Thurrock CVS AGM Report

Our Annual Review Read about the great work Thurrock CVS and projects have achieved this year. Minutes of Thurrock CVS 2021 AGM Minutes of Thurrock CVS 2020 AGM (for reference) About Thurrock CVS & our projects video Thurrock Coronavirus Community Action video Financial Report Thurrock CVS Finance ReportDownload

IKEA Supports Families in Thurrock

Thurrock CVS alongside other organisations as part of the Stronger Together Partnership have received a fantastic donation from local retailer IKEA.    Families moving into the Thurrock area from Afghanistan were in need of basic household linens, cutlery and crockery.  On hearing this, IKEA Thurrock was more than happy to donate items from the local … Continue reading IKEA Supports Families in Thurrock

A year in review

Thurrock CVS has produced a review of the past year capturing some of the elements during lockdown and how we have supported the borough. From celebrating our volunteers to acknowledging the work of our projects. We also have produced a couple of videos to showcase the work we do.

Volunteers support Vaccination Centre

The vaccination of Thurrock residents is well under way and recently a new Vaccination centre supported by volunteers has opened in Purfleet Medical Centre.  These are two of our wonderful volunteers who have stepped up to keep the vaccination programme in Thurrock going strong.  If you are interested in being a vaccine volunteer in Purfleet … Continue reading Volunteers support Vaccination Centre

Thurrock CVS employ new Community Builders and Food Network Coordinator

Community Builders (Helen Sefa, Richard Bonsu and Kim Vasa) We will be out and about in Thurrock helping communities to have a voice in their local area and to take part in local decisions.  We will be meeting with local groups and residents helping you access opportunities like healthy activities, training and local community funding.  … Continue reading Thurrock CVS employ new Community Builders and Food Network Coordinator

Healthwatch Thurrock launch New Website

On the 1st March Healthwatch Thurrock (a project of Thurrock CVS) were excited to announce their brand new website had launched! The new website is full of helpful resources, including regular advice and information, a 'find a service' feature for your local area, easy access to all Healthwatch Thurrock reports, latest news, and of course, plenty of … Continue reading Healthwatch Thurrock launch New Website

Impact of COVID-19 on the BAME community in Thurrock

Thurrock CVS conducted a local survey with questions co-produced with the local BAME (Black, Asian black, Asian, and minority ethnic groups and representatives to understand whether some of these inequalities could be addressed but understanding how: • Information is sought and received by BAME communities in Thurrock• Access to primary services were equal across the … Continue reading Impact of COVID-19 on the BAME community in Thurrock

COVID-19 Impact Report

view report here Following weeks of conversations and predictions, the UK was ordered into lockdown on Monday 23 March 2020. Preparatory conversations were already taking place with the Stronger Together Partnership, and to adequately support residents during the temporary new way of living, a plan was needed. Additional groups and organisations were asked to join … Continue reading COVID-19 Impact Report

Stronger Together Directory Launched

Stronger Together has launched today (Monday, 1 June 2020) a new directory for residents, organisations, micro-enterprises, services and community groups. Kristina Jackson, Chief Executive Officer at Thurrock CVS and a partner of Stronger Together said: “During our work supporting the community during the Covid19 pandemic through the Thurrock Coronavirus Action Group, we recognised fairly early … Continue reading Stronger Together Directory Launched