MPAC is an umbrella organisation that offers services based on the needs of child centred organisations. We are a one-stop shop for organisations to gain support, advice and guidance. We feel that providing services which enable child centred organisation’s to strive and achieve is essential to the growth of communities and the young people within it.

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MPAC are a registered body with the Disclosure and Barring Service.  This means we can provide the service of applying for a DBS certificate.

Our charges;

Volunteer    £7.50

Employee or a person who will make monetary gain from their DBS   £56.00

We have a drop in service for individual applicants.  For group of ten or more we can arrange for a member of staff to visit your organisation and complete applications.  There may be a small charge for those organisations that don’t live within the city boundaries’.

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MPAC role out our Play Simply grant twice a year, coinciding with the school Easter and Summer Holidays.  This will be advertised on our website and facebook page.  Organisations that have been awarded will receive an email making them aware that the grant is open for applications. 

Play Simply grant application (pdf)

Play Simply guidance notes (pdf)

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We offer a service to our members which will support their capacity building.  Offering support in how to produce policies and procedure which are unique to the individual organisation.  Having the knowledge and experience to signpost for funding opportunist.

MPAC aim to build the capacity of organisations that provide services to children, young people and the wider community.  Supporting fledgling groups in the growth to organisation and leaving them with the reassurance they can return to MPAC for guidance.  Our existing members access MPAC services for the continuing growth and sustainability of their organisation.  The services of our members reflect the needs of their communities.

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Our Hotdesking service is becoming increasingly popular.  We offer the use of one of our smaller offices for a daily and half day fee. Ideal for charities, small businesses, freelancers and anyone who needs to rent desk space on a flexible basis.

Registered users will have access to:-

Laptop plug-in facilities.

Broadband internet.

Fax and printer.

Locked filling cabinet.

Discounted photocopying.

Rooms for client meetings.

Use of shared kitchen facilities.



Desk space will be rented via a booking system.

Registration for Hotdesking (pdf)