t: 01279 871133   


Accuro provides a range of services for children/adults with a disability and their families in West Essex. Services include a.. read more

Alzheimer’s Society

4b Twyford Court, High Street, Great Dunmow, CM6 1AE

t: 01245 260911   m: Helpline 0300 222 1122   


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


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

Clothes, books and bric-a-brac. Any donations are appreciated except electrical items or furniture.(The shop in Cambridge will collect furniture and.. read more

CAB Citizens Advice

Barnards Yard, Saffron Walden, Essex, CB11 4EB

t: 01799 618840. (local office number)   


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   


Opening hours: 08.00-22.00

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

Cambridge Re-Use (formerly Cambridge SOFA)

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

t: 01223 576535   


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   


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: 0771 4561007   


EACH cares for life-threatened children and supports their families across Cambridgeshire, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk. Support your local children’s hospice.. read more

Epilepsy Action

t: 01799 527546 or Freephone 0808 800 5050   


We exist to improve the lives of everyone affected by epilepsy. Information and support available.

Family Lives (previously Parentline Plus)

t: 0808 800 2222   


Opening hours: 24/7

Family Lives is a charity with over three decades of experience helping parents to deal with the changes that are.. read more

Fledglings Family Services

Wenden Court, Station Approach, Wendens Ambo, CB11 4LB

t: 01799 541807   f: 0845 2801530   


Opening hours: 09.00-17.00 M-F

Fledglings is a charity which helps solve practical problems for families caring for a disabled child, via a telephone helpline.. read more

Home-Start Essex (Uttlesford)

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

t: 01245 847450   


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   


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


PO BOX 366, Loughton, Essex, IG10 9EW

t: 02085 325066   


Lenderhand is a charity that provides families and individuals in Essex with assistance by paying for goods or services that.. 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)   


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


t: 01908 951045   


MedicAlert is a non-profit membership organisation. We provide life-saving information services, supported with an internationally recognised medical ID.

Mind in West Essex

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

t: 01371 87664/ 01279 421308   f: 01371 876817   


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.


t: 0800 783 0518   


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   


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


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   f: 01371 850007   


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

Animal rehoming centre.


t: 01371 830403   


Our charity raises funds to support children and young people, primarily in the Uttlesford area.

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   


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 Thur 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   


A voluntary charitable organisation which welcomes members who want to help preserve and conserve our heritage for future generations... read more

Saffron Walden Round Table

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


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 Talking Newspaper

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

t: 01799 523700   

Local news in audio format.

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


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   


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   


Opening hours: 09.30-14.30 M–F

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

New Life Church, Shire Hill, Saffron Walden

t: 07531 436335   


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


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

Victim Support

t: 08 08 16 89 111   


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   


Opening hours: 09.30-13.30 M-Th.

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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