Membership of VAL is now free

It is free to be a member of VAL! To find out more about the benefits of free membership please sign up on our website.
Please note that for VAL elections, including the vote for the Health and Wellbeing Board representative 12 February only VAL members can vote -

Opportunity to represent the sector on the Health and Wellbeing Board

Voluntary Action Lewisham have been asked to identify a representative to Lewisham’s Health and Wellbeing Board. Please see below for link to information on this opportunity and the Expression of Interest form. 

CYP Forum presentations

Please find links below to presentations at our December CYP Forum. 

Look forward to seeing you at the next CYP Forum in the New Year. 


Paul Aladenika presentation


Dominic Parkinson presentation

Local newspaper article about VAL's heritage project

Local newspaper, the Lewisham Ledger, has a feature article about VAL's heritage project. See media embedded below. 



Photographs from VAL's Collaboration conference


Here are some of the photographs from VAL's Collaboration conference in October. 

VAL trustee Barbara Gray, from Urban Dandelion, speaking today about BAME collaboration at 'Collaborate for Lewisham' - a day of inspiring speakers, case studies and workshops on collaborative working. 


Making Lewisham a safer place for young people 

MP Vicky Foxcroft addressed a packed Children and Young People's Forum at the Riverside Youth Centre, Deptford, this week.
VAL's CYP Forum looked at a number of perspecitives on how to make Lewisham a safer place for young people. 
MP Vicky Foxcroft outlined the findings of the Youth Violence Commission's report. This report outlines key areas which the Commission would like to see policy changes in.