News! Emotional Support Helpline

If you need some support, a listening ear, or you just want to chat. Here at Derbyshire Recovery and Peer Support Service, we are launching our helpline to offer emotional support to you.

GIVE US A CALL ON: 01773 734989

(Monday - Friday, 9am until 5pm)

News! Volunteer for Bolsover

Sign up as a volunteer for Bolsover


Bolsover Together launches COVID volunteering scheme. 

In partnership between BCVS and Bolsover District Council, Bolsover Together have launched a way of signing up as a community volunteer across Bolsover District.

People who sign up to the scheme will receive a call from a local support officer from BCVS and will then be connected to a community organisation offering support services to people at this difficult time. With that organisation, they will be able then to negotiate the details of how they can help.


Please follow this link:  

News! Young Persons Support Group

Young Persons Support Group

(for people aged 7-15 in Clay Cross)

This group will offer support for young people (aged 7-15) who are dealing with issues surrounding palliative care and bereavement. The group will explore issues such as relationships, communication, emotional resilience, loss and anxiety. 

The support group is running a six week programme starting on Tuesday 25th February (every Tuesday 6-8pm)


The support group will be held at;

Hillstown Methodist Church 
Langwith Road, Chesterfield, S44 6LY


For more information or to book a place, please contact Jo or Liz at Ashgate Hospicecare:

Jo (mobile): 07393 011 414
Liz (mobile): 07890 562 061

Alternatively call the hospice on: 01246 568801 


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News! Health Literacy Awareness


Is it your job to communicate to people about health?

Did you know that 60% of people do not understand health information when words and numbers are included?

We are running an essential, FREE course to help transform the way you work by raising awareness of:

  • what health literacy is, and why it's important 
  • how health literacy is relevant to your role
  • the impact of health literacy on individuals' health and wellbeing and the services that support them
  • the tools, techniques, resources and information that can support people and promote health literacy 


- Wednesday 12th February, Post Mill Centre, South Normanton, DE55 2EJ
- Tuesday 21st April, Ashgate Hospice, Chesterfield, S42 7JD
- Wednesday 1st July, Post Mill Centre, South Normanton, DE55 2EJ

All sessions are 9:00am - 12:45pm


To book a place or for more information contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

Funding! Severn Trents Community Fund

Are you part of a community group or charity that is looking for some financial support for a project?

Then our Community Fund could be perfect for you!


Our customers, and the communities we live and work in, are at the heart of everything we do. And that's why, from 2020, we're giving away more than £10m over the next 5 years to help local projects, charities and groups in our region improve community wellbeing. 

So why not check out the details and see if we can help make a difference.

Project themes:

- People: Projects that help people to lead a healthier life and gain new skills

- Places: Projects that help to create better places to live in and use 

- Environment: Projects that will help look after our natural environment, give people greater access to that environment or help look after water 


Applications are now open 

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Employment! Locality Officer

Bolsover CVS

Bolsover Locality Officer 
Bassetlaw Community and Voluntary Service (BCVS) 
37.5 hours per week
Salary: £23,000
Fixed Term: 2 years 

Closing date: Thursday 9th January 2020, 12pm

For more information click here.

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