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What's On In Colchester?

Colchester

What's On in Colchester?

Local Authority Contact Details

Colchester Borough Council

Rowan House
33 Sheepen Road
Colchester
Essex
CO3 3WG

Open the Colchester Borough Council website

Foodbanks

Colchester Foodbanks

Colchester Foodbank

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

Tel: 01206 621998

Open the Colchester Foodbank website

Email Colchester Foodbank

Estuary Housing Association holds vouchers for Colchester Foodbank.
Contact us on 0300 304 5000 for more information, or email the Welfare Team.

Jobcentres

Jobcentres in and around Colchester

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 Council 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

Credit Unions

Colchester Credit Unions

Colchester Credit Union Ltd

7 The Centre
Hawthorn Avenue
Colchester
CO4 3PX

Tel: 01206 798823

Open the Colchester Credit Union website

Email Colchester Credit Union

Christians Against Poverty (CAP)

Christians Against Poverty

Open The Christians Against Poverty Website

Youth Groups

Colchester Youth Groups

Colchester Townhouse

39-42 East Stockwell Street
Colchester
CO1 1SS

Open the Colchester Townhouse website

Highwoods Youth Centre

Highwoods Approach
Colchester
CO1 4BA

Open the Highwoods Youth Centre website

Stanway Youth Centre

Winstree Road
Colchester
CO3 0QA

Open the Stanway Youth Centre website

Charities And Organisations Offering Furniture Removal And Disposal

Furniture Removal / Disposal

Hopeworx

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

Tel: 01268 743232

Open the Hopeworx website

Email Hopeworx

The Hub Project

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

General enquiries:
Tel: 01702 611199

Open The Hub Project website

Email The Hub Project

Harp

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

Tel 01702 615000

Open The Harp website

Lighthouse Furniture Project

Tel: 01277 222050

Open the Lighthouse Furniture Project website

Reuse Essex

15 Church Walk
Colchester
Essex C01 1NS

Tel: 01206 367776

Open the Reuse Essex website

Emmaus

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

Tel: 0300 303 7555
Email Emmaus

Open the Emmaus website

British Heart Foundation

Customer and Donation Enquiries
Tel: 0800 138 6556

Email The British Heart Foundation

Open The British Heart Foundation website

Sue Ryder

For General Enquiries
Tel: 0808 164 4572

Open the Sue Ryder website

The Salvation Army

Email The Salvation Army

Open The Salvation Army website

YMCA

Open The YMCA Website