MVA supports not-for-profit groups and organisations to provide innovative, safe and sustainable support to local communities in Medway. We offer guidance and support across a wide range of areas – from community start-up and governance through to recruiting and retaining volunteers.


If you’re an organisation looking for volunteers, the Medway Volunteer Network will not only help you engage with potential helpers but also offers a range of support to help develop the support you offer to your volunteers.

Volunteering Support
Collaboration Portal

MVA Collaboration Portal - a free of charge space for VCSE organisations and groups in Medway to explore collaborative working. There are useful resources to help with your collaboration and a free forum to share ideas.

Visit Portal

North Kent Training Service offers training for organisations across all sectors and individual learners in Kent, Medway and the South East. You can also sign up for our newsletter to keep up to date with the latest training news.

Training Information
Advice and Support

Our mission is to empower and enable the voluntary and community sector in Medway, and we aim to make a range of information and support available via our website.

Advice and Support
MVA Membership

The stronger MVA's membership is, the louder our 'voice'. Click below for details of the benefits of becoming an MVA Member, and how to join.

MVA Membership Information
VCS Leaders Network

The Network provides members with their own platform for debate, sharing of good practice, collaborative working, effective networking and peer support.

Access Network

MVA Blogs enable you to keep up to date with the latest MVN news and trends and see information relevant to the VCS Leaders Network.


Medway Voluntary Action (MVA) are working in partnership with Carers FIRST (CF), NHS Medway CCG and other local voluntary and community organisations to deliver and co-ordinate befriending support in Medway

Befriending Scheme
Involving Medway

Involving Medway is a project supported by Medway Clinical Commissioning Group (MCCG) that explores effective ways of engaging local community-based groups and residents, in order to promote better health and wellbeing and to help transform local services. Please click below for more information.

Full Information