Community Support Services

Alcoholics Anonymous

t: 0800 9177650   


If you need help with a drinking problem, either phone national helpline free or email.

Community Shed

t: 07784 733314   

Located in the Old Granary, Home Farm, Audley End, the Saffron Walden Community Shed is a place to gather, make and mend things, do shed type projects ... read more

Compassionate Neighbours (St Clare)

St Clare Hospice, Hastingwood Road, Hastingwood, CM17 9JX

t: 01279 594471   


Compassionate Neighbours is a project to help reduce loneliness and social isolation amongst people living in the community, who are.. read more

Cruse Bereavement Support

t: 0808 808 1677 - Helpline   


Promotes the well-being of bereaved people and provides support, information, advice and care.

Family Lives

t: 0808 800 2222   m: Also chat on-line   


Family Lives provides targeted early intervention and crisis support to families who are struggling. The issues we support families.. read more

Home-Start Essex (Uttlesford)

t: 01245 847410.   


Opening hours: 09.00-17.00 M-F

• General Information - Home-Start Essex is a leading family support charity working across Essex to build the confidence and skills.. read more


t: 01302 347866 (Sawston)   


Opening hours: 09.00-17.30 M-F

Relate is the UK’s largest provider of relationship counselling and sex therapy.

Relate Cambridgeshire is part of the national organisation working.. read more

Saffron Walden Bereavement Cafe (St Clare)

Salvation Army, 5 Abbey Lane, Saffron Walden, CB10 1AG

t: 01279 945089   


Opening hours: 1st & 3rd Thurs of month. 10.00-11.30

Bereavement Café aims to connect local, bereaved people in Saffron Walden together, to support each other through grief and loss.


4 Emmanuel Road, Cambridge, CB1 1JW

t: 116 123 (free to call)   m: 0330 094 5717 (local call)   


Talk to us any time you like, in your own way, and off the record – about whatever’s getting to.. read more

Uttlesford 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

Uttlesford Community Travel (UCT)

Unit 1 Chelmsford Road, Flitch Industrial Estate, Great Dunmow, CM6 1XJ

t: 01371 875787   


Opening hours: 09.00–13.00 M–F (bookings) - answerphone

Book a ride, hospital car service, group trips and pre-booked service.

Minimum charge £5.00 for volunteer drivers.

BOOK-A-RIDE - Door to door.. read more

Uttlesford Foodbank

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

t: 07531 436335   


Opening hours: 14.00-16.00 M,W,F

We believe that nobody should go hungry and are here to help anyone during periods of need. To get a.. read more

Uttlesford Frontline

C/O Citizens Advice, Barnards Yard, Saffron Walden, CB11 4EB

t: 01799 618855   


Opening hours: 09.30-16.00 M-F

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


Victim Support

t: 08 08 16 89 111 - support line   


Need help after crime?

Get in touch anytime for independent, free, and confidential advice. Call the support line or go.. read more

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