There is support out there to help you get back to living your best life. The first step is to reach out and talk to people about what you are going through. We have put together resources to help you to support yourself and the people around you.

Wellbeing Courses

We offer a space to explore new ways to improve your wellbeing and gain valuable tools to help you navigate your daily life. Our expert tutors will be there with you every step of the way for guidance and support.

Family Wellbeing

These courses offer families guided support and tips on keeping children emotionally well. We deliver courses and workshops based on the developmental age of your children.

Courses Include:

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    Emotional Wellbeing KS1, KS2 and Teenagers
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    Emotional Wellbeing for Parents
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    Separation Anxiety
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    Understanding Anxiety
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    Parental Guilt

Financial Wellbeing

Responding to the cost of living crisis, we are delivering courses that will help residents to reduce their household bills and gain qualifications to boost their career opportunities and earning potential.

Find out about:

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    Free and Low Cost Services
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    Free and Low Cost Courses
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    Money Saving Tips

Support for Refugees

We are offering a range of support for refugees including courses and local events, if you would like to find out more please visit our English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) webpage or contact our ESOL team.

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Support Throughout Winter

Community Support from Livewell

To find out more about the support available, please click here.

Essex Wellbeing Service

The Essex Wellbeing Service is for all Essex residents, not just the vulnerable, and aims to help them with the practical, emotional and social care support they need as lockdown eases.

Essex Coronavirus Action group

A new FacebookTwitter and Instagram page has been set up, a collaboration between Essex County Council, The Essex Public Health Team, and local Facebook group owners, to carry out three main objectives during the COVID-19 outbreak – prevent, inform and assist.

Community support throughout Essex

Visit the Livewell community support page to find out information about the support in your area.

Live Well Link Well

Are you looking to make changed to improve your social, physical and mental wellbeing? Live Well Link Well is a free and confidential social prescribing service in Essex that provides practical or emotional support of a non-medical nature.

Connect Well in Mid Essex

Do you want to feel more involved in your community, meet new people or make some changes to improve your health and wellbeing? Connect Well is an easy way to access a wide variety of support and services in the districts of Braintree, Maldon and Chelmsford.

Volunteering matters

Find out more about volunteering in your area, discover the benefits of it and hear about people’s stories.


Castle Point Association of Voluntary Services (CAVS) is a not for profit charity and Council for Voluntary Service (CVS) with a strong community presence in Essex. CAVS provides information, advice and guidance to voluntary and community organisations, to develop solutions for local issues.
For volunteering opportunities  in the Castle Point area:

Community 360

Community 360 provide a range of services and volunteering opportunities across Braintree District and Colchester Borough, delivering services for community development, community transport and volunteers.

Essex Befriending Service

Befriending service for carers, those with mental health problems, older people or with a learning disability.

And Much More

To find out more about the above and to see all support available, please click here.

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