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


Christmas Opening Times at York CVS

York CVS would like to wish you all a happy festive season and all the best for the start of 2019. Our opening times We close reception here at the Priory Street Centre at lunchtime on Friday 21 December. We will reopen for business on Wednesday 2 January 2019. We...

Community Tools Demo Sessions

Calling all voluntary organisations, local residents, community groups, social enterprises and charities in York! Do you want to make new connections and raise awareness of what you do? Are you interested in how you can find out more about community activities,...

Handyperson service opens in York!

If you, your clients or someone you know needs a hand to make their home safer, brighter and more homely, handyperson Russell's your man! The city's handyperson service was run by Yorkshire Housing, but has been taken over by the council. Russell's now part of the...

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