary and community associations.

National Council of Voluntary Organisations (NCVO)

Regents Wharf, 8 All Saints Street, London, N1 9RL
Tel: 020 7713 6161
Website: National Council of Voluntary Organisations

Advice and support for voluntary organisations.