VOCAL Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Forum

About VOCAL Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Forum

VOCAL Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Forum launched  in February 2019 and aims to reduce poverty and inequalities

It brings together voluntary, community & social enterprise (VCSE) groups working in Salford.  It provides representation of the interests and views of VCSE organisations  in Salford and represents these views to Salford Strategic Partnerships or commissioning bodies as agreed by the Forum.   The forum also aims to ensure that members service users interests are considered and our member organisation’s expertise and diverse experience fully informs commissioning and strategy and works with partners towards a more effective, joined up service to better meet the needs of and improve outcomes for residents of Salford .


  • To provide broad ranging representation of the view and interests of VCSE organisations working to reduce inequalities within the City of Salford
  • To represent the views of VOCAL Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Forum Membership at Multi Agency Strategic Partnerships
  • To ensure that the VOCAL Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Forum membership organisations expertise and diverse experience fully informs strategy, service transformation and commissions

Where VOCAL Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Forum championing the involvement of the VCSE Sector

Strategic Partnership


Community Safety Partnership

Community Cohesion & Tackling Hate Crime

Equalities Strategy Writing Group

Equality of Opportunity

Inclusive Economy Strategy Writing Group 

Tackling Poverty and inequality

Safeguarding Adults Board

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults



The Forum meets 4 times per year


Membership is open to VCSE organisations working in Salford.  . Sign up here to become a members


Michelle Warburton ( Voice & Influence Manager)

E-mail: michelle.warburton@salfordcvs.co.uk


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Salford CVS & Volunteer Centre
Registered address 
The Old Town Hall 
5 Irwell Place 
Salford, M30 0FN

Tel: 0161 787 7795 
Email: office@salfordcvs.co.uk


Salford CVS is the city-wide infrastructure organisation for the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector; providing specialist information, advice, development support and opportunities for influence and collaboration.

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