This directory is a free service, offered by Voluntary Action LeicesterShire (VAL), and contains information on voluntary and community sector (VCS) groups serving Leicester and Leicestershire.

A smarter way to connect

The directory provides groups an online place to attract potential service users and other VCS groups who may be seeking collaborative partners.

Funders, commissioners and other local practitioners may use this directory to refer people to specific services or support*.

Members of the public can quickly find services that may be of use including key information such as dates and times of sessions.

VCS Tracker powers the VAL Online Directory

VCS Tracker, a powerful database built specifically for the voluntary sector, collects the data for this directory.

VCS Tracker is a purpose built database for the voluntary sector. Developed by VAL, VCS Tracker enables organisations to monitor, analyse and collect data. Whether you are a small group or a large organisation, VCS Tracker has features that will suit all your data needs.

Create reports that easily demonstrate the impact of your work and connect with your clients through targeted and effective communications. Use our database to get a true picture of the work you are doing in a fast, flexible and intuitive way. And best of all VCS Tracker is built for you at a very reasonable cost.

Find out more about VCS Tracker

Sharing data responsibly

The information that appears on this directory has been supplied by groups who have agreed to share it publicly.

For more information read VAL's data sharing policy.


Voluntary Action Leicester has provided this data specifically and exclusively for the purpose of sharing information using data provided by it and it’s partner organisations.

This data is provided for the purpose of informing the public and other VCS organisations of the services these organisations provide. Under no circumstances should the data provided (or any derivative thereof) be used in whole or in part for any other purpose other than the above.

Voluntary Action Leicester does not accept any responsibility or liability whatsoever for use by any party of the data provided in breach of these terms.

All data provided by Voluntary Action Leicester is proprietary to the trustees of the organisation. All such data shall not be used by any party for commercial gain

*Not all groups that VAL supports are represented in this directory, funders and commissioners are advised to contact VAL for a full list. In cases where the group is not included on the directory, VAL will be able to provide the group's name but not the contact details.