FAMILY SUPPORT ASSISTANT NEEDED- FRONT DESK

SNAP supports families who have a child or young person, aged 0-25, with any additional need or disability. No diagnosis or referral is needed for them to access our support. We cover the whole of Essex, Thurrock and Southend and we are currently helping more than 3,200 families. Over 6,000 families have been supported since … Continue reading FAMILY SUPPORT ASSISTANT NEEDED- FRONT DESK

Local Schools ‘hands on’ approach to commemorating Corringham IMC

Last week, a group of children from the local Graham James Primary School visited the Corringham Integrated Medical Centre (IMC) site to make their mark on the new building. The mark in question was a series of hand paintings across the dividing screens in the reception area. These screens separate reception from bathroom facilities and … Continue reading Local Schools ‘hands on’ approach to commemorating Corringham IMC

Volunteers Week 2022 is coming!

Volunteers Week takes place 1-7 June every year. It's a chance to recognise the fantastic contribution volunteers make to our communities and say thank you. The official Volunteer week website has lots of free resources such as event poster templates, certificates, how to get involved and more! View Volunteer Week ideas and resources The Volunteer … Continue reading Volunteers Week 2022 is coming!

Thurrock CVS hold Community Trustees Training

This week we held our Trustees Training at Thurrock CVS, led by our Community and Voluntary Sector Development worker, Vanessa Bennett. We had 16 individuals from the voluntary sector attend the hybrid session to learn more about key legal responsibilities of trustees, liabilities and how a board of trustees should operate alongside staff/volunteers and more. We're … Continue reading Thurrock CVS hold Community Trustees Training

Purfleet-on-Thames Community Forum to host Jubilee Celebration

Purfleet-on -Thames Community Forum are organising a free event on, 2nd June to celebrate the Queens Platinum Jubilee. It will be on the green by the Royal Hotel at Purfleet-on-Thames, RM19 1QA and is open to all. On the day  the Town Crier will make a proclamation at 2pm in the central atrium of Lakeside … Continue reading Purfleet-on-Thames Community Forum to host Jubilee Celebration

TCVS distribute backpack donations to local homeless charity

This week Thurrock CVS received another fantastic donation from local retailer IKEA. IKEA Thurrock kindly donated 80+ backpacks for Thurrock CVS to distribute to charities and community groups. This week, we had the pleasure of donating 30 backpacks to the Friends of Essex and London Homeless charity, who support people in crisis around the borough. … Continue reading TCVS distribute backpack donations to local homeless charity

Age Well East are recruiting in Thurrock

Age Well East are recruiting 2 Thurrock Friendship Co-ordinatorsAge Well East is a values-driven organisation with a passion for making the greatest difference to people 60+ by supporting and empowering them to live happier and healthier lives. The current services they provide covers: - Identifying benefits that those over 60 are entitled to and supporting … Continue reading Age Well East are recruiting in Thurrock

Young Crocheter praised by Thurrock residents

Meet Stanley, he's 11 years old and lives in Stanford. During lockdown 2020 Stanley decided to learn the skill of crocheting, self taught from youtube tutorials and clips online. Since then Stanley has continued his new love for crochet and has been posting live facebook videos and free workshops to teach other local residents how … Continue reading Young Crocheter praised by Thurrock residents