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Strengthen communities through participation

We want Essex people to live happy, healthy lives and build social connections that contribute to whole communities and future-proof the areas in which they live.

Impact volunteering

Maximising the impact of social networks.

Men's Sheds

Skill-sharing and social interaction.

Halstead Connected

What connects a community?

Essex Activities

A forum owned by local people.

Delivering Differently in Neighbourhoods

Community asset-led service design.

Community Action Zones

Community research and social innovation.

Essex Crowd

Supporting local projects to create connections

Saturday Brunch

Tackling food poverty

Make your next action count

Inter Faith Week strengthening our communities

Social inclusivity through sport

Active Essex supporting social inclusivity

Social networks creating impact

“It’s not what you know, it’s who you know”

Village Friend

Connecting people and places

Stop the Hate

Information and support

The Strategic Hate Crime Prevention Partnership (SHCPP)

Prevention Strategy and Action Plan