Partnership Working

Hull CVS works in partnership to promote the work of Hull’s voluntary and community sector and to influence policy and decisions affecting the sector.

Healthwatch Kingston upon Hull

From 1 April 2013, Healthwatch Kingston upon Hull will be the new people’s champion for health and social care for adults, children and young people residing in Hull.  The vision for Healthwatch is to give patients and the public a real say over how their local health and social care service are run. Healthwatch will have the ability to influence how services are set up, commissioned, and delivered as well as provide advice and information on health and social care services.

For more information about Healthwatch Kingston upon Hull and how to get involved visit the Healthwatch Kingston upon Hull website.

Compact

Compact for HullHull CVS actively supports the Local Compact for Hull, which is an agreement between the voluntary and community sector and local public sector bodies about working together effectively.

City Partnerships

Hull’s City Leadership Board has been established to drive forward the delivery of the City’s Partnership Strategy 2011-2014. The Board is supported by delivery boards for each of the key strategic partnerships.

Useful Websites for Further Help and Information

National

Department of Communities and Local Government (CLG) – Government department helping to create a free, fair and responsible Big Society by putting power in the hands of citizens, neighbourhoods and councils.

Cabinet Office – The Cabinet Office leads work across Government to support voluntary and community groups, social enterprises, charities, cooperatives and mutuals.

Urban Forum – Urban Forum is a national charity supporting communities influence local decision-making as well as seeking to influence government policy.

Local

Hull City Council – Information on Council services and meetings.

Humberside Police – Information on the work of the Police including neighbourhood police teams.

Police and Crime Commissioner – Website of Keith Hunter Police and Crime Commissioner for Humberside.

Humberside Fire and Rescue Service – Community resource for information about your local fire service and its activities in Humberside.