Charities

Accuro (Care Services)

Tocher House, Start Hill, Bishop's Stortford, CM22 7TA

t: 01279 870297   

w: www.accuro.org.uk

Respite care to children, adults and their families

Alzheimer’s Society

33 Robjohns Road, Chelmsford, CM1 3AG

t: 01245 260911   m: Helpline 0300 222 1122   

w: www.alzheimers.org.uk

Opening hours: 08.00-18.00 M-F

Our family navigators offer information and practical guidance to help you understand the condition, cope with day-to-day challenges and.. read more

Barnardo's

6 Market Walk, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 1 JZ

t: 01799 526768   

Opening hours: 09.00-17.00 M-S; 10.00-16.00 Su

Charity shop selling clothes, bric-a-brac and books. Donations welcome.

British Heart Foundation

14 King Street, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 1ES

t: 01799 513072   

Opening hours: 09.30–17.00 M–S; 10.00-16.00 Su

Clothes, books and bric-a-brac. Any donations are appreciated except electrical items or furniture. Always need volunteers!

CAB Citizens Advice

Barnards Yard, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4EB

t: 01799 618840. (local office number)   

w: www.uttlesfordcab.org.uk

Opening hours: 9.30-15.30 M.T.Th.F.(Wednesdays by appointment only)

The Uttlesford Citizens Advice offers a free, impartial and independent service, with a wide range of support available from general.. read more

Calamity Entertainments

m: 07980 570466   

w: www.calamitytheclown.co.uk

Opening hours: 08.00-22.00

Annie Aris the laughing specialists - all children's entertainments /parties/birthdays/corporate.

Cambridge Re-Use

Unit H The Paddocks, 347 Cherry Hinton Road, Cambridge, CB1 8DH

t: 01223 576535   

w: www.cambridgereuse.org.uk

Opening hours: 09.00-16.30 M-F

Cambridge Re-use is a registered charity that runs a community re-use project serving Cambridge and the surrounding rural communities of.. read more

Cancer Research

7 King Street, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 1HE

t: 01799 516646   

Opening hours: 09.00-17.30 M-S; 10.00-16.00 Su

Good selection of second-hand ladies’, gents’ and children’s clothes and linen for all occasions. Accessories,
bric a brac, books, CDs, DVDs etc.

Council for Voluntary Service Uttlesford (CVSU)

Uttlesford Community Hub, 45 Stortford Road, Great Dunmow, CM6 1DQ

t: 01371 878400   

w: www.cvsu.org.uk

Opening hours: Phones 09.00-15.00 plus answerphone.

We support charities and community groups in Uttlesford. To find out the various ways we can help, please call or.. read more

East Anglia's Children's Hospices (EACH)

EACH House, 42 High Street, Milton, CB24 6DF

t: 01223 800800   

w: www.each.org.uk

Our hospices aren’t just about end of life care; they’re often very happy and fun places, where young people can.. read more

Epilepsy Action

t: 01799 527546 or Freephone 0808 800 5050   

w: www.epilepsy.org.uk

Our aim is to improve the life of anyone affected by epilepsy. Support and free information available.

We are a.. read more

Family Lives (previously Parentline Plus)

t: 0808 800 2222   

w: www.familylives.org.uk

Opening hours: 24/7

Family Lives works around the clock, transforming the lives of families, supporting parents and making happier relationships, happier families and.. read more

Home-Start Essex (Uttlesford)

Council Offices, London Road, Saffron Walden, CB11 4ER

t: 01245 847450   

w: www.home-startessex.org.uk

Opening hours: 09.00–17.00 M–F

A voluntary organisation offering confidential, practical support through home visiting for families with pre-school children.

IPSEA Independant Parental Special Education Advice

24-26 Gold Street, Saffron Walden

t: 01799 582030   

w: www.ipsea.org.uk

Free advice helpline for parents or carers providing legally based SEN information and next step advice on any educational issues.. read more

League of Friends Saffron Walden Community Hospital

RadwinterRoad, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 3HY

t: 01799 522869 (Honorary Treasurer)   

Opening hours: Shop generally open weekday mornings

Registered charity comprising members of all ages from local organisations, the local community and hospital staff with the aim of.. read more

Lioness Club

t: 01799 526846 Angela Howard   

Opening hours: Meets twice a month

To enjoy fun and friendship with like-minded individuals whilst serving the needs of our local community and the wider world... read more

Lions Club of Saffron Walden

t: 01799 521504 John Martin General Enquiries Only (not the loan scheme)   

w: www.saffronwaldenlions.org.uk

This Club is part of the largest charitable service organisation in the world and concentrates on delivering local support for.. read more

Lions' Short Term Appliance Loan Scheme (The)

m: 07761 602678   

For emergency or brief access to wheelchairs, commodes, walking frames and other equipment for the infirm, temporarily injured or disabled... read more

MedicAlert

t: 01908 951045   

w: www.medicalert.org.uk

As a medical charity, MedicAlert supports people with medical conditions and allergies; speaking for them when they are unable to,.. read more

Mind in West Essex

Uttlesford Community Hub, 45 Stortord Rd, Great Dunmow, CM6 1AT

t: 01371 876641/01279 421308   f: 01371 876817   

w: www.mindinwestessex.org.uk

Opening hours: 09.00-18.00 M-F; 08.00-14.00 S

We provide information and support to anyone who is affected by mental health problems, primarily in West Essex.

MS-UK

t: 0800 783 0518   

w: www.ms-uk.org

MS-UK supports people affected by multiple sclerosis (MS) to have choice, control and independence.

National Council for the Training of Journalists

The New Granary, Station Road, Newport, CB11 4BL

t: 01799 544014   

w: www.nctj.com

Opening hours: 09.00-17.00 M-F

Delivers the premier training scheme for journalists in the UK. Established in 1951, it is dedicated to providing a world-class.. read more

Oxfam

16 King Street, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB10 1ES

t: 01799 513583   

Opening hours: 09.00–17.00 M–S

Fast turnover of good second-hand clothes, plus various Oxfam branded items and food. Crafts to coffee. Lots of fair trade.. read more

Oxfam Books

14 George Street, Saffron Walden, CB10 1EQ

t: 01799 526017   

Opening hours: 09.00–16.30 M–F; 09.00–17.00 S

Large, constantly changing, selection of second-hand books. Also records, CDs and DVDs.(Some tapes classics)

RSPCA Danaher Animal Home

Thorley Farm, Hedingham Road, Wethersfield, CM7 4EQ

t: 0300 111 4321   

w: www.danaheranimalhome.co.uk

Opening hours: 11.00-15.00 M-Su (Closed W)

Animal rehoming centre.

Royal British Legion

t: 01799 513186   m: 07957 591331   

Opening hours: 3rd Tues at SW Bowls Club.

Anyone can join the Royal British Legion, not just ex-servicemen but as an organisation it offers support to any ex-service.. read more

Saffron Walden Almshouses

t: 01799 513914   

w: www.saffronwaldenalmshouses.org.uk

Founded in 1400 to provide accommodation for the ‘poor and needy’ of the local community, the King Edward VI Almshouses.. read more

Saffron Walden Ladies Circle

t: 07729 605487   

Opening hours: Usually 2nd Wed mth from 20.00

Local social club for women aged 18 to 45 dedicated to having fun whilst supporting the local community. An opportunity.. read more

Saffron Walden Mencap - Side by Side Club

Salvation Army Hall, Abbey Lane, Saffron Walden

t: 01799 521598   

Opening hours: 19.00-21.00 W

Social club.

Saffron Walden Mencap Society

t: 01799 521598   m: 07974 306917   

Local charity for people with learning disability. We provide some social life, support and advice for our members around Uttlesford.

Saffron Walden Museum Society Ltd

t: 01799 527546   

w: swmuseumsoc.org.uk

A voluntary charitable organisation which wants to help preserve and conserve our heritage for future generations. Members welcome. Membership includes:.. read more

Saffron Walden Round Table

Unit 2, Elizabeth Close, Saffron Walden, CB10 2NL

w: www.saffronwaldenroundtable.co.uk

Opening hours: 1/3/5 Wed 19.30 for 20.00

Saffron Walden's social club for young men aged 18-45, always open to new members. It's about fun, friendship, community and.. read more

Saffron Walden Teenage Cancer Trust Assoc

m: 07765 881289   

Raising funds for special facilities to help teenagers and young people who are suffering with cancer.

Saffron Walden U3A

t: 01799 540065   

w: www.saffronwaldenu3a.org.uk

Self-help learning and leisure charity for those no longer in full-time employment.

Range of educational and leisure activities, monthly meetings,.. read more

Saffron Walden Youth Outreach Project

m: 07771 555100   

Registered Charity 1051335 promoting facilities and services for young people in Saffron Walden.

St Clare Hospice Shop

1 Mercers Row, Saffron Walden, CB10 1HD

t: 01799 523573   

w: www.stclarehospice.org.uk

Opening hours: 09.00–17.00 M–S

Clothing, bric-a-brac, books, furniture, collectables and selected small range of new goods - all profits go direct to the Charity.

Support 4 Sight

2 & 4 George Street, Saffron Walden, CB10 1EQ

t: 01799 523700   

w: www.support4sight.org.uk

Opening hours: 09.30-14.30 M–F

Monthly coffee meetings are held in Saffron Walden, Braintree, Great Dunmow, Harlow, Witham, Chelmsford and Epping. There are social events.. read more

Uttlesford Community Hub

45 Stortford Road, Great Dunmow, CM6 1DQ

t: 01371 878400 To book meeting room   

Accommodation for local voluntary and community groups.

We have a meeting room which seats approximately 12 people for voluntary and.. read more

Uttlesford Foodbank

Stansted House, Shire Hill, Saffron Walden, CB11 3WA

t: 07531 436335   

w: https://uttlesford.foodbank.org.uk

Opening hours: 14.00-16.00 M,W,F

We are a local charity providing emergency food parcels to individuals and families during times of crisis.

We believe that.. read more

Uttlesford Frontline

Community Hub, The Old Police Station, Great Dunmow, Essex, CM6 1DQ

w: www.uttlesfordfrontline.org.uk

Opening hours: Always available

Web based platform to help access health and wellbeing services in Uttlesford.

Frontline is a community project that helps you quickly.. read more

Uttlesford Talking News

Support 4 Sight, 2 & 4 George Street, Saffron Walden, CB10 1EQ

t: 01799 523700   

Local news in audio format.

Victim Support

t: 08 08 178 1694   

w: www.victimsupport.org.uk

Opening hours: 08.00-17.00

An independent national charity offering free, confidential support and advice to all sections of the community who are victims of crime.

Volunteer Uttlesford

Uttlesford District Council Offices, London Road, Saffron Walden, CB11 4ER

t: 01799 510525/510524   

w: www.volunteeruttlesford.org.uk

Opening hours: 09.00-14.00 M-Th; 10.00-12.00 F

Matching potential volunteers with suitable opportunities in organisations throughout Uttlesford.

Walden Buskers (The) - Traditional Music Band

12 Peaslands Road, Saffron Walden, CB11 3EF

t: 01799 524142   m: 07837 884197   

We play at local events and functions including harvest suppers, after dinner entertainments, fund raising, weddings, pubs etc.

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