Support Services

Essex Carers Support provide a wide variety of flexible support services directly to family carers. 

 

As a community based organisation we work closely with a wide variety of health and social care services to promote and advocate for carers to make sure that their experiences are taken into account and used to improve services when they are being designed and delivered.

Community Outreach

We are working at a very local community level developing innovative and creative ways to connect with family carers. We focus on connecting with community groups to identify and reach out to people who may not identify themselves as a carer and/or be connected to support services.  If you are a community group who suspect you may have members who are caring for others, we might be able to help you to help your membership.

Time 4 You

Carer Breaks are an essential part of maintaining health and wellbeing. At Essex Carers Support we believe breaks from the caring role don’t always have to mean a break away from the person that you care for. We are keen to work with carers to achieve truly personalised break opportunities.

Find out more about Time 4 You

Carer Respite Break Scheme

In partnership with Colchester Catalyst Charity

Working in partnership with Colchester Catalyst Charity we can help carers who live in the CO postcode area to access grants of up to £600 to arrange a break from caring, specifically where assistance is not available from statutory organisations.

Find out more about the Carer Respite Break Scheme

2Can

In partnership with Summit

2Can is a partnership project delivered by SUMMIT and Essex Carers Support in Tendring, Essex. Together we help support the health and emotional wellbeing of vulnerable people and their carers who may be at risk of harm and self-neglect and enable people to identity the solutions, support and services that will assist their recovery and support their long term wellbeing.

Find out more about 2Can

Our address

Imperial House

Rosemary Road

Clacton-on-Sea

Essex

CO15 1NZ

Telephone

01255 474410

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Registered Charity Number: 1145255

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