*IMPORTANT UPDATE: Due to COVID-19, all Welcome Cafe’s have been postponed until further notice*

Braintree

Weekly
Day: Tuesday
Time 1pm – 3pm
Venue: Legends Sports and Pool Centre, 14 Silks Way, Braintree, CM7 3GB

Come along to find out more about our service and make a self-referral, or just pop in for a cuppa, chat to staff and volunteers. Take part in activities and a game of pool.

Brightlingsea

Weekly
Day: Tuesday
Time 11am – 12.30pm
Venue: The Community Centre, Lower Park Road, Brightlingsea, CO7 0LG

Butterflies with Barnardo’s (Parents Group)

No referral needed.

Weekly
Day: Wednesday
Time: 1.30pm – 2.30pm
Venue: The Ormiston Centre, School Road, Monkwick, Colchester, CO2 8NN

A chance to meet others and have a chat, and bring your children along for a play at the same time.

You can also call 01376 316126 or 01206 578978 for more information.

Chelmsford

Weekly
Day: Wednesday
Time: 1pm – 3pm
Venue: Quaker Meeting House, 114 Rainsford Rd, Chelmsford CM1 2QL

Monthly
Day: First Saturday of the month
Time:
Venue: Chelmsford Catherdral, Duke Street, Chelmsford CM1 1EH

Clacton

Foodcycle (no referral needed).

Weekly
Day: Monday
Time: 12pm – 2pm
Venue: Trinity Church, Pier Avenue, Clacton on Sea, CO15 1NJ

Weekly
Day: Monday
Time: 2pm – 4pm
Venue: Salvation Army Café, 103 Old Road, Clacton on Sea, CO15 1HN

Come along to find out more about our service and make a self-referral, or just pop in for a cuppa, chat to staff and volunteers. For more information call 01376 316126.

Colchester – Welcome Cafe and art, craft and music

Referral not needed

Weekly
Day: Friday
Time: 1pm – 3pm
Venue: Friends Meeting House, 6 Church Street, Colchester, CO1 1NF

Colchester – Saturday Welcome Cafe

Monthly
Day: First Saturday of the month
Time: 10am-11am
Venue: Firstsite, Lewis Gardens, High St, Colchester CO1 1JH

*POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE* Colchester – Young People’s Welcome Cafe – ages 18 – 30.

Fortnightly
Day: Tuesday
Time: 2 – 4pm
Venue: Dice and a Slice, 37 Queen Street, Colchester, CO1 2PQ

Come along to find out more about our service and make a self-referral, or just pop in for a cuppa, chat to staff and volunteers. For more information call 01376 316126.


Monthly Colchester – Service User Forum

Day: First Friday
Time: 1.30pm – 2.30pm
Venue: Friends Meeting House, 6 Church Street, Colchester, CO1 1NF

Halstead

Monthly
Day: First Wednesday of the month
Time: 10am – 12pm
Venue: St Andrews Church, Personage Street, Halstead, CO9 2LD

Harwich

Referral not needed

Weekly
Day: Thursday
Time: 12.30pm – 2pm
Venue: The Park Pavilion, Barrack Lane, Harwich, CO12 3NS

Maldon

Monthly
Day: First Monday
Time: 10am – 12pm
Venue: Harbour CVS, The Octagon, St Mary’s Church, Maldon, CM9 5HP

Open Wednesday Mornings
Time: 10am – 12pm
Venue: Suzies Gift and Tea Shop, 106 High Street, Maldon, CM9 5ET

Manningtree

Referral not needed.

Weekly
Day: Thursday
Time: 11am – 12pm
Venue: Foundry Court Community Centre, Colchester Road, Manngingtree, CO11 1ES

Witham

Monthly
Day: Second Tuesday of the month
Time: 10am – 12pm
Venue: Witham URC Church, 90 Newland Street, Witham, CM8 1AH

Service User Forum Colchester

Day: Every first Friday of the month
Time: 1.30pm – 2.30pm
Venue: The Quaker Meeting House, 6 Church Street, CO1 1NE

Welcome for another service user to voice your opinion and put forward ideas. Please talk to your coordinator if you are interested in attending the forum, or call 01376 316126.