York CVS is a social action organisation. They take steps to make positive change, challenge issues and grow new ideas for the future which strengthen communities.
Since 1939, York CVS has supported thousands of local charities, voluntary organisations and social enterprises to do just this. We help them focus on what they do best – making a difference for individuals and their communities.
Healthwatch York’s aim is to put local people at the heart of health and social care services in York.
Healthwatch York is your way to influence local health and social care services – hospitals, care homes, GP surgeries, home care services and many others.
Healthwatch York can help you and your family get the best out of your local health and social care services.
You can be involved in shaping these services according to what your community wants or needs. We want to put you at the heart of health and social care services in York.
Explore York Libraries and Archives Mutual Ltd is an Industrial and Provident Society with charitable status.
We are one third owned by staff and two thirds by our Community Members. Anyone over the age of 16 can apply to own one share in Explore as a Community Member.
Age UK York is an independent local charity. We've been working in the local community to help older people for nearly 50 years. We have 100 dedicated staff and over 400 volunteers
helping us to deliver services and activities for older people in York. Other services include our befriending service, helping people after a stay in hospital and holidays for older people.
Age UK York encourages older people to speak out about local and national issues. We are here to make more of life in York.
York Mind is an independent provider of high quality mental health services in York and its surrounding area.
Our wide range of services help individuals as they recover from a variety of mental health conditions. We are a leading local provider of services supporting individuals recovering from mental ill-health to achieve outcomes that will progress them towards recovery, social inclusion and integration in mainstream activity such as learning, volunteering or employment.
We believe that the condition does not define the individual. To that end, we campaign to raise awareness of mental ill health and combat the stigma surrounding mental health conditions.
York Mind aims to be an inclusive and accessible organization, emphasising the importance of acceptance and tolerance of the beliefs, opinions and wishes of our clients
Our organisation is made up of member GP practices. We are an NHS organisation led by clinicians who understand the needs of the community and the impact that local services have on patients' health.
We serve a population of more than 351,000 York, Selby, Tadcaster, Easingwold and Pocklington people from and the surrounding towns, villages and rural areas.
We are responsible for the monitoring of commissioned healthcare and the planning and design of many of the health services. Our main areas of responsibility are:
Planned hospital care Urgent and emergency care Rehabilitation care Community health services Mental health and learning disability services
York Human Rights City is a catalyst for York's businesses and organisations to champion a vibrant, diverse, fair and safe city.
A Human Rights City is one that seeks to engage with people’s real concerns by using a human rights framework to address local, everyday priorities -such as the right to good quality education, housing, health and standard of living for all its residents, without discrimination.
Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust provide a range of mental health, learning disability and eating disorder services for children, adults and older people living in the Vale of York, as well as
most of North Yorkshire, County Durham and Darlington and Teesside. Visit www.tewv.nhs.uk.
CAY is an independent local charity providing advice on a wide variety of issues including: welfare benefits; money advice; employment; immigration; homelessness; housing; and family legal issues.
We are based at West Offices where we offer a city centre drop-in three mornings a week (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9.30 to 12.30) and casework appointments on the other two days per week. We also operate drop-in and appointments at 16 outreach venues across the city. Together with National Citizens Advice CAY also undertakes research and campaigns to address the causes of issues and to campaign for social change. From April 2019 CAY will provide a Universal Support service for anyone applying for Universal Credit.
Social Vision provides support to not for profits, social enterprises and ethical businesses across the city of York. We help people make connections, grow their idea, increase visibility and provide better services to vulnerable, marginalised
and isolated people across the city.
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