Mental Wellbeing & Community Support
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Essex County Council (ECC) offer a range of support to help people to improve their wellbeing. Find out more information about the support they offer below.
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.
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.
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 provide a range of services and volunteering opportunities across Braintree District and Colchester Borough, delivering services for community development, community transport and volunteers.
Befriending service for carers, those with mental health problems, older people or with a learning disability.