Community Support Networks In Bath and North East Somerset
Bath Churches Together - peer to peer support network for churches in Bath Befriender Network Meeting - an opportunity for information sharing between similar charities working in the field of befriending
Common Assessment Framework Quality Assurance Panel - CAF is a way of identifying needs at the earliest stage for children and young people in B&NES. It involves listening to children/young people (and their parents/carers) to find out what their needs may be and what is working well.
Disabled Children Strategy Group - identifies 8 key areas for developing services for disabled children; these are integrated into the priorities of the Children & Young People’s Plan.
The Domestic Abuse Partnership - part of the Bath & North East Somerset’s Community Safety and Drugs Partnership
Early Help Allocation Board & Panel - looks at ways toprovide effective support to children and young people as soon as needs start to be identified, and to bring about change to prevent these from escalating and leading to poor outcomes.
Local Safeguarding Adults Board - ensures that all agencies work together to minimise the risk of abuse or neglect to adults and to safeguard effectively where abuse or neglect has or may have occurred.
Trustee Network - provide support for Trustees to meet, to learn and to discuss issues affecting the sector.
Universal Credit Forum
Volunteer Network BANES - a collaboration of organisations that aspire to support each other in the development of good practice through collaboration in volunteer recruitment, training and support; in the development of consistent policies and procedures, and also making it simpler to volunteer in more than one organisation and to develop or progress.