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


Free family friendly workouts for all this half term

Have you ever wanted to workout with your children, and their Grandparents too, but didn’t know how? Well now is your chance! Move the Masses are bringing their free workouts to a park near you this half term. There are three, totally free, workouts happening in three...

Benenden Health Community Grant Scheme

Health and wellbeing provider Benenden are looking for community projects or programmes to support through one-off grants in and around your local area. The grants awarded will be up to £2,000 per initiative and ideally will have an impact on the services provided,...

Volunteers Needed York 50 + Festival Team

This is the fifteenth year of the York 50+ Festival, a grassroots citywide event that brings thousands of older people together with younger people to experience new activities and enjoy old ones. It is part of the national celebration around 1 October, 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