Important links

National Befriending Service

If you are interested in befriending or know someone who could benefit from this service please follow the link above

Essex Welfare Service

Telephone: 0300 303 9988


If you need help with advice, day-to-day tasks or are feeling overwhelmed, please get in touch with the Essex Welfare Service.

Danbury Mission Foodbank

Danbury Mission are partnering with this group and Maldon Food Pantry to coordinate a food bank service for Danbury.  Food donations can be taken directly to Danbury Mission and left in a collection box from 10am.  Enough food is kept to provide food packages for Danbury, and any excess is sent to Maldon.  Local supermarkets have suspended their collections at this point but they may be reinstated if required.

Anyone in need of support through the Food Bank please do reach out through our confidential Helpline numbers or complete this form:

Danbury Medical Centre

Appointments can be made either through requesting an appointment through their website, using the DoctorLink app, phoning the surgery, or contacting them by email. 

Every Mind Matters

Every Mind Matters has been developed in partnership with clinicians, academics and leading mental health charities and offers authoritative, evidence based and practical support to the general public, as well as people with specific mental wellbeing concerns. Every Mind Matters encourages people to complete a personal Mind Plan, a quick and free interactive tool offering tailored mental well-being advice. 

Next Chapter for online advice regarding domestic abuse

Next Chapter is a local domestic abuse charity who work with Compass.  Their website has lots of useful information.  It explains types of abuse and common warning signs and gives practical advice on staying safe and getting support.

Other Links

Essex Safeguarding Adults Board


Essex Safeguarding Child Board

Essex Coronavirus Action - for volunteers

Essex Council Coronavirus microsite

Chelmsford Centre Supporting Voluntary Action

Maldon: Maldon District Council local support

Urgent: 24hr hotline 01621 851 997 

Non urgent referrals:

Chelmsford: Chelmsford City Council local support

8.45am - 4.45pm Mon - Fri 01245 280731

World Health Organisation