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: 09.00-20.00 M,T,W; Th,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   


Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other that.. 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

Ashdown Mobility Suffolk Ltd

23 Risbygate Street, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3AA

t: 01284 717169   


Opening hours: 09.00-17.00 M-F; 09.00-13.00 S

Supplies a range of mobility aids and small aids: scooters, walkers, rise and recline chairs and beds, etc. Can visit.. 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

Care Plus (Essex) Ltd (part of Manor Court Homecare)

Unit 2 Boys British School, East Street, Saffron Walden, CB10 1LS

t: 01799 529312   


Opening hours: 09.00-17.00 M-F

Manager Louise Stokley

Cruse Bereavement Care - Uttlesford Cambridge Fenland Branch

t: 01223 633536 - Helpline; 01223 302662 - Administration   


Opening hours: Helpline 09.30-13.30 M-F

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: 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

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


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

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.


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.


t: 01371 830403   


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


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: Monday and Tuesday - daytime and evening

Counselling for Children, Young People and Adults.

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

The Stroke Association

5 Hillside Road, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP32 7EA

t: 01284 760006   f: 0845 1288978   


Opening hours: 09.00-17.00 M-F

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 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.

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