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This section provides information and advice to help families find  services and support, including information on voluntary and community services in Essex.

Autism Hub: Living Well Essex

See also the Living Well Essex Autism Hub for more specific information on autism support.

Action for Family Carers

Action for Family Carers is an Essex charity which support to people who have unpaid, caring responsibilities. They offer services … Read more

Who the service provides for

Young carers aged 8 and above.

An informal or family carer is someone, who, without payment, provides help and support to a partner, child, relative, friend or neighbour, who could not manage without their help. This could be due to age, physical or mental illness, addiction or disability. Some projects and services have more specific criteria.

Email address: care@affc.org.uk
Phone number: 03007 708090
Operational locations: Essex

Ark Family Resource Centre – Clubs

The Ark Family Resource Centre is based in Harwich, and provides pre-school play and learning, as well as a range … Read more

Who the service provides for

  • Holiday and Saturday club: 5 to 16 years old with SEND.
  • After school club: 5 to 11 years old with and without SEND.
Phone number: 01255 502063
Operational locations: Tendring

Autism Anglia Outreach Service

The Outreach programme is one of the adult services provided by Autism Anglia.  It offers respite for families or carers … Read more

Who the service provides for

18 years and above with autism.

Phone number: 01206 577678
Operational locations: Essex

Baby and Toddler Rhymetimes

Baby and toddler sessions run in all Essex libraries.  The inclusive sessions are for all families with babies and toddlers aged … Read more

Who the service provides for

0 to 5 years old and parents/carers.

Phone number: 03457 430 430
Operational locations: Essex

Basildon Activity Club

Basildon Activity Club is a weekly club for disabled children and young people.  The club can help to build independence, … Read more

Who the service provides for

12 to 15 year olds with SEND.

Phone number: Lydia 07970 081178, Akile 07423 527385
Operational locations: Basildon

Batias Independent Advocacy Service

An advocate is a person who can support you and speak on your behalf if you want them to. Advocacy … Read more

Who the service provides for

18 year olds and above with a learning disability.

Phone number: 01375 389869
Operational locations: Essex, Thurrock

Brighter Opportunities for Special People (BOSP)

Brighter Opportunities for Special People (BOSP) offer short break care for the children and young people with learning and physical … Read more

Who the service provides for

Children and young people aged 0 to 25 years, with learning and physical disabilities.

Email address: enquiries@bosp.co.uk
Phone number: 01268 553117
Operational locations: Essex

Buffy Playbus

Buffy Bus is a play bus which has been converted to provide accessible and supervised play for under fives, including … Read more

Who the service provides for

0 to 5 years old and parents/carers.

Email address: info@buffybus.co.uk
Phone number: 01799 522130
Operational locations: Uttlesford

CARA (Centre for Action on Rape and Abuse)

CARA (Centre for Action on Rape and Abuse) is for victims and survivors of sexual violence and child sexual abuse.  … Read more

Email address: info@caraessex.org.uk
Phone number: 01206 769795
Operational locations: Braintree, Chelmsford, Colchester

CHIPS – Pre-School Children with Hearing Impairment

CHIPS (Children with Hearing Impairment Play and Stay) is a play and stay communication session led by Teachers of the … Read more

Who the service provides for

Pre-school children with vision impairment who are being supported by Essex County Council’s Hearing Impairment Service.

Operational locations: Essex