Community support

Get help in your community

The Essex Wellbeing Service

The Essex Wellbeing Service (EWS) offers a single point of access to practical, emotional and specialist support. All Essex residents, including parents and families, can use this service.

If you or someone you know needs advice, EWS provides support with:

  • feelings of loneliness or isolation
  • debt, housing or employment questions
  • parenting and family matters
  • caring responsibilities
  • mental wellbeing
  • learning disability/autism
  • dementia care
  • sensory impairment
  • quitting smoking
  • keeping physically active

Call: 0300 303 9988

Opening hours:
Monday to Friday, 8am to 7pm
Saturday and Sunday, 10am to 2pm

Community Hubs

Community Hubs across Essex are helping vulnerable residents during coronavirus. They can help you if don’t have family and friends to support you with basic tasks such as shopping for food and other support needs.
Find a Community Hub near you.

Other organisations

United in Kind helps people across Essex work together to reconnect with our neighbours and communities to help overcome loneliness.

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