Pregnancy Pal Volunteer Programme – Join Parents 1st Essex Summer Drop-in Sessions

Becoming a pregnancy pal can mean making the difference of a lifetime for expectant and new parents. It means utilising your parenting experience to be 'someone in their corner' who walks the journey with them during pregnancy, birth and the early months of becoming a parent. If you are interested in becoming part of an amazing … Continue reading Pregnancy Pal Volunteer Programme – Join Parents 1st Essex Summer Drop-in Sessions

‘Time to Move’ sessions

The Stroke Association are working in collaboration with TIME, an Essex based music service, with a concept that allows participants of all ages, abilities and backgrounds, the opportunity to express and experiment, for their own benefit, within a musical environment. ‘Time to Move’ sessions are taking place throughout August and September this summer. These sessions … Continue reading ‘Time to Move’ sessions

New Dementia friendly Community Café in Grays

A wonderful new weekly dementia friendly Community Café hosted at Grays United Reformed Church will be launching on Wednesday 15th September 10am – 12pm. For the opening Grays URC warmly invites you to bring along displays and resources for the local community. They have plenty of space and will be leafleting 4000 households around the … Continue reading New Dementia friendly Community Café in Grays

Support sessions for Family Carers

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 TUESDAYS 2pm : Wellbeing Check-in with Liz – support, chat, relaxation techniques WEDNESDAYS 7pm : Relaxation with Anna – a variety of techniques to use at home REGISTER FRIDAYS 2.30 pm : Gentle Yoga and … Continue reading Support sessions for Family Carers

Could you help Chadwell Library?

Chadwell Library are currently looking for volunteers to help tidy up the sensory garden. It has become overgrown due to lockdown, so the library are looking for people to return it to its former glory, and to maintain regular up-keep.If anyone is interested in volunteering, or knows somebody who is, please contact Jaymie directly at jaymie-lee.tapsell@thurrockcvs.org for … Continue reading Could you help Chadwell Library?

The NSPCC’s Think before you type campaign & free toolkit

Think B4 You Type is a free toolkit to help you support secondary school-aged children and young people to design and lead their own campaign around online bullying. It’s designed for use in schools but will be helpful for any adults working or volunteering with groups of children to prevent and respond to bullying. Templates, … Continue reading The NSPCC’s Think before you type campaign & free toolkit

Join Arts Outburst for a Creative Summer

Arts Outburst are an Essex ActivAte Club Partner! BOOKING IS LIVE - come and join on 27th July - 27th August. Sessions for Primary and Secondary ages are available and include creative activities, enrichment and nutritious lunches ABSOLUTELY FREE. Spaces are available for children who are eligible for benefits based free school meals - claim … Continue reading Join Arts Outburst for a Creative Summer