Category Archives: Counselling / Support Services

Affected by epilepsy?  Book your place now at the Epilepsy Explained Event 11 July 2015

Epilepsy Explained – Saturday 11 July 2015 9.45am to 4.30pm Meath Epilepsy Charity, Westbrook Road, Godalming, Surrey GU7 2QH     (The event is 10 mins (max) walk from Godalming station and the venue has plenty of parking.  Children over 11 years … Continue reading

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Support 4 Sight will soon expand their network of support to people who care for visually impaired relatives or loved ones.

Supporting your loved one with sight loss? Support 4 Sight have been helping people in Essex with sight loss for the last 20 years. They are now expanding their network of support to people who care for visually impaired relatives or loved ones. The advice they can … Continue reading

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There is still time to register for the Hate Crime Event that is taking place at the Civic Centre Tomorrow in Chelmsford

Understanding Hate Crime 25 June 2015, 1.30pm – 5pm.  Council Chambers, Civic Centre, Duke Street, Chelmsford, CM1 1JE Have you been the recipient of a hate crime? Find out what hate crime is, and what the Trust and Essex Police … Continue reading

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View the latest Mid Essex Mind newsletter with details on the free Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) service

Mid Essex Mind was established in 1974 and is affiliated to National Mind a leading mental health charity. To view a copy of their latest newsletter see: Mid Essex Mind Newsletter April 2015 (5) It is now one year since Mid … Continue reading

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Trustee Opportunities with J’s Hospice

J’s Hospice is a hospice at home service for young adults with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions, aged 16-40, and living in Essex. They are seeking new Trustees with a broad range of skills and experience, those with skills and knowledge in … Continue reading

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NHS Continuing Healthcare Consultation – still time to respond

NHS Continuing Healthcare At Home: A Consultation On Proposed Policy Review NHS Mid Essex Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has commissioned Enable East to run a consultation on its behalf on proposals regarding how NHS continuing healthcare (sometimes also known or … Continue reading

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Family Fun Day to encourage families of children with sight loss to meet and have fun – 31 July Broomfield Village Hall

Funtastic Family Fun Day! On Friday July 31st 2015, Support 4 Sight will be holding its first ever FUNTASTIC FAMILY FUN DAY from 10.00am – 3.00pm at Broomfield Village Hall, 158 Main Road, Broomfield, Chelmsford, Essex CM1 7AH. Come and join Support 4 Sight … Continue reading

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New Deaf Achieve Job Club at Chelmsford Library

The Royal Association for Deaf people are starting a new project called “Deaf Achieve”, this is a three year Big Lottery funded project that will deliver job clubs, workshops, health groups and one to one support for the deaf community … Continue reading

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Resilience & Early Intervention Courses & Workshops from InterAct

InterAct Courses & Workshops InterAct have a suite of resilience and early intervention courses.  Training is delivered by qualified trainers and people with real life experience.   Topics are covered in a friendly and supportive environment, alongside others who understand and … Continue reading

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iSEssex is here to help parents and young people with special educational needs

Changes have been introduced to the ways that children and young people age 0-25 with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities are assessed and supported, to enable them to achieve the best possible outcomes in their lives. Over the next few … Continue reading

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Free Safegarding workshops for the voluntary sector

Voluntary and Community Sector Workshops-Safeguarding and Inter-agency Working Essex Safeguarding Children Board, Essex Safeguarding Adult Board, Essex Council for Voluntary Youth Services, your local Essex Children’s Partnership Board and the Safe Network are pleased to invite colleagues from the voluntary and … Continue reading

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Are you #SteppingUp to create a stronger City? Look forward to seeing you at High Chelmer Shopping Centre 27-30 January

#SteppingUp to create a stronger City A new campaign comes to Chelmsford on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday next week (January 27-30) focusing on how local people can ‘step up’ to create stronger communities. The #SteppingUp campaign puts the spotlight … Continue reading

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Need advice? Please note Chelmsford CAB’s new telephone number – going live 26 Jan 2015

CHELMSFORD CITIZENS ADVICE BUREAU NEW ADVICE LINE TELEPHONE NUMBER Chelmsford Citizens Advice Bureau is upgrading its telephone system and will have a new telephone number from 26th January 2015. If you need advice, please call: Advice Line 01245 205656 All … Continue reading

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The Mid Essex Mind Support Time & Recovery (STaR) Service

Mid Essex Mind IAPT STaR Service and Self-Referral Support and Information Clinics for 2015 Mid Essex Mind has been working in partnership with Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust (HPFT) as part of the national initiative to deliver Improving Access … Continue reading

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PCC launches new Essex Victims Gateway website

Essex Victims’ Gateway VICTIMS in Essex now have direct access to support, information and advice at the click of a button thanks to a new website launched by Nick Alston, Police and Crime Commissioner for Essex. The website, www.essexvictimsgateway.org offers … Continue reading

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CHOICES Service delivered by Open Road and EYPDAS (Essex Young People’s Drug & Alcohol Service)

CHOICES Service delivered by Open Road and EYPDAS (Essex Young People’s Drug & Alcohol Service)  Alcohol And Drug Recovery Workers, using the case management approach, providing assessment, brief and extended brief interventions and signposting to other recovery & support centres. … Continue reading

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The South East & Central Essex Mind Bulletin is now available & includes details on Mental Health Training.

The 9th Edition of the South East & Central Essex Mind Bulletin has been released. Features include:– Crisis Care Concordat Mental Health Training Workshops Volunteer Recruitment To view a copy see: Mind Bulletin 009  Training courses available include: Basic Mental Health Training (MH1) MindBasicTrainingPosterAug2014 … Continue reading

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Expressions Of Interest Sought For The Provision Of Day Opportunity Services For Vulnerable Adults

Please see the latest correspondence from Essex County Council on Day Opportunities and Redesign Events. Dear All/ Providers, ECC Day Opportunities Re-design – You Said, We Did “We last contacted you in May 2014 to ask for involvement from you and … Continue reading

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Carers Support From Action For Family Carers

Free Counselling For Unpaid, Family Carers Action for Family Carers has received funding to provide a free, confidential counselling service where carers can receive individual counselling sessions from qualified counsellors in Essex. Carers may wish to explore their feelings around: … Continue reading

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Home Library Service from Essex Libraries For Those Who Find Getting To A Library Difficult

Home Library Service from Essex Libraries If you find getting to a library difficult, or the mobile library does not stop close enough, the Home Library Service is available to anyone living in their own home, in sheltered accommodation or … Continue reading

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