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Voluntary sector

Community Action Suffolk

Volunteering is a great way to help others; Community Action Suffolk can help you find something interesting that you’ll really enjoy. Even if you just have one afternoon to spare, find out more here.





Town pastors

Town pastors are a watchful and caring presence on the streets of Ipswich when the night time economy is at its busiest and to provide appropriate support and assistance, led by Town Pastors Ipswich.


Ipswich Winter Night Shelter

The vision for IWNS is to provide an overnight shelter in Ipswich during the three coldest months of the year hosted each night by one of seven town centre churches (one for each night of the week) which will take in twelve people who would otherwise have to sleep rough. Read more...



Suffolk LGBT+ Network

A charity and support organisation that promotes equality and diversity in Suffolk. Their aim is to combat sexual orientation and gender identity discrimination against Suffolk's LGBT+ population. Services include free counselling, social gatherings and equality and diversity training. Find out more here.


Useful links

Community Action Suffolk | We help you help others

Ipswich Town Pastors

Ipswich Winter Night Shelter | Hope & Hospitality

Suffolk LGBT+ Network 

Volunteer Suffolk is a website dedicated to volunteering

Visit the Suffolk County Council website to find out where you can volunteer locally: Suffolk County Council

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