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


Your views needed on sector trends in the North

Voluntary and community organisations and social enterprises from across the North of England are being invited to contribute to a 10 year study of the voluntary and community sector. Whether your organisation or group is large or small, flourishing or struggling – or...

Growing Green Spaces – Surgery

Growing Green Spaces is a small grants programme funded by City of York Council and managed by York CVS. It offers support to community and voluntary organisations keen to deliver projects with two complementary ambitions: Increasing the range, mix and diversity of...

Voluntary Sector Assembly – Challenging Local Issues

Voluntary Sector Assembly - Update On 22 May, York CVS were joined by over 80 individuals, representing 52 organisations from across York, to actively discuss how the sector could address issues raised in the York Human Rights Indicator Report - with a focus on hate...

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