Community Central St Albans

May 2nd 2018
By: Melanie Hollidge
Community Central St Albans

St Albans is well known for its great community and community central only help to enhance that reputation. Recently during Sustainable St Albans week, there was an opportunity to find out more about where to get green grants for your environmental project – aimed at community groups, PTAs, schools, charities, social enterprises. 

Community Central St Albans, Council Offices, St Peter Street, St Albans AL1 3JE are a local charity that works to support the whole community, particularly the most vulnerable and excluded. They inspire people to volunteer, become a Trustee, or start a social enterprise. Locally Charities thrive due to their expertise particularly in providing funding advice and engaging volunteers.

They sit at the heart of St Albans District and also bring together other charities, social enterprises, businesses and engage the locals. Their aim is to energise and strengthen the Community in which residents of St Albans live and work. They are there for anyone who wants to contribute to a more caring and vibrant community. We help businesses to make a bigger difference to St Alban's by helping them share their expertise and resources with local charities. We proactively deliver targeted projects for those who are most vulnerable in order to improve their lives.                   

They also run the Stronger Together Partnership​ is you are Fed up with missed opportunities for your organisation and your service users. If you are discouraged with duplication and fragmentation if you are frustrated with the increased unmet need of service users, then why not join one of the Stronger Together Partnership groups.

The groups really are a great opportunity to meet, learn and collaborate with other organisations in the St Albans area.  Community Central St Albans will be running 7 specialised Stronger Together Partnerships for older people, physical disability, mental health, youth mental health, social enterprise, transport and environment shortly. Free training and well-facilitated sessions will be provided to support groups every three months