Our Values

As a responsive charity, we believe that the voluntary, community, faith, and social enterprise (VCFSE) sector plays a critical role in tackling poverty and helping the disadvantaged.

We challenge oppression and prejudice, promote diversity and work towards building a society with equal opportunities.

We aim to make a difference and deliver the highest standards in all we do, aligned with our values and principles.


We are passionate about the Voluntary, Community, Faith and Social Enterprise sector


We are a voice for the Voluntary, Community, Faith and Social Enterprise sector, championing its independence


We believe in sharing knowledge and resources, forging and sustaining relationships across geographical, organisational and sectoral boundaries

Equality & Diversity

We recognise the diversity of the Voluntary, Community, Faith and Social Enterprise sector and strive for social justice


Our goal is to empower and support organisations and networks to become strong and independent - particularly small front-line organisations working with communities with multiple disadvantages


We believe that, as human beings, we can all  grow, learn and develop throughout our lives


We champion the principle of voluntary contribution, believing strongly in the value it brings to life in north Lancashire


We are committed to operating transparently, and we put quality and sustainability at the heart of all our activities