Community First New Forest are the Council for Voluntary Service supporting the voluntary and community sector across the New Forest District. We work at the forefront of community development, supporting and promoting the sustainable development of the local voluntary and community sector. We also provide a range of support services that seek to improve the quality of life for people and communities in the New Forest district. We are a not-for-profit umbrella organisation which supports and promotes the sustainable development of the local voluntary and community sector.

By building relationships, fostering partnerships and delivering quality services we aim to improve quality of life and assist in the development of diverse, strong communities primarily in the New Forest district.

We work towards removing barriers to social inclusion by working with communities and individuals who may be socially disadvantaged, vulnerable and isolated.

We provide support to over 180 voluntary and community sector members. We also provide a range of essential support services that aim to make a difference towards the quality of life of communities in the New Forest district.

These include amongst others:

Annual Review 2010/11
Newsletter Autumn 2011