Partnership Working

VCAS undertakes an active role in partnership and policy work locally, regionally and nationally, all in the spirit of Compact to improve the quality of life for Sunderland’s communities. We also support the third sector to be involved in policy and partnerships and have a greater voice and influence in the city.

VCAS's Chief Officer, Gillian McDonough, is a voluntary and community sector representative on the Sunderland Partnership Improvement and Innovation Group (SIIG) for the city. Ensuring that the sector is involved and engaged in strategic policy.