South Essex Advocacy Services is an independent charity that advocates on behalf of adults experiencing financial and/or, social difficulties. The advocates help such adults who may benefit from someone to support them and to ensure their voice is heard.

A not-for-profit organisation providing a door to door transport service to the residents of Rochford District and Castle Point Borough.  The service enables people to take part in activities that they would otherwise struggle to travel to, and therefore reduces exclusion and isolation of vulnerable...

A local charity that operates a community facility providing lunch, teas, coffees and activities. It is staffed by volunteers and provides transport which can be arranged through the centre for Rayleigh, Hockley, Hawkwell and Rochford.  Opens 5 days a week Monday - Friday (excluding bank holida...

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


The Harbour Club promotes social inclusion for older adults with dementia.  The service is person centred and user led, they provide a service from Mondays -Thursdays, 9.45am -3.45pm.

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

The group make audio recordings of local news items and other matters of interest for those who are blind or sight impaired and who live in our area.  They are provided on USB memory sticks and portable listeners and special players can also be provided.

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

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.    

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.    

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.

Free, independent and confidential advice from Local Citizens Advice Teams. Their energy advisers can help you with whatever is making it hard to afford your energy bills - advice and support with benefits/help with access to grants to improve the energy efficiency of your home/help switching energy...

Supporting people an their unpaid carers who need help with their mental health and wellbeing. Offering Therapeutic gardening, recovery classes, employment training and social activities.

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.

Day Centre providing two-course lunches and social interaction in Rochford.  

Information, friendship and advice for older folk.  The Silver Line is the only free confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, open 24 hours a day, every day of the year.

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.

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.

Dementia Support and Advice Group.

People Promoting good health and mental health wellbeing for people living with lower limb difference, contact: Klaire Harvey.


Historical Society, contact: Stella Buxton.


Rayleigh Ladies Probus Luncheon Club.

Supporting disadvantaged families across the Rochford District.

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    

Peaceful Place is a members-led charity. We are people of working age diagnosed with dementia and older people in the early stages of dementia.

Meets on the 3rd Friday of each month 10.30-12.30, (not Aug) run by Sian Thomas.

The Harbour Club promotes social inclusion for older adults with dementia; their service is person centred and user led.  They provide a service from Mondays to Thursdays, 09.45 to 15.45.  Members can be collected in the morning and returned home in the afternoon. They provide a two course lunch plu...

A partnership between local charities Trust Links and Hamelin Trust Growing Together for Dementia is a brand new therapeutic gardening project starting in June 2024 located in Rochford, to support people living with dementia and their loved ones.

Meets on the first Saturday of the month 2pm-4pm at Hockley & Hawkwell Old Peoples Day Centre.