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Changes in commissioning

You may be aware of recent changes to commissioning by large organisations, such as the local authority and the Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG). There is a move to have more 'joined up' working at local level - encouraging organisations to work together to deliver...

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A tale of two cities?

York is a city where health, wellbeing and happiness are well above the national average. But for some of our communities, this is certainly not the case. In particular people living with poor mental health are still not getting the services they need. The draft...

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Volunteering over Christmas

Are you one of the very many people in York who spend some or all of your Christmas volunteering? A quick email to numerous York organisations at the end of November revealed that not only are there people who do spend Christmas Day helping out at voluntary...

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“York CVS provides a support backdrop for the voluntary sector. A small charity can feel part of a larger network.”

Lesley Schatzberger, Jessie’s Fund

“Just ask. If they cant help they will probably know somebody who can.”

David Smith, The Retreat

“Having CVS in the background helped YNET to adapt to the regular changes in legislation for charities.”

Dr Mike Phythian, York Natural Environment Trust

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