Welcome

RRAVS is updating this website regularly to provide the latest Coronavirus Covid-19 outbreak information for the Rochford district.

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 fulfill their potential through voluntary and community action. The 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


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Rochford Coronavirus Action – 01268 779999

Rochford Coronavirus Action – 01268 779999

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My Care Record

My Care Record

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Rochford plans for a community bank

Rochford plans for a community bank

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The Air League – Inspiring Young People Through Aviation

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Problem Gambling Awareness Workshops for Young People

Problem Gambling Awareness Workshops for Young People

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South Essex 2050: Testing & enhancing the vision for the future

South Essex 2050: Testing & enhancing the vision for the future

YourSaySE2050 will be posing a number of important questions and using a variety of tools to capture your thoughts on their website over the next three ...
You Train You Gain

You Train You Gain

#Youtrainyougain is a month-long campaign across South Essex to promote the opportunities available to adults wishing to retrain or upskill, especially relevant to those adults whose ...
Living Well in south east Essex – Summer 2020 Issue

Living Well in south east Essex – Summer 2020 Issue

Living Well is a local publication developed to provide people living across south east Essex with regular updates on what’s available to help them stay healthy ...
Help to Find Work and Training

Help to Find Work and Training

Whether you have just been made redundant, been furloughed, lost your job for other reasons, or have been out of work for some time, we are ...
DWP Benefits and Coronavirus COVID-19 – Update

DWP Benefits and Coronavirus COVID-19 – Update

Updated Coronavirus related information from the Department for Work and Pensions. ...

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