CVS Uttlesford

Working for the Community and Voluntary Sector in Uttlesford

To receive or offer help in the community during the current COVID-19 outbreak call us on 03333 408218

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Join our free Virtual Spa Session on 9th July 2020 at 3.30pm

This online event will involve a 45 minute session with a ‘Time to Relax’ experience involving relaxation techniques and breathing techniques. The group will then do a cleanse, mask, tone and aromatherapy moisturiser facial, using complimentary products, with zero pressure to buy.

Impact of COVID-19 on the Community and Voluntary Sector

CVS Uttlesford, the infrastructure and support charity created to help voluntary and community groups in Uttlesford is conducting a survey on the impact of COVID-19 on charities and voluntary groups in our district

Carers Week – 8-14 June – Making Caring Visible

Caring can be rewarding, but also challenging, and many carers are currently dealing with more challenges than ever before.  It is important that carers know how to look after their own health and wellbeing, and that we all recognise the contribution that carers make

Digital Learners and Living Smart Homes evaluation published

The fifteen month innovation project – Digital Learners and Living Smart Homes – funded by DCMS and delivered across West Essex by CVS Uttlesford, Rainbow Services and Voluntary Action Epping Forest has been formally analysed by Prof. Steve Broome and his team, and the report is now available to read.

Volunteers Week 2020

June 1st to 7th is annual “Volunteers Week”, when we take time to celebrate everyone who gives their time to make life better.

Local charity ECVYS is looking for partners in a bid to the Youth Endowment Fund

Essex Council for Voluntary Youth Services (ECVYS) are looking for organisations who would like to work with them on a bid to the YEF to fund detached youth work in each district of Essex (inc Southend and Thurrock) for one year

Working together to keep our community safe during the COVID-19 emergency

Over the past three weeks CVS Uttlesford, Volunteer Uttlesford and the Communities and Health and Wellbeing Team from UDC have been working together to provide frontline support during the Coronavirus crisis

Coronavirus – Be Scam Aware and Stay Safe at Home

It’s a sad fact, but some people will see the current crisis as an opportunity to take advantage of vulnerable people.   We have been asked to share this information with our community, so that residents are more aware of potential scams that could be happening at this time.

Central hub set up to support fantastic community effort

A central hub has been set up for local group organisers to let us know what they are doing in their community to support their neighbours. We have a team on hand who are experienced at coordinating community projects and supporting local groups.