Living Southampton


Southampton values and promotes voluntary and community action throughout the city and has many ways of supporting this. Southampton Voluntary Services (SVS)  is the umbrella organisation in Southampton providing voluntary & community groups working in Southampton with independent support and an independent voice. There are also many other opportunities to get involved in community services to support the city.

Southampton City Council’s Communities Team builds relationship with local people and local communities and has information on volunteering.

Communities and Local Government puts communities in charge of planning, increases accountability and helps citizens to see how their money is being spent by Central Government

Southampton Centre for Independent Living CIC is a Voluntary Sector Organisation with conference facilities, run and controlled by Disabled People.

Do-it is a diverse and comprehensive national database of volunteering opportunities within the UK.