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What's On In Colchester?

Colchester

What's On in Colchester?

Local Authority Contact Details
  Address Website Email
Colchester Borough Council

Rowan House
33 Sheepen Road
Colchester
Essex
CO3 3WG

https://www.colchester.gov.uk

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Foodbanks

Colchester Foodbanks
Location Address Telephone / Website / Email:
Colchester
Foodbank

 

33 Moorside Business Park
(off East Hill, past Rollerworld onto the Moorside Estate)
Moorside
Colchester
CO1 2ZF

Tel: 01206 621998

Website
https://colchester.foodbank.org.uklocations/ 

Email
info@colchester.foodbank.org.uk

Estuary Housing Association holds vouchers for Colchester Foodbank.

Jobcentres

Jobcentres in and around Colchester
  Address Web Pages
Colchester
Jobcentre Plus
40 Crown Buildings
Chapel Street South
Colchester
Essex
CO2 7AZ

Colchester - Job Clubs

One-to-One Support, Drop-In Sessions and Digital Access Points in Colchester

Colchester Borough offer one-to-one support at any of their Library Hubs 

 

Newtown Children's Centre, 105 Lisle Road (not main centre), Colchester CO2 7SA

  • Monday 10:00am - 11.30am

For more information, telephone 01206 961800

 

The Hive, 1st floor, Community Centre, Fallowfield Road, Colchester CO2 9LL

  • Wednesday 10:00am - 11.30am

For more information, telephone 01206 816588

 

Colchester Library, 21 Trinity Square, Colchester CO1 1JB

  • Thursday 10:00am - 12:00pm

For more information, telephone 0345 603 7628

 

Signpost at Greenstead Library, Hawthorn Avenue, Colchester CO4 3QE

  • Monday - Friday 9.30am - 3.30pm
  • Work Club on Fridays 10:00am - 11.30am

For more information, contact Sara Kulikowski on 01206 861800

Further Information

For more about employment, including work opportunities and apprenticeships, please see our Employment and Training Advice section.

Credit Unions

Colchester Credit Unions
Credit Union Address

Colchester Credit Union Ltd

http://www.colchestercreditunion.co.uk

Telephone:
01206 798823

Email:
info@colchestercreditunion.co.uk

7 The Centre
Hawthorn Avenue
Colchester
CO4 3PX

Christians Against Poverty (CAP)

Christians Against Poverty
Location Website
Christians Against Poverty

Website:
https://capuk.org/

Youth Groups

Colchester Youth Groups
Youth Group Address

Colchester Townhouse

https://youth.essex.gov.uk/young-people/find-a-youth-group/colchester-townhouse/

39-42 East Stockwell Street
Colchester
CO1 1SS

Highwoods Youth Centre

https://youth.essex.gov.uk/young-people/find-a-youth-group/highwoods-youth-centre/

Highwoods Approach
Colchester
CO1 4BA

Stanway Youth Centre

https://youth.essex.gov.uk/young-people/find-a-youth-group/stanway-youth-centre/

Winstree Road
Colchester
CO3 0QA

Charities & Organisations Offering Furniture Removal & Disposal

Furniture Removal / Disposal
Location Website & Contact Details

Hopeworx

33 Brook Road
Brook Road Industrial Estate
Rayleigh
Essex SS6 7XJ

Tel: 01268 743232
Email: info@hopeworx.co.uk

Websitehttp://www.hopeworx.org.uk

The Hub Project

The Hub
Victoria Shopping Centre
324-325 Chartwell Square
Southend-on-Sea
Essex SS2 5SP

General enquiries:
Tel: 01702 611199
Email: info@hubproject.co.uk

Website: https://www.hubproject.co.uk

Harp

Head Office:
4th Floor
Dencora Court
Tylers Avenue
Southend-On-Sea
Essex SS1 2BB

Tel 01702 615000

Website: https://www.harpsouthend.org.uk/

Lighthouse Furniture Project

Tel: 01277 222050

Email: http://www.lighthousefurniture.org

Reuse Essex

15 Church Walk
Colchester
Essex C01 1NS

Tel: 01206 367776

Website: http://reuseessex.org.uk/node/67

Emmaus

Unit 302 Scott House
The Custard Factory
Gibb Street
Birmingham
B9 4AA

Tel: 0300 303 7555
Email: contact@emmaus.org.uk

Website: https://emmaus.org.uk

British Heart Foundation

Customer and Donation Enquiries
Tel: 0800 138 6556
Email: heretohelp@bhf.org.uk

Website: https://www.bhf.org.uk

Sue Ryder

For General Enquiries
Tel: 0808 164 4572

Website: https://www.sueryder.org

The Salvation Army

Southend Citadel Salvation Army
42 Clarence Street
Southend-on-Sea
SS1 1AN

Tel: 01702 348999
Email: southend.citadel@salvationarmy.org.uk
 

Website: https://www.salvationarmy.org.uk

YMCA

85 Ambleside Drive
Southend on Sea
Essex
SS1 2FY

Tel: 01702 301301
Website: https://www.southendymca.org.uk

General Website:https://www.ymca.org.uk