Thurrock Coronavirus Community Action Helpline Launched

At 9am today (Wednesday 1 April) Thurrock Coronavirus Community Action (TCCA), a partnership led by Thurrock Council working with Stronger Together and Thurrock CVS, will be launching a helpline and online form to support residents in Thurrock who are vulnerable due to self-isolation, have worsening mental or physical health issues or do not have friends, … Continue reading Thurrock Coronavirus Community Action Helpline Launched

Thurrock Community Action Launching

Thurrock Coronavirus Community Action will launch on Friday 27 March. Thurrock Council in partnership with Stronger Together, Thurrock CVS and other local organisations are working together to safely coordinate support to residents in need and to help ensure voluntary work is carried out in a safe and co-ordinated way across the borough. The priority of … Continue reading Thurrock Community Action Launching

Beehive Closure

THE BEEHIVE IS CLOSED TO THE PUBLIC FROM TODAY 18/03/2020 until further notice, due to staff/volunteers having underlying health conditions and unable to cover reception alongside government guidelines. If you have a confirmed appointment with a member of staff in the building, please wait at the back doors of the building and a member of … Continue reading Beehive Closure

FREE Gang Workshops in Thurrock!

Gang related violence is a National challenge requiring a local response which we recognise cannot be achieved in isolation, but requires the support of community leaders to engage with residents and encourage reporting The Community Safety Partnership are delighted to be offered the opportunity by CVS to  work with our communities, including education establishments, to … Continue reading FREE Gang Workshops in Thurrock!

SMALL GRANTS FOR WORLD WAR 2 VICTORY IN EUROPE (VE) DAY EVENTS

Providing small grants of up to £500 towards events and services that commemorate World War 2 (WW2) VE Day. Events and services must take place in Thurrock and bring residents together. Examples include street parties, afternoon tea, exhibitions and formal services. VE Day was 8 May 1945, and this year is its 75th anniversary. To find out more, go to IWM: … Continue reading SMALL GRANTS FOR WORLD WAR 2 VICTORY IN EUROPE (VE) DAY EVENTS

Thurrock CVS hosts Christmas Meal to thank volunteers

Volunteers of Thurrock CVS projects and Thurrock Community hubs were gathered together for a festive lunch organised by TCVS staff.  The afternoon celebration was filled with festive treats to thank volunteers for their hard efforts and donated time throughout the year within the different projects of Thurrock CVS and Community hubs. Volunteers enjoyed tucking into … Continue reading Thurrock CVS hosts Christmas Meal to thank volunteers

Community arts and culture funding

Organisations and individuals that use arts and culture to help build strong, well-connected communities can now apply for grant funding. Thurrock CVS runs the Voluntary Sector Development Fund (VSDF), which is being used with council funding to support creative projects that use the arts in Thurrock, to: help build strong and well-connected communitiesshow the types … Continue reading Community arts and culture funding

Nominate your Community Star!

Do you know a special person or group that gives their time to help others, volunteers to improve our environment, or is involved in sporting success or an inspirational young person?Nominate before 2/12/2019 at: thurrock.gov.uk/civicawards

Mate Crime

Help us raise awareness of Mate Crime in our Community Mate crime is where a vulnerable victim is befriended and then taken advantage of by the perpetrator. The perpetrator will position themselves as the victims friend and may commit a number of offences against the victim. Perpetrators will often attempt to isolate the victim to … Continue reading Mate Crime