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Meet some of our partners!

We couldn’t be the success we are without the support, help and collaboration of our partner agencies, organisations and charities. Here are just a few of them….

Beacon House

Beacon House is a specialist, innovative and creative therapeutic service for young people, families and adults. With a special interest in working with individuals of all ages who have experienced trauma and loss, we are passionate about offering safe and effective therapies in a way that enables people to re-build their lives following stress and adversity.

Christians Against Poverty

Christians Against Poverty (CAP) provides free debt help and local community groups across the UK. Our free services, run with local churches, provide practical and emotional support and show people that there is always hope.

Citizens Advice Bureau

CAB is an organisation that provides members of the public with free advice and information on matters relating to civil law and rights.

Colchester Borough Homes

CBH aim to be a trusted choice for local housing, property and community services, by delivering services that are valued by their customers and serve communities.

Colchester Foodbank

A foodbank project founded by local churches and community groups, working together towards stopping hunger in the local area.


Emmaus supports people to work their way out of homelessness, providing meaningful work, training, support and a stable home for as long as someone needs it.

Essex Integration

Providing practical help to refugees, asylum seekers and migrant workers throughout Essex.

Nacro Housing

Helping disadvantaged young people and adults reach their full potential in life. Understanding that good quality housing is often the first step to unlocking the potential by laying the foundations for stability and improvement.

Open Road Visions

Empowering a diverse range of individuals, families and communities to lead healthy and more meaningful lives, free from addiction, offending behaviour and disadvantage, to ensure healthier, happier lifestyles.

Phoenix Alcohol Project

Providing support, advice and information around alcohol use for adults living in Essex.

Reed In Partnership

Aiming to positively transform people and their communities, helping people achieve their goals and change their lives for the better.

Sanctuary Housing

One of the largest social landlords in the country, providing many types of affordable and social housing for a wide range of people.

Wave Length

The leading national loneliness charity, successfully helping prevent loneliness through the provision of technology.


The Workers’ Educational Association is a charity dedicated to bringing high quality professional education into the heart of communities, by delivering friendly, accessible and enjoyable courses for adults from all walks of life.

Youth Enquiry Service

Providing confidential, non-judgemental and informal service for young people who are facing difficulties in their lives.