News and Press Releases

Job Opportunities

Would you enjoy working within your local community? Thurrock CVS have 4 exciting new roles to help build stronger communities. Find out more on our Job Opportunity pages

New Funding This Week

There are several new funds available to groups and organisations in Thurrock. Find out more and what is available by looking on our Funding Resources page. New funds include: Anglia Water Positive Difference Fund – deadline 5 February The Fore – Opens 7th Jan at 10am, first come first served basis to register Local Connection … Continue reading New Funding This Week

Get involved in the local Big festive Thank You and ring a bell on your doorstep on Christmas Eve

On Monday, 14 December Mid and South Essex Health and Care Partnership launched the MSE Big Festive Thank You to spread some festive cheer and to recognise how people across mid and South Essex have come together to fight coronavirus. A highlight of the campaign will be on Thursday, 24 December at 6pm when we … Continue reading Get involved in the local Big festive Thank You and ring a bell on your doorstep on Christmas Eve

Jack Petchey awards Covid-19 grant to Thurrock Swimming Club

The Jack Petchey Foundation has given Thurrock Swimming Club a substantial grant to help support young vulnerable adults within the community. The Covid Recovery Fund has been awarded to organisations that have shown commitment and desire within their application to help those most affected by the pandemic.  Thurrock Swimming Club will help those families that … Continue reading Jack Petchey awards Covid-19 grant to Thurrock Swimming Club

Pre Health Check Questionnaire

Annual health checks are for adults and young people aged 14 or over with a learning disability. In order to support this, the CCG has pulled together a pre-questionnaire to help prepare people with learning disabilities before their annual health check. This should help them to prepare what questions to ask, desensitise some anxieties and … Continue reading Pre Health Check Questionnaire

Local hospice launches new Wellbeing, Information and Support Hub for patients

St. Luke’s Hospice in Basildon, Essex, has launched a new Wellbeing, Information and Support Hub (WISH) for people living with a life-challenging or life-limiting illness. The new integrated service combines three traditional hospice departments; Day Hospice, the Information Resource Service and Complementary Therapy Service; under one umbrella, making it an easy to access holistic experience. … Continue reading Local hospice launches new Wellbeing, Information and Support Hub for patients

Sericc Virtual Open Day

This virtual event will be held via Zoom onThursday 26th November 2020, 10am – 12pm SERICC provides specialist services to individuals who have or who are experiencing any form of sexual violence. Counselling and advocacy services are provided free of charge for individuals who work or live in Thurrock, Basildon and Brentwood, Epping and Harlow. … Continue reading Sericc Virtual Open Day

Singing for the Brain

Singing for the Brain brings people affected by dementia together to sing a variety of songs they know and love, in a fun and friendly environment. We also do fun vocal exercises that help improve brain activity and well-being. SftB uses singing to bring people with dementia together in a stimulating, fun, friendly and safe environment. … Continue reading Singing for the Brain

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