Erewash Voluntary Action is working as part of the Future in Mind partnership in Erewash. Future in Mind is a government plan to help ensure that by 2020 children and young people are able to achieve positive emotional health by having access to high quality local provision as well as a range of support enabling self-help, recovery and wellbeing.


Erewash Voluntary Action is responsible for:


· Mapping voluntary and community groups that provide activities and opportunities for children and young people in Erewash.


· Identifying training needs of community and voluntary groups to help develop skills and understanding of mental health before issues and symptoms escalate.


· Organising mental health awareness training in children and young people to train leaders to become mental health friendly.


· Signposting and providing information to all organisations about groups and activities for children and young people.


· Organising the Erewash Children and Young People’s Wellbeing Network quarterly meeting to which any group or organisation can attend that are providing services for children and young people.


· Organising volunteer passport training for young people identified as potential volunteers.









For further details about Future in Mind contact either

Stella Scott – Chief Executive or

Catriona Paterson – Development Worker

Email: stella@erewashcvs.org.uk or Catriona@erewashcvs.org.uk