We are people of

goodwill.

We come from a variety of backgrounds, and are all working together for safer, kinder communities in Taunton Deane.

OUR AIMS

We exist to initiate, facilitate, increase and multiply community transformation in Taunton Deane
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RELATIONSHIP

RELATIONSHIP

We want to forge and strengthen relationships between churches, statutory agencies and voluntary groups (i.e. schools, councils, libraries, social services, non-profits, police)

CONNECTING

We aim to identify, connect, and mobilize the skills and capacities of local people.

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CONNECTING

VALUING DIVERSITY

We actively invite participation from marginalized groups (i.e. the lonely and isolated, rough sleepers, families, young people)

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VALUING DIVERSITY

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COMMUNITY PROVISION

COMMUNITY PROVISION

We aim to map any and all existing community provision.

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ENHANCING & UTILIZING

ENHANCING & UTILISING

We want to better value and utilize our existing community spaces, enhance our local economy by mobilizing the enterprise and job-related skills of local people, and help to develop existing community provision to enhance/build community life.

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ENGAGING

ENGAGING

We want to actively engage with/use a wider base of resources for the good of the community. (personnel, economic, space, connections, skills, expertise etc, of institutions, other community/volunteer groups, and individuals)

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HOW WE OPERATE

ROC Taunton Deane provides the following resources…

1: A welcoming online and physical space for people with ideas for community transformation to access, in order to be supported in moving forward. This support includes…

  • - A robust and growing database of resources available in areas such as local knowledge, expertise, local spaces, and funding streams
  • - A range of centrally run training (such as community mentor training)
  • - A map of existing community provision across a range of areas (including marginalised groups such as the lonely and isolated, rough sleepers, young people, and families)

2: A small number of centrally run projects for people to engage with

3: A range of centrally run training to help individuals and small groups to replicate the work of ROC TD in their local community/street/workplace (such as ‘connectors’ training)

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