Community Agents Essex - Supporting Independent Living

Supporting older people and informal carers to find and develop independent living solutions from within their local community.

About Community Agents Essex

Community Agents Essex is a countywide network of agents and volunteers who support older people and informal carers to find and develop independent living solutions from within their local community.

It is an established partnership:

  • Promoting health and independence
  • Reducing social isolation
  • Finding practical solutions to daily living
  • Providing confidential trusted Information
  • Informing choice and reducing confusion
  • Increasing individual and community resilience

The service is delivered through a community and voluntary sector partnership consisting of Rural Community Council of Essex, British Red Cross, Age UK Essex and Essex Neighbourhood Watch.

Need help?

A Community Agent will visit you at home to discuss and help with:
  • Mobility issues
  • Practical living skills
  • Social inclusion
  • Healthy living
  • Caring for someone
  • Individual resilience
To arrange a free visit call or email us: Call FREE on 0800 9775858
or email enquiries@caessex.org.uk

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  • Grants available to help Essex residents self-isolate

    08 January 2021

    Essex County Council is providing extra funding to city, districts and boroughs in the county to help people who need to self-isolate to stay at home. Because the new variant of COVID-19 is spreading so fast, it is important that everybody asked to self-isolate does so. The £3 million funding is to ensure that those that must stay at home are given the financial means to do so. The £500 grant per resident will be a one-off payment to cover the two-week period of self-isolation. Essex residents who test positive for Covid-19 could be entitled to a £500 Test and Trace Support Payment from the Government.

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