Welcome to Barking & Dagenham CVS. We provide news and information for the voluntary and community sector in the borough. We publish details of events. We host networks to coordinate work and support voluntary sector voice. We offer a place in the Ripple Centre for local organisations to base their office activities and get together. We have space for public hire, for private and public events, such as meetings, training courses, and celebrations.

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We run a programme of regular meetings for planning and development around specific themes.

Commission Watch

Commission Watch is the monthly forum for staff and volunteers from voluntary sector groups and organisations in the borough. It meets on the first Thursday of the month. Contact Rita Chadha.

Women's Hub

The Women's Vote Centenary planning group meets to coordinate activities to promote women's equality. Contact Mala Alina.

Black History Month

The Black History Month planning group meets to plan events and activities for Black History Month in the borough. Contact Mala Alina.

Mental Health and Wellbeing

Meetings are on the third Thursday of the month.

Migration Practitioners

Meetings are on the first Friday of the month.


Meetings are on the third Thursday of the month.


Meetings are on the third Thursday of the month.