Community Links Bromley (CLB) is the CVS (Council for Voluntary Service) and Volunteer Centre for the London Borough of Bromley. CLB was established in 1965 and is a membership organisation that supports, promotes and facilitates the development of a strong, diverse, confident and effective voluntary, community and social enterprise sector, in ways which will enable the sector to improve the quality of life for people and their communities.
Our values are to guide our behaviour to others, governance arrangements, and priorities for service delivery, covers the following principles:
Reducing disadvantage; User-focus; Working in partnership; Equality of access; Quality of service; Transparency; Valuing the nature and impact of volunteering.
We do this by:
- ensuring Community Links Bromley continues to be a strong influential leader and voice of the Third sector in Bromley.
- strengthening our capacity building support, advice and training to members, diversifying service development to ensure that members see our services as excellent.
- building and strengthen the Volunteer Centre in the same vein and to increase the quality of volunteering opportunities available to local residents.
- ensuring Community Links Bromley’s long term sustainability in order to protect the independence and interests of the Third sector in Bromley
We currently have around 300 voluntary and community groups in our membership. These vary considerably in size and scope, ranging from small volunteer led and run community groups to large organisations, all providing services to significant numbers of local people.
We also run regular training courses and networking events and forums for the voluntary sector in Bromley and we publish a weekly ebulletin, packed with information and news.
Browse this website to find out more about our work, and if you have any questions contact us – we’d love to hear from you.