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Get on yer bike!

Every day at Social Vision, we meet inspirational people who are doing really great things right on our doorstep. And we are passionate about sharing their story. GoGet are one of those innovative organisations who

York Neighbours – a little support goes a long way

A lovely York charity Bec met recently was ‘York Neighbours’ based in the Raylor Centre on James Street.  They and their group of volunteers ‘lend a hand’ to people in the city over the age

Hosts needed for young homeless

SASH is a local charity which prevents youth homelessness in York, all of North and East Yorkshire.  SASH owns no property but rely on volunteers with a spare room, our ‘hosts’, who can provide accommodation

Supported employment for adults with complex needs

United Response Training Employment and Community (URTEC) service in York have recently been commissioned by the City of York Council & Department Work and Pensions to provide personalised specialist support to adults with learning and

Community projects

Bratislava’s vibrant community hub

I recently had an amazing walk around the Old Market Hall in Bratislava, on a research trip into community regeneration. A local community group took over the building around 5 years ago. The huge hall

Opportunity to take your youngsters to the Lakes

As you may remember, in early 2017 Social Vision spent a lot of time working with the charity Chance for Change, who take young people from inner cities, and show them the delights (and challenges!)

FUNDING: for projects in Micklegate Ward, York

Grants of up to £3,000 are available for community groups in the Micklegate Ward to address current priorities, including: a neighbourhood shaped by the community a community where all generations are supported, looked after and

FUNDING: New or improved community facilities

Garfield Weston have a 60th Anniversary Fund available for community projects: We understand that communities need good facilities and that raising funds takes time and effort.  For this reason our Weston Anniversary Fund will award