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Get Involved

08 Jun 2015

The new edition of Get Involved highlights how volunteering and volunteers support the development and sharing of skills, improves employment prospects and benefits the wider Kent economy. 


Ofsted and the Care Quality Commission (CQC)

15 May 2015

Pilot inspection of Kent’s effectiveness in meeting its responsibilities for disabled children and young people and those who have special educational needs


Short Breaks Service

vawk short breaks service

25 Feb 2015

More About VAWK's Short Breaks Service


“Strictly is staying in Tunbridge Wells for 2015”

Strictly is staying in Tunbridge Wells for 2015

17 Dec 2014

The Tunbridge Wells Tea Dances will return in the new year.  If you enjoy meeting new people, listening to live music and dancing then the tea dances are just right for you.  They start in January and run once a month.

Time  - 4.30pm Venue The Camden Centre, Tunbridge Wells


VAWK Impact Report 2014-15

VAWK Impact Report 2014-15

12 Jun 2014

To view our new and exciting 2014 Impact Report please click here


Play our 500 Club Lottery

Play our 500 Club Lottery

24 Jun 2013

Please Play our 500 Club Lottery and help support our projects. 

On Friday 29th May we had our 25th 500 club draw! Congratulations to Karen who won £50!

Also to Barbara who won £20 and Joni who won £10! Also, many thanks to Stella who kindly donated her £20 winnings from the April 2015 draw.




The Kent Volunteers Advisory Group's Newletter

10 Jun 2013

The Kent Volunteers Advisory Group’s newsletter, Get Involved, has lots of inspirational stories and information about volunteering across Kent. VAWK is thrilled to see Weekend Fun Clubs, Safe, 121 Young Carers and Business in the Community included.


Subscribe to our Voluntary & Community Newsletter

Voluntary Action Within Kent has been registered with the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) as an Umbrella body since 2009.  As an Umbrella body we act as an intermediary between voluntary and community organisations who choose to use our service.Voluntary Action Within Kent is a local Kent based organisation, so can provide you with a personalised DBS service.  You are more than a name on a form to us… we know you by face and are more than happy to talk through questions and queries.Why you should use Voluntary Action Within Kent as an Umbrella BodyWe have the administration resources and expertise in DBS.We meet and exceed the minimum threshold requirements and conditions of registrations.You do not have to pay the DBS registration fee, or you may not process enough applications per annum to become a registered body.We provide help and assistance in order to comply with the DBS Code of Practice.We can use our experience to help you understand the information provided in a DBS check.We ensure that forms are processed quickly and efficiently.If you are a registered charity that exists to help and support voluntary and community organisations please contact Diane Brenham, to see if we can help. Telephone 01892 530330 or by email:  More information regarding Disclosures for applicants can be obtained on website

Contact Details

Voluntary Action Within Kent
John Spare House, 17-19 Monson Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent,

01892 530330
01892 532539

Offices also throughout Kent and Medway

Registered charity number 1108388
Registered company number 5354482