Lincolnshire Community and Voluntary Service

Lincolnshire Community and Voluntary Service (LCVS) is a charity working in a variety of ways to support the health and wellbeing of communities and individuals.

We work with local groups and charities to provide practical, community based solutions to social and economic problems and provide a forum for sharing information and knowledge.


Social Prescribing

Group Support

Whatever your area of interest or motivation to become a volunteer, we can support you to find the perfect volunteering role.

Our volunteering support service is also here to help you recruit volunteers for your organisation.

Social prescribing starts with the question, “what is important to you?” 

Social Prescribing Link Workers support people to think about their goals, how they can move towards achieving them and the help they need.

Whether your group is well established, just getting going or you have an idea and want to start a new group, our specialist team of community development officers can support you and your community group or organisation with a range of topics.

Community Projects

Lincolnshire Community and Voluntary Service uses its experience and connections to work with partner agencies and authorities to deliver specific projects and training.

We also have a valued role as a trusted voice to represent our communities in decision-making and policy planning arenas.

Latest News

Meet Up Mondays to tackle loneliness in Boston

The Ridge Rooms cafe in Boston is continuing its mission to tackle loneliness and social isolation in our town by launching Meet Up Mondays. Following on from being the first café in Boston to join the Chatty Café scheme, Leanne and her small team at The Ridge Rooms...

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Workshop to help voluntary organisations grow their business

Are you looking to increase your social impact and grow your business? Then Co-operative and Social Enterprise Development Agency is holding a workshop designed just for you. The Social Enterprise Investment workshop will be held on Friday, June 28 from 10am to 1pm at...

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Time to celebrate for Volunteers’ Week

Volunteers' Week is a chance to celebrate and say thank you for the fantastic contribution millions of volunteers make across the UK. It takes place 1-7 June every year and is an opportunity to celebrate volunteering in all its diversity. As well as helping others,...

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Healthwatch says thanks to volunteers

Local charity Healthwatch Lincolnshire will be celebrating the difference volunteers make to their organisation and thanking them for all their time and dedication during this year’s Volunteers’ Week, which runs from 1-7 June.  On the 4th and 6th June, Healthwatch...

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NHS England showcases social prescribing in Lincolnshire

NHS England has produced an 18-minute podcast exploring the value of joined-up working between the health system and voluntary sector on social prescribing in Lincolnshire. The focus is on the Gainsborough pilot area. LCVS and VCS are working together with health...

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How We Support You

Funding Advice

Need funds? Get funds! We supported groups to secure more than £1 million in 2015-16.

Get Involved

Find the perfect volunteering role in your local community.

People Power

Find the volunteers you need through our experienced Volunteer Centres.

Support health

We have the contacts and experience to make your health project a success.

Keep Informed

Get the latest updates and news affecting the Voluntary Sector in your area.

Get Skilled

Improve your skills with our tailored training courses.


We will help you find your ideal role.

Find funding for your group or project

LCVS can help you find and secure the funds you need.

DBS checks

We charge just a £5 admin fee for volunteer DBS checks

Contact Us

If you have any enquiries about our organisation or would like to find out more about one of our services, please do get in touch.

For general enquiries please call (01205) 510888 or email

For more information on our area offices, see the Contact Us page