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

Want to find out information and advice on community activities, events and more?

Click above and check out the new Live Well York website

Help With Finding Funding

Check out our list of funding opportunities

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

Want to share your stuff, space and skills?

Check out Comoodle, York’s FREE online sharing platform


Latest Voluntary Voice enewsletter

Have you had an (electronic) flick through our latest Voluntary Voice enewsletter yet? You'll find an introduction to new members of the CVS Team, funding, volunteering and job opportunities as well as events and updates from York's Voluntary and Community Sector....

Let’s talk about York…

Play your part in helping how York presents itself to the world and shape York’s future Organisations from across the city have come together to better understand and promote what makes York ‘York’. With funding secured from the Leeds City Region business rates pilot;...

Find Volunteering Opportunities in York

Volunteering opportunities in York If you missed our Volunteering Fair last week, don't worry, you can explore just some of the volunteering opportunities in York by clicking on the links below: Association of Child Protection Professionals Age UK York Alan Bott...

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