Welcome to Hunts Forum

"Information, guidance and support to help voluntary & community groups set up, develop and grow"

Hunts Forum is your local 'umbrella' charity for Huntingdonshire.  

We are here to provide information, guidance and support to help voluntary and community organisations set up, develop and grow. 

 Thank you for visiting our website and we hope you find the information both interesting and useful. If you cannot find what you are looking for, we will endeavour to answer your questions if you call us on 01480 420601 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

   Hunts Forum would like to advise all Maple Centre users that the room hire costs will be increasing

from April 1st 2016. 

The current rates will be increased by £1 per hour.





“The Accessible Information Standard sets out what health and social care providers need to do to make

sure that they provide information in accessible formats and communication support

for appointments where appropriate.” 


Attached is a document, with five questions and answers in an easy to understand format, explaining the

Standard together with links to follow for further information. 


By looking through the 5 sections below, you will be able to access key information for your organisation.

Funding Advice and Support

Information and Resources

Policies and Procedures

Training and Development

Setting up or Developing a group






Latest News

  • The following link contains information about some of the great events that are happening in Carers Week


  • From April 2016 the Safe Network, which acted as the home for safeguarding support for the voluntary, community and faith sectors closed.

    The new location to find this information is the NSPCC website. 

  • Please find attached the Spring 2016 issue of the Safeguarding Adults and Mental Capacity Act Newsletter (Volume 3, Issue 1) circulated on behalf of the Safeguarding Adults and MCA DoLS Team.

  • The Mental Health Vanguard project aims to improve the way urgent mental health care is delivered locally. The project will make it easier for people to access 24/7 mental health crisis support and treatment.

    Please follow this link for the April update, and this link for more information from the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust website.


  • The Open University has produced a new free online course Introducing the Voluntary Sector. It covers the context and features of voluntary and community organisations including:

  • Please check the Information section to see all new Briefings, How to Guides and Governance Top Tips. New ones are added every week.

    If you have any ideas for briefings, please contact us and we will add them to the extensive resource library we are building.

    Thank you

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