The voluntary action centre for the Forest of Dean

By becoming a member of FVAF you help us continue to provide a vital support service to the voluntary and community sector in the Forest of Dean.

FVAF acts as an advocate for voluntary and community action where appropriate at district, county and national level, and the more members we represent, the stronger our voice is.  Members are therefore consulted on matters impacting on the voluntary and community sector in the Forest of Dean and what we aim to achieve as an organisation.

As a member, you also enjoy priority access to our growing training portfolio which is specifically catered to our groups (and proudly boasts a 100% satisfaction rate), as well as access to our office services, reduced printing and copying rates, the promotion of volunteer vacancies for your group, and free rental of a range of office equipment.

This includes:

  • Display Boards
  • Hearing Loop
  • Digital Projector and screen
  • PA System
  • Flip Charts
  • Long folding table
  • Hot water catering urn
  • Gazebo (£5 donation required)

As a not-for-profit organisation we heavily rely on membership donations and each £12 directly goes straight back into supporting our growing, vibrant voluntary sector in the Forest of Dean.

If you would like to support a good cause and enjoy the many benefits of being a FVAF member for just £12 a calendar year, please contact us for an application form by e-mailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 01594 822073

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Belle Vue Centre
Rheola House
4 Belle Vue Rd
Cinderford, GL14 2AB
Phone: 01594 822073
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Voluntary Support

Since forming in 1994 we have developed a reputation for encouraging, embracing and enhancing community action throughout the Forest of Dean.


Many community groups within the Forest of Dean see FVAF as the first point of contact with regards to setting up new groups or activities. As a result we contributed significantly to the creation of 10 new groups throughout the year.


Never miss out on another volunteering opportunity in or around the Forest of Dean.