Entries by Jess

Summer Holiday Support for Uttlesford Families with school age children

The following schemes may be of interest if you are in receipt of Free School Meals or identify as vulnerable or at risk of food poverty. Essex ActivAte Holiday Activity and Food programme providing FREE face to face clubs for young people who are eligible for benefits based free school meals, as well as young […]

Join our Disability Benefits Team!

Our Disability Benefits Home Visit Team needs YOU! We are looking for volunteers to join our Disability Benefits Home Visit team. This specialised service operates across the district offering continuity of care, confidentiality and reassurance for those living with long-term conditions. Volunteers help with the often complex applications for Attendance Allowance, Disability Living Allowance (DLA) […]

Adviser training 2022

JOIN OUR GREAT TEAM OF VOLUNTEERS! Do you have a friendly telephone manner and can tick any one of the following? * You want to help people * You want to keep your brain active and learn new skills * You love meeting people and want to make new friends? * You want to enhance your CV? If so we […]

Volunteering Opportunities 2022

It’s easy to feel disconnected from your community, as you juggle work, family and jobs around the house. One of the most satisfying, fun, and productive ways to get to know your neighbours is through volunteering for community service projects. Just a small amount of your time can make a big difference to an organisation […]

Help and Support this winter

Health services come under extra pressure in the winter – so it can be a good idea to consider other routes to help. www.uttlesfordfrontline.org.uk  is a website you can use search and identify local services and make a self-referral – this means you get the support you need more quickly. The website is easy to […]

Energy Advice

This article was published in November 2021. For information related to energy issues, click on the links below: Should I switch my utility provider? What to do if your energy supplier goes out of business? Heating Oil I can’t pay my utility bills www.uttlesfordfrontline.org.uk  is a website you can use search and identify local services that […]

Keep Warm Winter 2021

Rising fuel bills and other household expenses are putting pressure on many families’ finances. But there are still ways in which you can cut costs and maximise your income this winter. If you rely on heating oil to heat your home it is more important than ever to shop around. If you have internet access, […]

Is money tight? We can help.

You don’t have to be on benefits to get help.  If you are short of money and struggling to pay for food or other essentials and your ‘rainy day fund’ been used up, please get in touch with one of our trained advisers. You can call us on 01799 618840  (Monday-Friday 9.30 am-3.30 pm) or […]

Worried about paying your fuel bills?

Do you restrict your use of power because you are worried about the bills? Getting into arrears with your energy supplier or being forced to cut back your spending on food or other essentials can be bad for your physical, financial and emotional wellbeing. Warm Homes Essex is a new service set up by Citizens […]