Community Works supports the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector. We believe that volunteering and community action make our local communities better.

We create the connections that help people use their time, expertise and energy effectively to bring about positive change.

We offer

  • one to one advice and support
  • sector representation and strategy
  • networks and events
  • resources and good practice guides
  • volunteering brokerage and guidance
  • mentoring programme
  • training
  • email groups
  • newsletters

We give voluntary and community organisations the support and platform they need to make a difference to local lives and issues.

Help & Guidance

We connect hundreds of local community groups and voluntary organisations to each other for mutual support.

Email groups and Networks

We help people who want to volunteer their time to find local opportunities that make the most of their abilities and ambitions.


We connect local businesses and the public sector with voluntary and community organisations so everyone can benefit.


The support and networks we create between organisations and people help to build stronger and fairer local areas for everyone.

Voice and Reps


The Voluntary Sector in numbers

£170 million

Each year the Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise sector contributes millions of pounds to the local economy.