Rhubarb Farm is an environmental social enterprise where lots of different people from across the community come to volunteer. We grow vegetables, fruit and flowers, as well as tending the chickens and collecting eggs, and create beautiful new things through recycling.Find out more >
Credit unions aim to help people take control of their money by encouraging them to save what they can, and borrow only what they can afford to repay. They are community savings and loan cooperatives. 2 Shires Credit Union offers local people a friendly way to save and borrow.
The volunteer Centre promotes volunteering to the general public and supports local groups and organisations with their volunteering good practice. This includes developing and marketing volunteering roles and brokering prospective volunteers into appropriate opportunities.
Breakthrough aims to develop a network of micro-businesses linking community, environment and business. There are opportunities for learning, upskilling and employment via horticulture, woodland management, grounds maintenance, landscaping, sales, retail, joinery, IT, administration and mentoring. We help to improve both your physical and mental health, reduce substance misuse, help you to overcome barriers to employment and reach your goals!
Carers in Derbyshire has been created by a partnership of unpaid carers and local health, social care and voluntary sector organisations, to jointly create a partnership website to act as ‘starting point’ for carers who are using the internet to find help, advice and support services at any time of the day or night.
We can give you free, confidential, impartial and independent advice and information on a wide range of subjects. We can work with you to sort out any debt worries and claim all the benefits you may be entitled to, help with housing and employment problems, or deal with queries about consumer or tax issues. We can advise on legal matters, answer questions about immigration, and we have lots of experience on family and personal matters too.
Delivered in partnership with People, Potential, Possibilities (P3) and Derbyshire Federation for Mental Health (DFMH), the service will help people improve and maintain their mental health and wellbeing and reconnect with their local community by offering access to targeted one-to-one staff support, telephone support and community groups, and is open to anyone over the age of 18 living in Derbyshire who is experiencing mental ill health.
We provide free and independent welfare rights advice and representation, as well as campaigning for the rights of those who are unemployed, on a low income or sick, injured or disabled by their work.
We provide support for disabled people to find training, work experience, voluntary work and paid employment. We can advise you about support in the workplace, such as equipment or other support you may need and help employers to support their disabled staff.
Rethink Mental Illness offer practical and emotional support and signposting to those experiencing severe mental illness, their carers and relatives. The national Rethink Mental Illness Advice Service fills a major gap in the information and help available to people with mental illness and their carers.