Voluntary Action Sheffield

supporting voluntary and
community action

Networks and policy

Networks of third sector organisations to have a say in policy and partnership work in the cityVAS is active in partnership and policy work locally to improve the quality of life for Sheffield’s communities. We also support the third sector to be involved in policy and partnerships and have a greater voice and influence in the city.

VAS is involved in the VCF Leadership Group.

In addition, VAS hosts Healthwatch Sheffield - the consumer champion for health and social care for adults, children and young people in the city.

VAS's Chief Executive, Maddy Desforges, is a voluntary and community sector representative on the Sheffield Executive Board, the strategic partnership for the city, ensuring that the sector is involved and engaged in strategic policy.


For more information about VAS's policy work contact:

Maddy Desforges, Chief Executive
Email Maddy 
or call 0114 253 6607.