The Box aims to meet the needs of young people in the Epping area by providing:
- A Safe, Attractive Social Space for Young People
- Quality Information & Advice Services
- An Alternative Education Programme
- A Confidential Counselling Service
- Workshops, activities and new opportunities for young people.
Emotional Well-being and mental health service for 11-18 years olds.
Working with disabled people and with community and youth groups. Enjoy a great experience on our boats exploring the River Stort and the River Lee for day trips or weekend breaks. For longer holidays you can cruise down the River Lee to London and to the Grand Union Canal. Click here for the link.
Epping Forest Crossroads Young Carers
Crossroads hold a 2 hour club session on Tuesdays 17.30 to 19.30, allowing Young Carers time to have a break. Essex Social Services fund this weekly club which gives a break for carers aged 8 – 18 years and also provides holiday activities and trips out.
Are you trying to get a grip on what’s affecting your life? Essex Health is a hub of open and frank info on sexual health, alcohol, smoking, nutrition and much more – helping you to stay safe and healthy.
Essex Young People’s Drug And Alcohol Service
If you’re 18 or under and live in Essex and if you’re affected by drug or alcohol use – your own or someone else’s – they’ll work with you to keep you safe and get things sorted. They won’t make you do anything you don’t want to – they’ll find out what you want and give you whatever support you need. Click here for the link.
Relate (Harlow, Latton Bush)
Offering relationship counselling, sex therapy, family counselling, consultations, youth counselling and anti-bullying programmes, family support and advice, life skills training courses and therapeutic mediation. Click here for link.
SAFE (Supporting Asperger Families in Essex)
SAFE is a support group for individuals and families affected by Asperger Syndrome (AS) and High Functioning Autism (HFA) in Essex
Uttlesford Citizens Advice Hub
Uttlesford Citizens Advice Bureau is a charitable organisation that has been helping local people resolve their problems by providing information and advice for over 25 years. It forms part of the national Citizens Advice network and offers a free, impartial and independent service with a wide range of support available from general advice to specialist help. Uttlesford CAB gives advice on benefit, debt, housing, employment or legal and family issues. The charity also aims to influence policymakers directly to improve the policies and practices that affect people’s lives in this area.
Waltham Abbey Youth 2000 (WAY 2000)
[email protected] WAY 2000 seeks to improve sporting, leisure, cultural, education and employment opportunities for the young people of Waltham Abbey.
YCT (Youth Concern)
YCT actively supports young people across Essex and Hertfordshire by providing one to one counselling, support groups and other projects relevant to young lives.
Zinc is an arts organisation which exists to advance and promote the creativity, culture and heritage of disabled young people and adults and socially excluded groups, for the benefit of all.
Bath Half Marathon (1)
Event Date: 15/03/2020
I’m not a natural runner and as I write this I can barely wobble around a 5K, but I have taken the plunge to sign up to a half marathon and now I’m committed!
Event Date: 30/12/2019
As a young girl I experienced a very traumatic experience, destroying my childhood. At the time my dad had cancer and my nanny died which I was unfortunate enough to witness.
As a result I started participating in risky behaviour, including the use of heavy drugs and drinking. I couldn’
Hayley's Skydive (1)
Event Date: 20/06/2020
I have suffered from anxiety and depression for many years, and I have overcome many hurdles along the way.
Skydiving is another thing I’d like to do, but this time for a good cause.
I would like to raise awareness of mental health and the impact it has on sufferers and their fa
London Marathon (1)
Event Date: 26/04/2020
Sarah is taking on the iconic London Marathon next year and would really love your support.
Mind in West Essex is a charity I feel very strongly about and am excited to run for. Mental Health affects everyone and sometimes we need just need some support
Walk to Talk (1)
Event Date: 28/09/2019
In September Last year myself and my friends walked 17 miles from Newport to Cambridge.
We raised £1500 for Mind. I want it to be a yearly event.
Mental health affects so many people and it means the world to me to be able to raise money to a charity that is close to my heart.