York CVS is a social action organisation

We take steps to make positive change, challenge issues and grow new ideas which strengthen communities.

What We Do

A Thriving Sector

Need help with paying salaries?

Try our tailored service, already used by over 65 sector colleagues

Looking for accommodation, somewhere to meet?

We offer meeting space, a conference hall, office premises in the centre of York

Making volunteering modern

There’s a new city wide strategy coming; watch out for People Helping People

Help With Finding Funding

Check both local and national funding opportunities with our free funding finder

Speaking Up!

Want to make a point?

Our forums pick up ideas, concerns, challenges to pass on to commissioners and decision makers.

Had a good idea about health or social care?

Talk to Healthwatch York, they work to put local people at the heart of health and social care services.

Encouraging Resilience, Supporting Communities

Ready for Anything!

Trained volunteers ready for any emergency

Want to be dementia friendly?

We’re working to make this happen in York CVS

More confidence, less loneliness ..

Ways to Wellbeing, York’s very own version of social prescribing


Training Sessions & Events


28sep10:00 am- 12:00 pmForum For Learning Difficulties

28sep10:00 am- 12:00 pmForum For Learning Difficulties

10% off Priory Street Centre rooms in August

If you’re looking for; » affordable city centre room hire, » quality catering, » stress free IT set up and support, » fully accessible ground floor rooms and a warm welcome, then look no further than The Priory Street Centre.  There’s never been a better time to give...

OCAY Moving to York CVS on 15th August

Why did OCAY choose York CVS? “Having seen how much York CVS has grown and developed over the last 18 months and having used CVS facilities on a regular basis, we were already aware of the quality of what is available. It therefore made sense to look at The Priory...

Are you looking for affordable room hire in central York?

  • 6 rooms from 10-200 people
  • Ideal for conferences, meetings and training events
  • Quality catering
  • Fully accessible
  • Equipment available

These organisations are proud to be part of York CVS

Priory Street CentrePriory Street NurseryYork Dementia Action AllianceHealthwatch York