Older People

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 holidays). …

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.

For adults and children who have lost loved ones through coronavirus.    

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.

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