Information for Communities
This section of the website includes links to useful information for residents, communities and those involved in running community groups. You will also be able to get updates on relevant communities-related issues, as well as find some inspirational case studies from local community projects.
Below is a list of topics of interest:
- Adult Social Care Information & Support Directory
An online directory where you can find details of care and health services, as well as advice and support for children, young people, families and adults in the Leicestershire area.
Carer Awareness Learning (PDF, 818 Kb)
This presentation has been designed to support local communities and district & borough councils on carer awareness.
- Communities Summit Events
Information about Communities Summit events held by Leicestershire County Council
- Community Bus Partnerships
Information about Leicestershire County Council's support for the development of four Community Bus Partnerships in Leicestershire
- Community Managed Libraries
Information about libraries in Leicestershire which are now managed by community groups.
- Community Response Plans
Get help with developing a plan to provide support in the community for those who need it when normal services are disrupted
- Co-Production (Adult Social Care)
Co-Production is all about bringing people, ideas, knowledge and experience together to design and deliver care and support services which achieve the best possible results.
- Family Information Directory
Online information, advice and guidance to families in Leicestershire, including those who have children or young people with special educational needs or disability. The service provides links to a range of useful local organisations and activities, including childcare providers, support groups and education and learning support.
- First Contact Plus
First Contact Plus is a website which provides links to a range of health and wellbeing support services provided across Leicestershire
- Grants & Funding
Information, support and resources related to Grants and Funding for voluntary and community sector groups, charities and social enterprises
Information related to the development of High Speed Rail (HS2), particularly in relation to Phase 2 of the roll-out of HS2 which is proposed to pass through Leicestershire.
- Leicestershire Equalities Challenge Group
The Leicestershire Equalities Challenge Group (LECG) brings together a partnership of people and organisations across the county that have a strong commitment to maximise equality of outcomes in Leicestershire.
- LeicesterShire Inter Faith Forum
The Forum promotes greater understanding and awareness of religion, faith and belief. The Forum is also a member of the UK Inter Faith Network.
- LLR Prepared
LLR Prepared is the Local Resilience Forum for the policing area covering Leicester, Leicestershire & Rutland. Specific organisations within a policing area work together to prepare for, respond to and recover from different emergencies.
- Local Area Coordination
Local Area Coordination is a model of support which focuses on identifying and supporting those who need help before they hit crisis and working towards building an inclusive supportive community around them.
- Neighbourhood Planning
Developed by the community for the community, Neighbourhood Plans help to develop a vision for local neighbourhoods and plan the future of the places where people live and work.
- Tackling Loneliness in Leicestershire
Information about Leicestershire County Council's work with partners to tackle loneliness and social isolation
- Loneliness Summit Nov 2018
Information about the Loneliness Summit held in November 2018