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Select one of the options below to see more about different kinds of voluntary groups that you could be helping
Conservation - Disadvantaged - Families and individuals - Health support - Older people - Young people - Other groups
Helping to look after the world around us, the countryside and our heritage of buildings and their contents
Helping people who have particular physical or mental difficulties, or those with temporary problems
Helping young parents, people who are single parents and those looking after large families
Helping those who suffer from specific health problems, like strokes or heart disease, Alzheimers or multiple sclerosis.
Helping those who are becoming older and frailer to lead a full and interesting life
Helping young people to prepare themselves for adult life and to get the most out of their early years
A wide range of other groups which you can be part of, ranging from political interests to town twinning, and from religious groups to local ladies circles
Find out more about volunteering
Community Service Volunteers www.csv.org.uk
CSV has an annual Make a Difference Day, the UK's largest day of community action, on the last Saturday in October. For information on how to get involved, go to www.csv.org.uk and click on the MADD logo.
National Association of Councils for Voluntary Service www.nacvs.org.uk/
* NCVO has a very full list of voluntary organisations with web sites.
Look under the individual types of volunteering for other organisations and magazines that will tell you more
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