Sidmouth Voluntary Services

Sidmouth Voluntary Services

Charity information

Sidmouth Voluntary Services

Sidmouth Voluntary Services is a very special place. It helps over one hundred older or disabled people across Sidmouth every week. We have been providing services, care and friendship in the Sid Valley area for over 50 years.
We offer:
Lunch Club - a freshly prepared 2 or 3 course meal daily;
Community Bus Transport - to our lunch club, the local supermarkets and on social outings;
Medical Care Service - our team of volunteer drivers help people get to their medical appointments across Devon.

Founded 1963

  • Mission statement

    This is Mission Statement for
    Sidmouth Voluntary Services
    Our Mission:

    Sidmouth Voluntary Services believes that older people can make unique, varied and valuable contributions to our community. We are therefore committed to supporting older people in their daily lives by promoting independence and social inclusion.

    In order to achieve our aims, we will work cooperatively with other groups and will endeavour to value and respect cultural traditions in our community.

    OUR OBJECTIVES:
    Sidmouth Voluntary Services is established:
    (a) To promote and assist the general good of all old people as well as persons who are physically handicapped or mentally sick in the area of the Sid Valley by assisting the work of statutory authorities and voluntary organisations engaged in providing facilities for comfort and recreation, developing physical improvement , furthering health, relieving poverty, distress or sickness, or in pursuing any projects which now are or hereafter may be deemed by law to be charitable.
    (b) To promote and organise co-operation in the achievement of the above purposes and to that end to bring together representative of the authorities and organisations engaged in the furtherance of the above purposes or any of them within the area of the Sid Valley.
    (c) To assist any other charitable body or bodies financially or otherwise in the furtherance of the above purposes or any of them.

  • Aims

    Sidmouth Voluntary Services aims to:

    • Providing facilities for comfort and recreation, developing physical improvement , furthering health, relieving poverty, distress or sickness, and in pursuing any projects deemed charitable.
    • Promoting the efforts of the charity so the wider community know about the services we offer and how they can join in or help out.
    • To continue to feed over 100 people a week in our lunch club; to help over 40 people a week with their supermarket shopping and help over 100 people a month get to their medical appointments.
  • Overview

    Established: January 1963

    Registered Charity Number: 206078

    Board members: 9

    Part time staff: 13

    Volunteers: 75

    Phone number: 01395515063

    Address: Twyford House, Coburg Road EX10 8NF

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