The links below give information about the services and support that RRAVS members provide. Please click on the topics to find out what services they can help you with.

Scout Group, contact: Tracey Knight.

Cubs and Scout Groups, contact: Cheryl Gibson

Scout Group, contact: Bill Neobard.


Action for Family Carers is an Essex charity, which for almost 30  years has been providing information and support to carers who have unpaid, caring responsibilities for others.

Confidential helpline provides information and support to anyone concerned about harm, abuse or exploitation of an older person. This might include physical, financial, psychological, sexual or neglect.    

Children's Sports Activity and Friendship Group .

Age UK Essex is an independent local charity; working in the local community to help older people for over 70 years. We have a dedicated workforce of staff and volunteers who help deliver services and provide support for older, vulnerable people in Essex.

Dementia advisors provide information, practical guidance and support to help people living with dementia and their family and carers, understand dementia, cope with day to day challenges and prepare for the future by connecting you with the right support.

Safe and friendly group for anyone suffering with worry, low mood or other mental health difficulties.

Charity supporting people living with arthritis.


Arts Labyrinth Young Performing Arts Group offer a labyrinth of learning opportunities in leisure, entertainment and performing arts with Living History and Heritage Crafts.      

Community Hall situated between Rochford and Hockley close to Southend.

Bar'N'Bus Charity working with children and young people.

BASIS Promoting independence and reducing isolation within the community for visually impaired adults and their families in South Essex.

BATIAS - Independent Advocacy Service Charity Advocacy for people with disability.

Activity Centre, with the aim to provide young people with outdoor experiences.

We are a local charity providing Dementia Day Centres, Home Help Service, Companionship & Sitting Service, Care in the Community & Young Carers Groups. Helping people remain living independently at Home.


Providing support for people who look after a relative or friend who could not manage without their support.


Carers Support and Wellbeing.

CAST is a grassroots community activist group based in Southend-on-Sea which aims to support the self-determined needs of asylum seekers and refugees.

Charity supporting homeless people and their animals.

Childline is a counselling service for children and young people up to their 19th birthday in the United Kingdom provided by the NSPCC.    

National Charity for elderly and terminally ill people and their pets (inc dog walking).

The Citizens Advice Bureau has produced a free guide about the help that is available to working parents with school costs, meals, uniforms, transport and much more.

Community Agents Essex support older people and their informal carers by promoting health and independence, reducing social isolation, finding practical solutions to mobility issues and daily living.

Warren Lamb is the Police Community Safety & Engagement Officer (CSEO) covering Castle Point & Rochford. In this role, Warren aims is to identify issues which are causing members of our community concern, looking to resolve these by working with residents, businesses and local partners, to f...

Cruse Bereavement is the leading national charity for bereaved people in. They offer support, advice and information to children, young people and adults when someone dies, and campaign to enhance society’s care of bereaved people.    

Dementia Support and Advice Group.

Enhanced support for people living with dementia and their carers in the Rochford district.

Provide advice and information on a wide range of issues affecting disabled people of any age.    

Helps people with alcohol problems. Drinkline offers information and self-help materials; help to callers worried about their own drinking; support to the family and friends of people who are drinking; advice to callers on where to go for help.  Drinkline is confidential and no names need be given....

Community Workshop Facilities.

Foodbank - Open Wednesday 9.30am - 11am

Helping the people of Essex live as independently at home for as long as possible, offering domestic services, housework/shopping and a sitting and companionship service and imminently telephone befriending service Contact: Jodie Bevan    


Sports club.


Sports club.

Helps people with drug problems and provides information about drugs and drug misuse.

Futures in Mindservice for people who are looking for support with recovery from mental health problems and/or substance and alcohol misuse.


Social Club .

Hamelin Trust are a charity who provide support for adults and children living with disability and their carers.

Hostels for rough sleepers, short term accommodation, access to emergency shelters. Provision of food, advice and help for rough sleepers, homelessness or sofa surfing.


Charity supporting homeless people.


This foodbank is part of the Trussell Trust network and uses a voucher referral system, please telephone to find a local referring agency.


Sports club.