Reach Out For mental Health release Survey and launch Coffee Afternoons

ROFMH are trying to gain a better picture of what's working and what's still needed in terms of mental health support in Essex. If you can take 5 minutes and complete this questionnaire about your own experiences of mental health services in Essex we'd be really grateful. take part in survey here Come along to … Continue reading Reach Out For mental Health release Survey and launch Coffee Afternoons

HMRC can help towards the cost of children’s summer holiday activities

Tax-Free Childcare – a childcare top-up for working parents – can be used to help pay for accredited holiday clubs, childminders or sports activities. HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is reminding working families that they can use Tax-Free Childcare to help pay for their childcare costs over the summer. Tax-Free Childcare – a childcare top-up … Continue reading HMRC can help towards the cost of children’s summer holiday activities

Feeling Good, Caring Well Project

Supporting the emotional and physical wellbeing of Carers across Essex ACTION FOR FAMILY CARERS   http://www.affc.org.uk/feelinggood We support adult Family Carers (including bereaved Carers) online and out in the community with wellbeing sessions: Feel Good Walks – 'walk, talk and support'Learn to MeditateWellbeing Check-inCarers CafeRelaxation SessionsStretch, Release and RelaxPhotography WorkshopsTrips and Visitsand more … view free … Continue reading Feeling Good, Caring Well Project

Thurrock Carers: Carers Week 2021 – Schedule of Events

Carers Week runs from 7th-13th June. Carers Week is an annual campaign to raise awareness of caring and highlight the challenges unpaid carers face. It also helps people who may not see themselves as carers find out where they can access support. This years theme is: Make Caring Visible and Valued. Thurrock Carers Service have … Continue reading Thurrock Carers: Carers Week 2021 – Schedule of Events

Anxiety UK supports Carers Week

It's National Carers Week, Anxiety UK are celebrating by giving all their lovely followers a FREE copy of Caregivers guide to anxiety. Download your copy here: http://ow.ly/idfF50EW6O5 Information about the Guide Written by our CEO Nicky, the guide is the first of its kind in the UK, and offers information and advice to individuals supporting … Continue reading Anxiety UK supports Carers Week

NCVO VOLUNTEERS’ WEEK 2021: A time to say thanks at an important Crossroad for Volunteering

Article Source: NCVO Read the latest governance news, including new trustee recruitment guidance, announcement of the Charities Bill and thoughts on returning to offices Governance Round up May 2021 The impact of the pandemic on the volunteering landscape has been extraordinary. There have been big shifts in how people are volunteering, what they’re doing, and … Continue reading NCVO VOLUNTEERS’ WEEK 2021: A time to say thanks at an important Crossroad for Volunteering

Ellie’s Volunteer Story

Meet Ellie! Ellie was made redundant from her job back in 2012, since then she’s been keeping extremely busy volunteering at numerous local charities including Thurrock CVS. Ellie explained, “After being made redundant, I just couldn’t stand the idea of being at home and doing nothing, that’s when I became interested in volunteering.” Ellie’s volunteering … Continue reading Ellie’s Volunteer Story

Updates from NAF Health

Nutrition Advice for Health (NafHealth) is a Community interest Company set up to offer nutritional education programmes for weight loss, wellness and an improved health to communities at large. Programmes are run by a Nutrition- Dietary Clinician and specialise in obesity and weight loss management with the support of volunteers. NAF Health focuses on community health … Continue reading Updates from NAF Health