COVID-19 Guidance

As the impact of COVID-19 increases, we are aware that many local residents and organisations may need additional support and assistance over the coming months.
Please visit Stoke-on-Trent Together - our COVID-19 Support Network.

You can read the VSCE Covid 19 impact report here.
or view our 6 month impact infographic

Welcome to VAST

VAST is a charity dedicated to developing, advancing and promoting the voluntary and community sector in Staffordshire. We do this by providing key services and valuable support, and by encouraging professional development. 

Our aim is to help the local voluntary and community sector prosper and grow, and we have lots of satisfied customers, from small community groups to larger regional organisations.

Take advantage of our wide range of business services, from accountancy, payroll, and database help, to graphic and web design. We also have modern and fully-serviced office and meeting facilities available for hire, in Stafford and Hanley. 

If you think VAST might be able to help you, contact us today.

Our Projects

Kiln Creative

From website design to branding, whatever your creative needs our socially responsible team are here to help.


We can provide affordable solutions for all your accountancy needs. Our services include payroll, bookkeeping and trustee training.

Vintage Volunteers

The transition to retirement can be challenging. We help people aged 60+ participate in fulfilling volunteering activities.

Health Liaison

VASTu2019s Strategic Liaison Officer facilitates the strategic engagement of the VCSE sector with the local CCGu2019s.rn

Dudson Cafe

Hungry? The Dudson Cafe serves simple, tasty, wholesome food in a relaxed and friendly setting.


Helping residents of Newcastle and Stoke-on-Trent with mobility needs, Door2door is a friendly, local transport service.


Need a new office or meeting space? VAST can offer attractive, modern facilities, all available for hire by the VCSE sector.

Training and Consultation

At VAST we provide bespoke training and support for VCSE trustees, staff and volunteers.

Project Evaluation

VAST provides essential project evaluation services for charities and VCSE organisations.

Totally Stoked

We firmly believe that everyone has something to give. The scheme aims to connect local VCSE groups with businesses and residents.