Welcome

RRAVS’ vision is of a strong voluntary sector which is at the heart of a vibrant and caring Rochford District where people are able to fulfil their potential through voluntary and community action.

rravs logo imageThe Rochford district includes the towns and villages of Rayleigh, Hockley, Ashingdon, Great Wakering, Canewdon, Hawkwell, Rochford, Barling, Fambridge, Paglesham, Rawreth, Sutton, Foulness and Hullbridge.

RRAVS works to promote, support and represent the interests of all voluntary and community groups in the Rochford District. This is achieved through provision of the grants and funding that is available, promoting group activities and events to the wider community, providing subsidised or free training to upskill staff and volunteers, publishing volunteer opportunities and supporting volunteer recruitment and representing the views of the voluntary sector with strategic bodies and local government. We are  also developing our RRAVS Community Directory which provides useful contact information for a wide range of local services provided by our member groups and the wider community.


RRAVS Projects

Hockley Friendship Group

Starting Thursday 10 March 2022 A suggested donation of £2 ...
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New Steps Bereavement Friendship Group

New Steps – Bereavement Friendship Group This is a friendly ...
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RRAVS Community Directory

The RRAVS Community Directory gives information about the services and ...
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Knit to Nurture Rayleigh has restarted!

Our Knit to Nurture Group will be restarted on Thursday ...

Latest News

East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust

Due to unprecedented demands caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the ...

Resource pack for care homes during Covid-19 Outbreak

This resource pack has been created to recognise that residential ...

South East Essex Directory of Services

Southend, Castle Point and Rochford CCG’s Mental Health Commissioners have ...

Coronavirus – Children & Early Years Guides

Advice for Parents During Coronavirus Children’s Commisioner’s Children’s Guide to ...

New Essex Welfare Service

A new Essex Welfare Service is now available for those ...

Important advice and guidance fom the NHS (poster download)

Important advice and guidance fom the NHS (poster download).  If ...

CAVS Ways to Wellness – Updated

CAVS Ways to Wellness supports residents in Castle Point, Rayleigh ...

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