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our history

 
1992 - COVEY is born!
1 July Community Volunteers Enabling Youth launched in Hamilton and Blantyre.
COVEY wanted to make a difference and be a benefit to the lives and future of the young people and families who needed support.
1998 - Clydesdale expansion - Lanark office established
COVEY receives funding from the National Lottery to expand into the rural Clydesdale area to reach more young people.
 
 
1999 - COVEY registers as a Company Limited by Guarantee
Our Board and governance are established.
2004 - Expansion of services
South Lanarkshire Council include the provision of befriending in Clydesdale in our new contract.
 
 
2009 - Values introduced
We identified the values that we wanted COVEY to be known by and for our team to demonstrate in their professional lives:
Commitment | Openness | Respect | Innovation | Passion
2010 - Expansion of services
South Lanarkshire Council include the provision of befriending in East Kilbride in our new contract.
 
 
2011 - New Logo
Our new logo was introduced to reflect our values and what we do - adding colour to lives. Each coloured spot represents a value with respect at the centre.
2014 - Pathways to Confidence - a new partnership and direction
Working in partnership with Bellshill and Mossend YMCA We expand our focus to the whole family, taking a holistic approach to the challenges that can adversely affect someone's life.
 
 
2014 - Name Change
To reflect the expansion of our mission to support adults we changed our name to Community Volunteers Enabling YOU.
2017 - 25th Anniversary
We celebrated 25 years of supporting children, young people and their families with a variety of events and the introduction of our anniversary logo.
 
 
2018 - Expansion of services
South Lanarkshire Council include the provision of befriending in Cambuslang/Rutherglen in our new contract.
1992 - COVEY is born!
1 July Community Volunteers Enabling Youth launched in Hamilton and Blantyre.
COVEY wanted to make a difference and be a benefit to the lives and future of the young people and families who needed support.
1998 - Clydesdale expansion - Lanark office established
COVEY receives funding from the National Lottery to expand into the rural Clydesdale area to reach more young people.
1999 - COVEY registers as a Company Limited by Guarantee
Our Board and governance are established.
2004 - Expansion of services
South Lanarkshire Council include the provision of befriending in Clydesdale in our new contract.
2009 - Values introduced
We identified the values that we wanted COVEY to be known by and for our team to demonstrate in their professional lives:
Commitment | Openness | Respect | Innovation | Passion
2010 - Expansion of services
South Lanarkshire Council include the provision of befriending in East Kilbride in our new contract.
2011 - New Logo
Our new logo was introduced to reflect our values and what we do - adding colour to lives. Each coloured spot represents a value with respect at the centre.
2014 - Pathways to Confidence - a new partnership and direction
Working in partnership with Bellshill and Mossend YMCA We expand our focus to the whole family, taking a holistic approach to the challenges that can adversely affect someone's life.
2014 - Name Change
To reflect the expansion of our mission to support adults we changed our name to Community Volunteers Enabling YOU.
2017 - 25th Anniversary
We celebrated 25 years of supporting children, young people and their families with a variety of events and the introduction of our anniversary logo.
2018 - Expansion of services
South Lanarkshire Council include the provision of befriending in Cambuslang/Rutherglen in our new contract.




Throughout our history we have developed and grown and taken on new projects. Some of these projects have been provided for a limited period of time which has been determined by the presenting need in our communities or resources available.

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