Local Infrastructure: CVS and Volunteer Centres

Make connections with your Local Infrastructure organisations, reach out to a local CVS or Volunteer Centre for advice and support where you are.


A voluntary and community sector support organisation, offering a range of services, enabling local organisations and communities to make a difference.

Your Wellbeing Bedfordshire provides information, advice and support to help you solve your own problems and build a good life as a member of the community.

Bedfordshire Rural Communities Charity Bedfordshire Rural Communities Charity (BRCC) is the leading community development agency working across Bedfordshire, with a proven track record built up over 60 years. (BRCC) is the leading community development agency working across Bedfordshire, with a proven track record built up over 60 years.

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

CCVS is a registered charity set up to champion and support community and voluntary groups, and promote volunteering across Cambridge City, South Cambridgeshire and Fenland.

Hunts Forum of Voluntary Organisations is an independent, non-profit making registered charity based in Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire that supports charities.

VCAEC is an independent, non-profit making registered charity based in Ely, Cambridgeshire.

VCF is the official local administrator for the national Do-It volunteer web-site. They provide a professional recruitment service with one-to-one profiling of individuals to identify appropriate volunteering opportunities at local Job Cafes and Job Clubs. 

Supporting Volunteers and Voluntary Organisations 

Peterborough Council for Voluntary Service (PCVS) is a registered charity that supports the voluntary sector in Peterborough.


Rainbow Services works for change to alleviate the effects of disadvantage, deprivation and socialexclusion through imaginative projects that support, enable and develop people and organisations, and which stimulate beneficial change in the local community. 

CVSU is a charity that supports and advises the community and voluntary sector in Uttlesford. They also deliver services that address loneliness and isolation, and are working to increase digital inclusion within our district. 

Voluntary Action Epping Forest is an independent charity known as a council for voluntary services or CVS. 

Chelmsford CVS is an independent support and development organisation set up to champion, support and strengthen local charities, voluntary and community groups. 

Castle Point Association of Voluntary Services (CAVS) is a not for profit charity and Council for Voluntary Service (CVS) with a strong community presence in Essex.

Community360 is an independent, charitable infrastructure organisation whose aim is to inspire groups to seize opportunities and become more enterprising and sustainable.

Maldon and District Community Voluntary Service exists to support thriving and strong communities in the Maldon District. The charity was set up in response to a community need for voluntary sector infrastructure support.

Brentwood Council for Voluntary Service (BCVS) is a local independent voluntary organisation formed and run by the local voluntary groups to promote, support and develop effectiveness of voluntary action. 

SAVS is an independent charity known as a council for voluntary service or CVS

Thurrock CVS (Community and Voluntary Services) supports local organisations and community groups in Thurrock by working behind the scenes to ensure the long term future of essential services delivered by the voluntary sector.

RRAVS’ vision is of a strong voluntary sector which is at the heart of a vibrant and caring Rochford District where people are able to fulfil their potential through voluntary and community action. 

Basildon, Billericay and Wickford Council for Voluntary Service (BBWCVS) was formed in October 1979 as an independent registered charity that exists to promote, develop, support and represent a thriving, effective, voluntary and community sector in the borough.

The Havering Volunteer Centre is a local charity that will help you find the perfect volunteering opportunity


Community Action Dacorum is a charity that provides a circle of support to the local community. 

Communities 1st aims to support local communities to thrive through support, knowledge, voice, infrastructure and innovation.

The CVS for Broxbourne and East Herts aim to promote any charitable purposes for the benefit of the community in the local government districts of Broxbourne and East Hertfordshire and surrounding areas. 

CVS North Herts & Stevenage are the infrastructure organisation for the Voluntary and Community Sector in North Hertfordshire and Stevenage. Championing, supporting, and working with the voluntary, community, faith, and social enterprise sector. 

The Welwyn Hatfield Community and Voluntary Services provides support and advice to Voluntary and Community Organisations as well as to individuals, groups and communities  in Welwyn and Hatfield. 

Watford & Three Rivers Trust envision a community in which people are connected, informed and take responsibility for the wellbeing of themselves and others. 


Helping the Voluntary, Community & Social Enterprise in Suffolk. 

Bringing people together to overcome some of society's most complex issues through the power of volunteering.

Halesworth Volunteer Centre has been working in Halesworth and the surrounding villages for over thirty years and has built up a wealth of local knowledge.

MSVOF owns Red Gables and Redwoods (the Old Library) and manages them to provide a lively and inviting community hub in the centre of Stowmarket. 

Milton Keynes

Supporting the Voluntary and Community Sector of Milton Keynes.


Voluntary Norfolk is Norfolk's leading charity for volunteer recruitment, volunteer services and volunteer support for work to people and the community.

Community Action Norfolk (CAN) is the leading organisation for engagement with the VCSE sector in Norfolk. They are funded by Norfolk County Council to help build a positive dialogue between the VCSE sector and in particular Norfolk County Council. CAN work closely with the other lead organisation for this work, Momentum (Norfolk).

Momentum (part of Voluntary Norfolk) offers support to voluntary and community organisations working with 11-19 year olds to help them run high quality, safe and inclusive services for young people.