WECAN – West Essex Community Action Network is a new partnership initiative developed and managed by three of the leading voluntary sector organisations serving West Essex: CVS Uttlesford; Rainbow Services; and Voluntary Action Epping Forest.
Our well-established relationship with our local communities as well as with local public sector and statutory organisations provides us with a sound platform upon which to build and strengthen the capacity and reputation of the whole of the voluntary and community sector across West Essex.
WECAN creates a way for more local VCSEs to play a part in the delivery of larger contracts of work, whilst maintaining the economies of scale that commissioners need. Find out more…
WECAN aims to put VCSEs across the locality in a better position to compete for larger pieces to provides better outcomes for service users, adding to the capacity and resilience of the sector locally, and maintaining a diverse and thriving sector. Find out more…
West Essex Community Action Network (WECAN) is a consortium between the three voluntary sector infrastructure organisations covering West Essex: CVS Uttlesford; Rainbow Services; and Voluntary Action Epping Forest.
We are drawing on our strong history with a mission to build stronger links and opportunities between the VCS, Commissioners, statutory partners and business for the benefit of the community in West Essex,
WECAN is a company limited by guarantee with a board representing the three partner organisations.