What is Links? 

Links is the short title of "Links: the Chesterfield and North East Derbyshire Council for Voluntary Service and Action Limited". (CVS) 


Links provides support to voluntary organisations and community groups operating in the local government districts of Chesterfield and North East Derbyshire. Links also leads projects and works  in partnership across a wider area of Derbyshire. 


For more information, please download our leaflet here



Links can help with free advice on:- 

  • Starting a group - click here
  • Constitution - guidelines to help you write a constitution that clearly states your aims and how you will run your group.

      Constitution Booklet - click here

      Constitution Template - click here

  • Charity registration - click here
  • Legal status - click here
  • Roles & responsibilities of management committees - click here
  • Funding appointments - click here to complete questionnaire
  • Insurance - click here
  • Policies - what policies you need to show that you are running an effective organisation. click here
  • Employing staff - understanding employment law and how to recruit and manage staff. click here


You can access this help in several different ways:


  • Meeting/discussion with our Advice & Project Manager - click here to complete questionnaire
  • Telephone advice
  • Email
  • Looking on our website
  • Attending training & events - click here


To discuss any of the above or if you would just like to chat about your group call us on 01246 274844, or email us on linkscvs@btconnect.com

Our website is www.linkscvs.org.uk


This free advice is funded by Chesterfield Borough Council, Derbyshire County Council, North East Derbyshire District Council, and earnings from fees.


If you operate in Chesterfield & North East Derbyshire & wish to receive our mailings click here


Privacy Policy

Part of our core work is to provide groups with up to date information. You can view Links CVS Privacy Policy here to see how we store your data


Opening Times

Monday - 10am - 4pm

Tuesday - 10am - 4pm

Wednesday - 10am - 4pm

Thursday - 10am - 4pm

Friday - 10am - 4pm


Contact Links CVS on: 01246 274844

Or email: linkscvs@btconnect.com







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