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Make a difference in Essex

Mental Health needs can be complex, lasting and deep-rooted and there is a growing number of people across Essex who require support services.

Could you volunteer to help Essex Respite and Care Association to meet the needs to enhance the lives of people across Essex?


Why Volunteer with Essex Respite and Care Association?

  • Volunteering is good for your health. United Health Group state that volunteering helps you stop thinking about your own problems and focus on someone other than yourself. This helps reduce stress levels, strengthen your immune system and increases your overall sense of life satisfaction.

  • Volunteering helps increase your career prospects by helping you create a positive impression.

  • Volunteering gives you the opportunity to build new skills.

  • Volunteering helps you give back to the community and help make a community you want to live in.

  • Volunteering will help you empower others and help them reach their life goals.

  • Volunteering brings you into contact with people different to yourself. This helps change perspective, open your mind to what is truly important and helps build understanding.

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We strive to provide excellent support

Support Individuals with Mental Illness

Social & Therapeutic Activities

Attending Medical Appointments

Help Achieve Personal Goals

Support & Respite For Carers

Get in touch

Call our confidential support line on 01245 353855.
Our office is open 9am to 2pm Monday - Friday

Making A Difference

ERCA commit to continually trying to support the client in bettering their life

ERCA invest time and energy in what is and in what can be

ERCA staff strive to be uplifting and motivating

Make a difference

ERCA commit to continually trying to support the client in bettering their life

ERCA invest time and energy in what is and in what can be

ERCA staff strive to be uplifting and motivating

Person Centered

ERCA support clients to work towards their goals

ERCA support clients to take control over their lives

Clients have choice over the support they receive

ERCA welcomes and listens to any client and carer feedback

Dignity & Respect

ERCA treat clients and their carers with dignity and respect regardless of their culture, religion, age, race, sexual orientation and disability

All staff accept and respect clients and their carers' confidentiality and individuality

ERCA respects a client’s right to make their own decisions and choices about how they want to be supported

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