Local Support

Tendring Colchester Borders Garden Community

The website below will take you through to the engagement website for Tendring Colchester Borders Garden Community.

You’ll be able to find information and ways of sharing your ideas with Tendring Colchester Borders Garden Community.

Website: www.talk.tcbgardencommunity.co.uk

Essex Lifestyle Service

Essex Lifestyle Service aims to empower the people of Essex to make healthy lifestyle choices, and live healthier lives. They will listen to you, discuss your needs and then offer you up to date and evidence-based help and support, to enable you to make changes to your current lifestyle.

Telephone: 0300 303 9988

Website: www.essexlifestyleservice.org.uk

Email: provide.essexlifestyles@nhs.net

Digital Access One to One Support and Drop in Services

Digital Access offer one-to-one support at any of the Library Hubs across Colchester Borough.They will give you the opportunity to meet some of their dedicated multi-skilled Zone Teams, who have in-depth knowledge of local areas.

Telephone: 01206 282 452

Website: www.colchester.gov.uk

Email: DigitalAccessSupport@Colchester.gov.uk

North Colchester Healthcare Centre Walk-in Service

The Walk-in Service offers treatment, information and advice for a range of minor illnesses and injuries. It is open 7am-10pm every day, including weekends and bank holidays.

Website: www.northcolchesterhealthcarecentre.nhs.uk/our-walk-in-service


You can now self-refer to ACE Podiatry services.

Podiatry Self Referral Service

Telephone: 03330 433 966

Website: www.podiatryselfrefer.co.uk

Community 360

Situated at the heart of the local voluntary and community sector since 1968, Community360 is an independent, charitable infrastructure organisation whose aim is to inspire groups to seize opportunities and become more enterprising and sustainable.

Telephone: 01206 505250

Website: www.community360.org.uk

Email: information@community360.org.uk


The livewell campaign is designed to engage communities, families and individuals with the aim of providing information about all that is on offer in Essex to improve health and wellbeing.

Website: www.livewellcampaign.co.uk

Email: livewell@braintree.gov.uk

Support, Time and Recovery Service (STARS)

The STAR service is a short-term service designed to help support you with a range of issues.

Website: www.northessexiapt.nhs.uk

Veterans' Gateway

Veterans’ Gateway put veterans and their families in touch with the organisations best placed to help with the information, advice and support they need – from healthcare and housing to employability, finances, personal relationships and more.

Telephone: 08‍08 80‍2 12‍12

Website: www.veteransgateway.org.uk

Short-Term Wheelchair Loan Charity

The Short-Term Wheelchair Loan Charity has been set up to help local people who need to hire or loan a wheelchair on a temporary basis.

Telephone: 01255 201763 or 01255 201771

Website: www.wheelchairloancharity.com