Here at Thurrock CVS we strive to keep you updated with the latest local and national grant information, so we were delighted to hear of Thurrock Swimming clubs grant success following grant news they had sourced from our weekly bulletin. Thurrock Swimming Club received a grant from Active Essex to help reopen the teaching pool … Continue reading Grant success for Thurrock Swimming Club
Free Family Learning restarts from September 2021 Book courses online at tacc.ac.uk or call 01375 372476 Courses include: Aiding your Anxious Child Fun with Maths (4-7 or 8-11 years) Paediatric First Aid Promoting Positive Behaviour (0-11 years)
Whether it’s a short walk with friends to socialise, playing in the park with the family or getting active at a sports club, FindYourActive is here to help you find the activity that’s right for you. Knowing where to start can often be the hardest bit about getting active. With lots of activities on offer … Continue reading Find your Active!
The volunteer will visit the home of a person with a disability, sometimes with a health worker such as an occupational therapist or physiotherapist, understand the help that is required, make sketches and measurements, take photos if necessary, and go back to the volunteer’s home to design and make or adapt the equipment required. The … Continue reading Volunteer Opportunity: Designing, making or adapting equipment to help disabled people
The trustees of the Gauntlet Trust will be considering applications for the next round of our Small Charities Grants programme at their next meeting on 23rd September 2021. They are looking to award grants of £3,000 per annum for three years (total award £9,000) to four small charities with whom the Gauntlet Trust can build … Continue reading Applications open for Gauntlet Trust Small Charities Grant Programme
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
Citizens Advice Essex in partnership with Essex County Council and Warm Homes Fund are updating their website. They want to make it easier for you to find the right support for you. They need help to test their new ideas and make sure that it works for you the way you want it to. They want a website … Continue reading ‘Have your say’ in the new Citizens Advice Essex Website
Anyone over 18 years of age is able to walk-in and get their 1st or 2nd AstraZeneca or Pfizer jab at Thurrock Health Centre on Saturday 31 July from 8am – 6pm. There’s no need to book an appointment in advance and you do not have to be registered with a GP or have an … Continue reading Walk-in Covid-19 vaccinations available at Thurrock Health Centre on Saturday 31 July
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
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 FRIDAYS 2.30 pm : Gentle Yoga and Relaxation … Continue reading Support sessions for Family Carers
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 … Continue reading Could you help Chadwell Library?
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
Help to Grow Wellbeing Garden Project South East and Central Essex Mind currently have an underused, uninspiring outdoor area at our supported housing facility in desperate need of some TLC. Our goal is to completely regenerate the area and create a positive outdoor space for our residents to use and benefit from as part of … Continue reading Help to grow wellbeing Garden Project
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