Uttlesford Community Action Network (previously known as the Council for Voluntary Service Uttlesford – or CVSU) is a registered charity whose primary mission is to support communities to thrive, and to improve the quality of life of people in Uttlesford.

We do this by:

In all of these areas, we facilitate collaboration within and between sectors by sharing insight, data, and knowledge of forming alliances that build capacity to co-produce and deliver high quality services that residents want and need.

All of our work is for the benefit of Uttlesford’s communities. We are an independent local charity and member of NAVCA.

We prioritise action to:

  • Improve health and wellbeing amongst the local population;
  • Address inequalities, enhance social cohesion and resilience;

Delivering Action

Directed by our insights and local knowledge, we continue to build a portfolio of services and projects to address unmet needs in Uttlesford, delivered in collaboration with local partners in the voluntary sector and beyond.

Our current services include:

Community Action