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    How charities are using apps to engage with service users

    By Ron Moody   At Connect Assist, we understand that service users are often vulnerable and find it difficult to ask for help using traditional channels such as telephone and face-to-face conversations.   By making our services available across a wide range of communication platforms, service users feel reassured that support is always on hand, […]

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    Five considerations to make when integrating your charity helpline

    By Adam Wilkinson  Charities face a huge set of challenges when managing multiple different communications streams with service users and donors. There are many factors to consider when running a helpline, particularly when complex and vulnerable people are relying on a certain level of support. It is therefore easy to understand why so many voluntary […]

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    Marie Curie: Connect Assist provides specially trained contact centre staff at short notice

    Brief Marie Curie is a charity that provides care and support to people living with a terminal illnesses, as well as to their families and friends. Over the last 68 years, it has helped hundreds of thousands of people and families. Marie Curie Nurses work night and day, in people’s homes across the UK, providing […]

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    CiC: Connect Assist provides specially trained staff for out-of-hours helpline

    Brief: CiC provides Employee Assistance Programmes, training, mediation and a range of well-being services to more than 250 organisations, their employees and families throughout the UK and internationally. The organisation works with public, private and third sector employers to offer tailored support packages to over 400,000 employees. The heart of the service is the 24/7, […]

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    Why we take our time to recruit and train our staff

    By Sharon James   Recent research has found that, on average, newly hired call centre employees receive 15 days of training before taking calls from service users. While this may be enough time to provide a thorough overview of a helpline and its service users, at Connect Assist we believe staff training needs to go […]

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    Connect Assist offers free consultancy to deserving charity

    To celebrate our 10-year anniversary, we are offering five days of expert consultancy to a deserving charity in partnership with the NCVO.   The service, which is worth over £5,000, will provide the deserving charity with a tailor-made programme to support their chosen project.   It will include an exploration and assessment stage, allowing the […]

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Racing Welfare Out of hours at crisis! Connect Assist provide consultancy, then service.

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