Coronavirus (Covid-19) Volunteer Groups

Through this page we are sharing details of the amazing support available to our more vulnerable residents and inviting others to register to offer more support to those residents.  If you know of other groups offering support, please get them in touch so that we can include their details here. 

Submit details of your organisation, the services you can offer and the areas you can cover via our Community Volunteer Groups online form

This emergency is developing daily - please let us know if anything becomes out of date so that we can update it swiftly.

If you need to contact the volunteer group liaison team for Tendring District Council, please email volunteergroups@tendringdc.gov.uk


You can filter by "areas covered" by typing the name(s) of a town/area in the box and pressing "apply".
You can search for multiple areas separated by a comma (eg Clacton, Harwich).
To remove a filter, delete any text in the box and click "apply".
Click on the name of the organisation to see more information including contact details.
Areas covered Name Services offered
  • All of Tendring
Abberton Rural Training
  • Support the most vulnerable and isolated
  • Gardening
  • Mental health support and advice
  • All of Tendring
Age Concern
  • Telephone call
  • Information and advice
  • All of Tendring
Age UK
  • Information and advice
  • All of Tendring
Baby Bank Tendring
  • Helping families with children 0-10yrs with clothing, milk, bedding, toiletries etc.
  • All of Tendring
Barnardos
  • Health visitor and family support
  • Bradfield
Bradfield Parish Council
  • Prescription collection/delivery
  • Shopping
  • All of Tendring
Carers First
  • Support for carers
  • All of Tendring
Cinnamon Trust
  • Dog walking
  • Pet care and short term fostering
  • All of Tendring
Clacton Crisis Café
  • Mental health support and advice
  • All of Tendring
Health in Mind
  • Mental health support and advice
  • All of Tendring
ManKind
  • Support for male victims of domestic violence
  • All of Tendring
Next Chapter (Domestic Support)
  • Information and advice
  • Clacton
  • Great Clacton
  • Holland on Sea
  • Little Clacton
North Road Pharmacy
  • Prescription collection/delivery
  • All of Tendring
Peabody Outreach Service
  • Food parcel deliveries
  • Welfare checks
  • Benefit help
  • Signposting
  • All of Tendring
Refuge
  • Information and advice
  • All of Tendring
Respect Men's Advice Line
  • Men's domestic abuse support
  • All of Tendring
Singlepoint Support
  • End of life care and support
  • All of Tendring
The Essex Welfare Service
  • Food supplies
  • Prescription collection/delivery
  • All of Tendring
Victim Support (Essex)
  • Information and advice
  • All of Tendring
Virgin Essex Child and Family Wellbeing Services
  • Support for families with children 0-19yrs
  • All of Tendring
CHAT Health
  • Anonymous texting service for 11-19 yr olds wanting to talk about their health
  • All of Tendring
Citizens Advice Tendring
  • Advice
  • All of Tendring
SUMMIT
  • Supports adults with learning difficulties, autism and mental health issues
  • All of Tendring
Tendring Community Transport
  • Minibus service
  • Alresford
Alresford Parish Council Neighbourhood Action Group
  • Deliver essential goods
  • Ardleigh
Dedham and Ardleigh Helpline
  • Helpline to run errands
  • Clacton
Carers Support
  • Offering support for carers and befriending
  • Clacton
Prescriptions 2 You
  • Repeat prescription and delivery of medication
  • Clacton
  • Harwich
Community Voluntary Services
  • Provide signposting for a variety of community services
  • Clacton
  • Jaywick
Clacton Coastal Academy Foodbank
  • Foodbank
  • Clacton
  • Jaywick
  • St Osyth
FoodCycle
  • Food bank, helping local people in crisis
  • Isolated people
  • Elmstead
Elmstead Mutual Aid
  • Collecting prescriptions
  • Collecting groceries
  • Offering a chat for those isolated and lonely
  • Frating
Frating Parish Council
  • Delivering food and medication and essential items
  • Frinton
  • Walton
Frinton and Walton Churches Working Together
  • Delivering food and medication
  • Great Oakley
Parish of Great Oakley
  • Arrange delivery of food and medication
  • Great Oakley
  • Wix
Community Care Initiative
  • Delivering items
  • Signposting residents to appropriate services
  • Dog walking
  • Telephone call
  • Harwich
Harwich Helps
  • Transport to shops
  • Collecting prescriptions
  • Support
  • Holland on Sea
Holland Pharmacy
  • Repeat prescription and delivery of medication
  • Jaywick
Jaywick Post Office Delivery Service
  • Delivering items
  • Manningtree
Manningtree Shoutout
  • Light shopping, Monday to Saturday only
  • Prescription collection, Monday to Saturday only
  • Ramsey and Parkeston
Ramsey Parkeston Parish Council, Resident Association and the Church
  • Emergency packs
  • Tendring
Tendring Village Support Network
  • Shopping
  • Posting items
  • Telephone call
  • Urgent supplies
  • Prescription collection
  • Thorpe-le-Soken
Thorpe-le-Soken Parish Council
  • Shopping
  • Collecting prescriptions
  • Thorrington
Thorrington friends
  • Prescription collection
  • Shopping
  • Posting items
  • Telephone call
  • Walton
Walton and District Community Food Bank
  • Food bank, helping local people in crisis
  • Weeley
Weeley Parish Council
  • Delivering food and medication
  • Weeley
Weeley Residents Association
  • Delivering food and medication
Last updated on: 06/04/2020 - 13:57