External Job Opportunity: Home-Start Essex

17th May 2022Jobs, News

Home-Start Essex (HSE) is a leading family support organisation that provides high-quality family-led services for families with young children. By mobilising trained volunteers, we support families directly in the home and in group settings to overcome a range of issues such as isolation, domestic abuse, mental health, financial stress and school readiness. They are looking … Read More

Keep it 100 Essex: Providing Information & Support to Under 25s

20th September 2021Community

Your support is vital in order to maintain the Keep it 100 Essex website and to continue providing support and valuable information to those under 25’s that so desperately are in need….. before it’s too late. The Only Sharp Weapon Anyone needs – is a Sharp Mind!The Keep It 100 motive is simple – they … Read More

Emergency Collection for Afghan Refugees

26th August 2021News

DONATIONS PAUSED Following an appeal for donations of items and clothes for individuals arriving from Afghanistan, Essex County Council have now paused donations due to the overwhelming kindness of our residents. ECC kindly ask that you do not take donations to the centres listed online. We will update this page as soon as these donation … Read More

External Job Opportunity: Support 4 Sight

15th March 2021Jobs

Support 4 Sight has an exciting opportunity for the right person to become their new Chief Executive on the retirement of the current CEO. Over the last 27 years, they have built up an impressive track record of improving the lives of the visually impaired people in Mid and West Essex through working closely with the local community. … Read More

Campaign celebrating community spirit launched in Chelmsford

4th January 2021Community

The huge upswell of community action in response to Coronavirus is being celebrated in a new campaign celebrating the Spirit of Chelmsford. Chelmsford CVS – the leading voluntary support organisation for the city and its surrounding areas – has launched the Spirit of Chelmsford, honouring the help given to our communities during the pandemic. The … 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

Coronavirus Volunteers – Thank Yous!

24th August 2020Community, News

The Mayor of Chelmsford, Cllr Jude Deakin, surprised some local people in August with a doorstep visit to offer a personal thank you for volunteering for Chelmsford Community Resilience Hub. Hub volunteers were presented with letters from the Mayor and Lord Lieutenant, together with a card and specially designed Community Volunteer (CV) pin from Chelmsford … Read More

External Job Opportunity: Changing Pathways

6th July 2020Jobs, News

Changing Pathways is a place-based domestic abuse support charity that has been supporting survivors and their children in South Essex and Thurrock for over forty years. We have recently expanded to include services in Brentwood, Epping Forest and Harlow. They have been awarded a new five-year contract delivering support and advocacy for survivors of domestic … Read More