Additional support and help

Below is a list of organisations and small businesses who could provide additional support to those living with cancer...

Chelmsford Counselling Foundation

01245 284890

http://www.chelmsfordcounselling.org.uk/  

Essex Counselling at Home Organisation for over 50’s

Kids Inspire Family Counselling

Renew Counselling (Chelmsford and Basildon)

Essex Centre for Action on Rape and Abuse

Samaritans Mental Health

World Healing Project Weekly Yoga Sessions – Friday 12pm

Maddogg Designs Crystal Healing & Meditation

Mandala by Monika Mandala Drawing

Mandala HRCC 

monika.cilmi@yahoo.co.uk

Ahoy There Fun Meditation

Juliette’s Kitchen Plant Therapy & Meditation

The Wellness Barn Weekly Live Yoga Session

Tuesdays at 10.30am via Zoom link upon request

Text the word YOGA to 07730 209442

https://www.facebook.com/TheWellnessBarnIngatestone/?ref=br_rs

Just Being Live Guided Meditation

European Buddhist-Hanmi Association

Weekly live mindfulness session​  – Fridays 12pm via Zoom link upon request Text the word MEDITATION to 07730 209442 https://www.facebook.com/europeanbuddhisthanmiassociation/

Healthwatch Essex

They are taking enquiries from members of the public and professionals about topics of all kinds within health and social care including, but not limited to, COVID-19.

Read more here:

Basildon & Brentwood – https://healthwatchessex.org.uk/basildon-brentwood/

West Essex – https://healthwatchessex.org.uk/west-essex/

Mid Essex – https://healthwatchessex.org.uk/mid-essex/

Castle Point & Rochford – https://healthwatchessex.org.uk/castle-point-rochford/

North East Essex – https://healthwatchessex.org.uk/north-east-essex/

Online support from the Feeling Good Caring Well Project

TUESDAYS: STRESS BUSTING – 2pm

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/stress-busting-for-carers-online-event-tickets-102684237318

WEDNESDAYS: LEARN TO MEDITATE – 2pm

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/learn-to-meditate-free-for-family-carers-tickets-102798270394

THURSDAYS: LIVE YOUR LIFE – 10 am

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/online-live-your-life-free-for-family-carers-tickets-101632942868

FRIDAYS: LEARN TO MEDITATE – 2pm

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/learn-to-meditate-free-for-family-carers-tickets-102798270394

TELEPHONE SUPPORT – Monday – Friday (9.00 – 4.30)

Speak to one of our Experts, one-to-one

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/family-carer-expert-help-via-phone-tickets-101634312966

Speak to one of our Experts, one-to-one

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/family-carer-expert-help-via-phone-tickets-101634312966

Carers First are also working hard to give telephone support to Family Carers. You can get in touch with them on: 0300 303 1555.

Dementia Adventure

They are offering their excellent Carer Events online: 

https://dementiaadventure.co.uk/what-we-do/training-and-consultancy/free-events/

To view their interactive event and support map: www.affc.org.uk/feelinggood

Email the project: care@affc.org.uk or call them on: 0300 770 80 90.

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Make a difference

We are calling on everyone in our community to play a vital role in helping us to fundraise which will allow us to continue enabling quality of life while living with cancer.