Welcome to Sefton CVS

Sefton Council for Voluntary Service (CVS) is an independent registered charity with a borough-wide brief to assist and support voluntary community and faith sector (VCF) activity across Sefton, Merseyside.

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Help for Organisations

Sefton CVS offer a wide range of services to groups such as bid-writing, accountancy & training

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Sefton Warm Spaces

Find out more information about our 'Warm Spaces' initiative with Sefton Council

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Here For You Directory

Search for local voluntary, community & faith sector services using the Here For You Directory

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    Sefton CVS Training Offer

    Sefton CVS has a training package on offer to the VCF sector in Sefton. The offer contains a package of 25 high quality online training programmes for the exceptional value of £15pp to those VCF sector organisations based in Sefton.

    Sefton Warm Spaces

    Working alongside voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations and in partnership with Sefton Council we have established a network of Warm Spaces across Sefton this winter. These include libraries, community centres, community hubs and other places offering a safe, warm place to connect with others.


    Sefton 4 Good is a charity initiative from Sefton Council for Voluntary Service (CVS). It encourages local people to come together and give their time, skills, money and resources to help local good causes. Our role as Sefton CVS is to manage the project, bring people together, and enable new relationships to flourish.

    News and events

    Sefton calls for end of violence against women and girls on White Ribbon Day

    White Ribbon Day 2023, which falls on Friday November 24th, aims to raise awareness about the challenges — and dangers — women and girls face in day to day life.
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    Winter Support Grants 2023 – Deadline Wednesday 6 December 2024

    The Winter Support Grants, coordinated by Sefton CVS, working with NHS Cheshire and Merseyside and the Sefton Partnership, will provide funding from £500 up to £5,000 for local community health & wellbeing projects aiming to improve access to support for older people this winter.
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    UKSPF ‘Digital Connectivity for Community Facilities’ grants programme: Round 3 now open

    The third funding round of the UKSPF-funded Digital Connectivity for Community Facilities grants programme is now open.  The application deadline is 5pm, Friday 15 December.
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    Support & Services for Groups

    Sefton CVS provides a wide range of support and services to Sefton’s local voluntary, community and faith sector – whether that’s local people thinking about starting up a group or charity, or more established organisations wanting to grow and develop.

    Helping groups to be governed and managed well, and to be clear about their direction and goals is the cornerstone of our support and development services.

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