External Job Opportunity: Kids Inspire

29th November 2021Jobs

Kids Inspire are recruiting a Trusts and Foundations Assistant (Internship) to join their team of supportive, collaborative specialists. Successful candidates will share their passionate commitment to empowering children, young people and their families to build resilience through the healing of adverse childhood experiences and trauma. The Trusts and Foundations Assistant (Internship) role is a twelve-month paid Internship … Read More

EXTENDED: Essex Short Breaks Inclusion Fund

23rd August 2021Funding Opportunities, Funding Opportunity, News

Do you require funding to make community activities accessible for Children and Young People with special educational needs and/or disabilities (SEND) and their families? Do you require funding to purchase specialist equipment, training, consultancy or run a pilot project to enable children and young people with SEND aged 0 –25 years to have greater access … Read More

All children need love and a child with disabilities is no different

23rd October 2020Community, News

You can enhance a child’s life from as little as a weekend a month alongside a full-time job to providing full-time foster care. Essex County Council best match children to your family, offer bespoke local training and 24/7 professional support. Nicola and Tony Hascomb say fostering a child with disabilities is the best thing they … Read More

City of Chelmsford Mencap Upcoming Events

17th January 2020Chelmsford CVS, News

City of Chelmsford Mencap have released information about their upcoming dates for the Community Lunches and Gateway events throughout the year. Community Events Gateway Clubs The Gateway Clubs’ 2020 programme, Around the World in 40 Days, is inspired by the adventures of Phileas Fogg, who went around the world in eighty days in a hot air … Read More

Kids Inspire Christmas Appeal 2018

26th November 2018Chelmsford CVS

Kids Inspire are once again warmly welcoming your Christmas gift and hamper donations for their Christmas Appeal 2018. All of the donations will be distributed to children and young people who, without Kids Inspire and you, may not have an extra-special Christmas, so please give generously! Please see the flyers below which detail all that you can … Read More

External Job Opportunity: Families In Focus

13th August 2018Jobs

Families In Focus are a leading independent parent led registered charity providing holistic support to families of children with disabilities and special needs (aged 0 to 25) across Essex, who require advice, information and support, particularly at times of change, challenge and crisis.  An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Saturday Co-ordinator required for our very … Read More

InterAct Activity Programme January – March 2018

8th December 2017Chelmsford CVS, Community, Events/ Opportunities

InterAct’s new January – March 2018 Programme is here! InterAct supports some of society’s most vulnerable children, young people and their families. From leisure and social activities, parenting and relationship support, to community connection and volunteering. From hand drumming to Spice Girls and the world’s tallest and longest tunnel slide to pamper evenings, they are … Read More

Foster carers change children’s lives

21st August 2017Chelmsford CVS

Foster carers with Essex County Council help build better, brighter futures for hundreds of children across Essex every year. Could you provide a loving, safe, stable home and a nurturing environment to support the most vulnerable children in our county grow in confidence and achieve their potential? You don’t need any specific qualifications to foster, … Read More

Children and Young People’s Plan 2016

24th June 2016Chelmsford CVS

The Essex Children and Young People’s Strategic Partnership brings together representatives from the different agencies in our County who work with children, young people and their families. The Partnership discusses what are the most important issues and problems for children, young people and families in Essex and decides what we are going to do about them. The latest version … Read More