December 2017 Updates

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ECC: Southend, Essex and Thurrock Domestic Abuse Board: Have launched a campaign to empower victims of domestic abuse, aged 55 and over to seek support. If support is required for the 55+ Safety Net tel 01206 500584 or if you would like to find out more about the campaign please visit  or email I17-331 Domestic Abuse Poster  I17-331 Poster

EFDC Grant Aid Scheme for Community Groups. The District Council awards grants to organisations involved In community, cultural or sport activities to support these organisations to provide successful services to residents of the Epping Forest district. Details I17-318 EFDC Grant Aid Scheme for Community Groups

Essex County Council – Energy switch. Residents can save money on their gas and electric bills by joining the Essex Energy Switch which harnesses people power to secure cheaper deals from energy suppliers. I17-322 Energy Switch leaflet

Affinity Water. To help Affinity Water work with their customers to save water and request free water saving devices, please refer to

HeadsUp offers advice, support and mentoring to people with common mental health problems such as anxiety or depression to help them get back into the workplace after a period of long-term unemployment. We understand that the journey back to work can seem daunting, so HeadsUp provides tailored one-to-one support from an experienced peer support worker for as long as the participant needs it. Please see HeadsUp Poster  HeadsUp Leaflet
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