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

Funding and Development

Direct support for your group or organisation.


Advertise your organisation’s volunteering opportunities and find local voluntary roles.

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Try our tailored payroll service.

Voluntary Voice

Voluntary Sector Forums

Our forums bring the local voluntary, community and social enterprise sector together to discuss and challenge local issues. 

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.

Priory Street Nursery Closure

Priory Street Nursery Closure

Statement: Priory Street Nursery Closure Last summer, York CVS set up a working group to consider the future of Priory Street Nursery, which has been losing money for nearly four years. On 13 November the Board of Trustees met to consider the working group’s...

Funding Fair at the Priory Street Centre

Funding Fair at the Priory Street Centre

Date and time: 27 February, 13:00 - 16:30 Location: Main Hall, Priory Street Centre Join us for our Funding Fair to meet 10 local and national funders and discover what support and funding is available for your group or organisation. Book online via Eventbrite The...

York Islamic Art Circle Event – 16 January

York Islamic Art Circle Event – 16 January

“Shown in a life-like way (or ‘no great art therein’): Ottoman costume albums and the art of self-representation” with Dr Ünver Rüstem (Johns Hopkins University) Thursday 16 January  2020, from 6:30pm – 8pm, at Bowland Auditorium, Berrick Saul Building, University of...

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