What is a scheme coordinator?

A Neighbourhood Watch (scheme or area) coordinator is a volunteer who oversees their local Neighbourhood Watch scheme or groups of schemes in their area. Please refer to the links below for guidance about the role.

What does a scheme coordinator do?

If you are a lead coordinator of a scheme with access to messaging options, please read the following guidance that has been provided by Neighbourhood Watch Network (our national team, supported by the Home Office).

Alert Message Restrictions

The importance of privacy for Victims of Domestic Abuse

Also see General Neighbourhood Alert Guidance for Scheme Administrators

If any of you need any assistance, VISAV can be contacted by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. By phone to 0115 9245517 option 1, or, when signed into an administrator account, using the “chat” link.

When logged in you can also access the help centre directly from the left-hand menu.

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