About us

We’re Wolverhampton Voluntary & Community Action

We used to be called Wolverhampton Voluntary Sector Council (WVSC).

We make a positive difference for people in Wolverhampton by working together with our vibrant communities to cultivate a thriving and inclusive city.

WVCA staff members holding living wage employer signs in an office

Our mission is to provide unrivalled, dedicated support services to the voluntary and community sector.

What do we do and how do we do it?

Our diverse team works side-by-side with communities across Wolverhampton, supporting them to thrive and become resilient.

We believe in community action, volunteering and our person-centred approach supports communities to uncover their strengths and abilities, overcome barriers and influence the decision-making processes that matter to them.

We play a leading role in bringing resources to the city that are then shared with voluntary and community organisations to deliver services for the people of Wolverhampton.

Through our work we hope to develop thriving communities and a fairer society.

As part of our work we deliver a number of projects and programmes where our team work side-by-side with our communities across the city.

We help with…

If you would like more information on our work in any of these areas, please get in touch!

We are a Living Wage employer
We are Disability Confident commited

Our fortnightly newsletter is packed with news on funding opportunities, jobs, events and more! 

Our Vision

Our vision is the world we want to see. It is a world where…

Wolverhampton is a city where everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential.

Wolverhampton is a city where the root causes of inequality are eradicated for good.

There is a thriving voluntary, community and social enterprise sector that supports strong and diverse communities.

We’re not afraid to be bold and move against the tide to make this vision a reality.

Our Principles

Our principles outline the way that our team goes about achieving their work. They help to guide decision-making and are also how we evaluate our work.

We are all about people

The people of Wolverhampton are at the heart of every decision we make. We believe that every person should be given the opportunity to fulfil their potential.

We are changemakers

We seek to understand the challenges
people face. We work tirelessly to challenge
discrimination and commit to combatting
the root causes of inequality.

We seek to collaborate

We know we can achieve more by working in partnership with others. We are your trusted ally, always on hand with resources, experience and passion. We like to work with partners to find solutions. Together we can.

We take bold and innovative action

We are brave, and together we persevere to reach our goals, building a strong network that is agile and resilient.

We strive for progress

We use our diverse skills and experience to
influence and drive forward change. We seek to support our partners to create pivotal and lasting transformation. Though our voice may be calm, our impact is loud.

Want to know more?

Whether you are a resident of Wolverhampton, a member of the voluntary and community sector or an organisation that aligns with our aim to enhance people’s quality of life within the city, we would love to hear from you.

You can contact us here.

Our Projects

Wolverhampton Volunteers aims to strengthen communities & community groups in Wolverhampton & improve the quality of life for people in our city.

Our Social Prescribing service provides a non-medical approach to supporting adults in Wolverhampton to improve their health and wellbeing.

An award-winning project, working closely with Recovery Near You, supporting vulnerable adults in the local community with drug / alcohol-related issues.

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