Crisis or Support Services

ADAS West Essex Alcohol and Drugs Advisory Service

118-124 The Stow,, Harlow, Essex, CM20 3AS

t: 01279 438716/641347   


Opening hours: M-F

ADAS works in partnership to support individuals and families affected by alcohol and drug misuse to enable them to make.. read more

Alcoholics Anonymous

t: 0800 9177 650   


Millions of men and women have heard or read about the unique Fellowship called Alcoholics Anonymous since its founding in.. read more

Alzheimer’s Society

33 Robjohns Road, Chelmsford, CM1 3AG

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

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

Tuture 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.

East Anglia's Children's Hospices (EACH)

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

t: 01223 800800   


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   


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   


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   


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

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   


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


t: 0800 783 0518   


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

Neighbourhood Watch


Web site loaded with information about how to protect yourself and your belongings.

Saffron Walden Stroke Club

Lord Butler Leisure Centre, Peaslands Road, Saffron Walden, CB11 3EG

t: 01799 599210   

Opening hours: 14.00 T

Saffron Walden Stroke Club offers help and support to local people who have suffered a stroke, and to their family/carers... read more


4 Emmanuel Road, Cambridge, CB1 1JW

t: 01223 364455 (local call charges apply) 116 123 (free to call)   


Opening hours: Visitors welcome 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

Sophie Hughes Wellbeing

t: 07925 099895   


Opening hours: Wednesday - daytime and evening

Counselling for children, young people and adults.

I am an Integrative Psychotherapeutic Counsellor and experienced trainer working with children, young people.. read more

Stroke Association Support Services - West Essex

t: 07713 230666   f: 0844 9842799   


Provides information and support for all people affected by Stroke.

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, Chelmsford and Epping. There are social events.. 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 08 178 1694   


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.

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