We are a Council for Voluntary Service supporting the voluntary and community sector across the New Forest District.

We also provide a range of support services that aim to make a difference towards quality of life.

We work at the forefront of community development, supporting and promoting the sustainable development of the local voluntary and community sector.

We offer practical advice, support and information on best practice to local voluntary and community groups, advice on funding and much more.

Our support services seek to improve the quality of life for people and communities in the New Forest district.

These include amongst others:

  • Helping people to remain independent in their homes
  • Emergency short-term accommodation for homeless young people
  • A caring and sitting service for the elderly and those in need
  • A low-cost handyman service
  • Transport services
  • Recruiting and training volunteers
  • A payroll service
  • Criminal Records Bureau checks

Membership of Community First New Forest is free, go on our website www.cfnf.org.uk to see how membership could benefit your organisation.

We work towards removing barriers to social inclusion by working with communities and individuals who may be socially disadvantaged, vulnerable and isolated.

By building relationships, fostering partnerships and delivering quality services, we aim to improve quality of life and assist in the development of diverse, strong communities.

Please browse our web site and explore how we may be able to help you.

Archstone House, Pullman Business Park, Pullman Way, Ringwood BH24 1HD
Telephone: 01425 482773
Fax: 01425 482666
Email: admin@cfnf.org.uk

Registered in England as a company limited by guarantee.
Registered Charity No: 1068964 Registered Company No: 348382