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


Magical community garden WLTM new friends

YUMI, York’s intercultural friendship group, is about to open the gates of its international community garden for the 2019 growing season, and are on the lookout for new friends and volunteers to help them out. YUMI welcomes everyone! You might be a keen gardener,...

Connecting Communities

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,...

York Celebrates Autism event

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...

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