Community Support Services

Alcoholics Anonymous

t: 0800 9177650   


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

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

Cruse Bereavement Care - Cambridge, Fenland and Uttlesford

Future Business Centre, The Hive, Cambridge, CB4 2HY

t: 0808 808 1677 - Helpline   


Opening hours: Helpline 09.30-17.00 M&F; 09.30-20.00 T,W,Th

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

Family Lives (previously Parentline Plus)

t: 0808 800 2222   


Opening hours: Chat online 13.30-21.00 M-F

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 847450   


Opening hours: 09.00–16.30 M–F

Home-visiting/telephone service for families - Free, confidential family support service offering support to families with a range of issues such.. read more

Independant Provider of Special Education Advice (IPSEA)

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


t: 01302 347866 (Sawston)   


Opening hours: 09.00-17.30 M-F

Find your nearest centre on the website. Currently showing Sawston.


4 Emmanuel Road, Cambridge, CB1 1JW

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


Opening hours: 10.30–22.00 daily ; Available 24 hours a day by telephone or email

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

Uttlesford Community Travel (UCT)

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

t: 01371 875787/01799 519008   


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

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

BOOK-A-RIDE - Door to door minibus service with helpful trained.. read more

Uttlesford Foodbank

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

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.

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