Welcome to VAR!

Voluntary Action Rutland, based at the Rutland Community Hub, has a vision to improve the quality of life for the people of Rutland via the support of an effective, active and engaging voluntary and community sector.

WHAT DO WE OFFER?

TRANSPORT SCHEME

We operate an extensive transport scheme for frail, elderly, disabled and vulnerable people to enable them to access medical appointments and social activities.

We have minibuses adapted for wheelchair use on site and a VAR car for hire - these are primarily operated by volunteer drivers but can be available for self-drive.

Our Transport Office is managed as a separate department from our Main Reception. Please use their direct phone number 01572 724705

VAR is an ideal venue for your meetings and events with its location in Oakham, facilities for disabled users, easy access to public transport and free parking.

ROOMS TO HIRE AT COMPETITIVE RATES

There are a wide range of groups and activities that are based at the Rutland Community Hub, ranging from Music Bugs to Knit and Natter. 

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COMMUNITY GROUPS

Rutland Community Hub is home to a variety of other agencies and services, such as the Healthcare Support Shop, Turning Point, Rutland Rotaract Family Support Centre and Snowdrop Care. 

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NETWORKING SERVICES

NOTICE

FRIDAY 22ND OCTOBER 2021 -TRANSPORT

Due to planned works, there will be no electricity, wi-fi, or telephones in operation on this date only. 

FRIDAY 22ND OCTOBER 2021 - VAR

On this date, there will be no electricity, wi-fi, or telephones in operation on this date only. 

News

VAR TRUSTEE VACANCIES

We are always keen to hear from you if you might be interested in becoming a VAR Trustee.  We currently have a specific vacancy for the role of Treasurer.  For more details please click here.

EVENTS AT THE RUTLAND COMMUNITY HUB 

To browse Community Events at the VAR centre and across Rutland please follow the link below. 

EXCITING NEW VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Volunteering is a great way to learn new skills, meet new people and boost your CV.

 

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer or would like to advertise for volunteers. Please look at our Voluntary Opportunities page or on our Facebook Page. 

ADVERTISE HERE

If you would like to advertise a volunteering opportunity, community activity/support group or fundrasing event on our website please get in touch with a member of the team