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
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We offer meeting space, a conference hall, office premises in the centre of York
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Encouraging Resilience, Supporting Communities
Trained volunteers ready for any emergency
We’re working to make this happen in York CVS
Ways to Wellbeing, York’s very own version of social prescribing
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In 2015 the British Red Cross and Co-op launched a partnership to tackle loneliness across the UK. Their Trapped in a Bubble report investigated the triggers for loneliness in the UK and found that it does not just affect the elderly. Many other groups in society,...
The drop-in event will be held on Saturday 6 April from 10am-1:30pm, at Spark:York CIC, (17-21 Piccadilly, York YO1 9PB) during World Autism Week. Co-created by partners including United Response, City of York Council, the Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group...
Emily, one of Beetle Bank Social Farm's volunteers, shares her experience with York CVS in her blog below. Discovering Beetle Bank Farm Supported by the NHS England volunteering policy, this year I finally took the opportunity to dedicate 5 days to a volunteering...