Social Inclusion Groups

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Our service is designed for people from across Essex who are looking for support with recovery from substance and alcohol addiction and / or mental ill health issues.​ We support you on your journey of recovery by providing a range of inclusive meeting groups in safe, organised places where you can find new friends, meet with mentors, learn skills and simply be yourself. Groups are listed by TOWN and TYPE:

Welcome cafés (some with arts & crafts), or online groups

Outdoors, such as gardening, conservation groups

Sports, fitness and walking groups

Dedicated arts, crafts, music and reading groups

 

PLEASE REMEMBER THAT YOU MUST BE REFERRED OR SELF-REFER TO THE SERVICE BEFORE YOU CAN JOIN A GROUP FOR THE FIRST TIME. USE THE SELF-REFERRAL LINKS HERE ON OUR WEBSITE OR CALL 01376 316126
LOCATION
GROUP
DAY
TIME
BASILDON Basildon Welcome Space Tuesday 10-12pm
BRAINTREE Braintree Welcome café Tuesday 2pm to 4pm
BRENTWOOD Brentwood Welcome Space Wednesday (fortnightly) 10–12pm
BRIGHTLNGSEA Brightlingsea Welcome café Thursday 10am – 11.30am
CHELMSFORD Chelmsford Walking Group Every Monday Meet at 11am
CHELMSFORD Chelmsford Allotment Group Tuesday 10am to 1pm
CHELMSFORD Chelmsford Welcome café Wednesday 1pm to 3pm
CHELMSFORD Chelmsford BoxFit Thursday 1:30pm to 3pm
COLCHESTER Colchester Boxing and Fitness Wednesday 2pm-3pm
COLCHESTER Colchester Allotment Group Monday and Wednesday 11am-2pm
COLCHESTER Beth Chatto Gardens Fortnightly on a Thursday 10.30pm – 2pm
COLCHESTER Colchester Welcome café (plus Arts & Crafts) Thursday 1pm – 3pm
DUNMOW Dunmow Welcome Space Wednesday 10am-12pm
HARLOW Harlow Art Group Tuesday 1pm-4pm
HARLOW Peer Reading Group Tuesday 09.30am-11.30pm
HARLOW Harlow Badminton Thursday 9.30am-11.30pm
HARLOW Walking Group Tuesday 12pm – 2pm
HARLOW Harlow Allotment Group Thursday 1pm to 3.30pm
HARLOW Harlow Welcome Space Wednesday 1pm -3pm
HARWICH Harwich Welcome Café with Arts & Crafts Wednesday 1-2pm
LANGDON HILLS Essex Wildlife Trust Conservation Project Friday 10am-2.30pm
WALTHAM ABBEY (LEA VALLEY) Walking Group Friday 10am – 11.30am
LOUGHTON Loughton Welcome Space Tuesday 10am-12pm
MALDON Maldon Craft Group Thursday (Last of each month) 10am to 12pm
MANNINGTREE Manningtree Welcome Café Tuesday 10am – 11am
PITSEA Pitsea Box Fit Wednesday 10:30am-12pm
RAYLEIGH Rayleigh Chat & Stroll 1st Friday of every month 10am-11am
ROCHFORD Rochford Welcome Space (with Arts & Crafts) Thursday 10-12pm
WICKFORD Wickford Chat & Stroll 3rd Friday of the month 10am to 11am
WITHAM Witham Welcome café 3rd Thursday of the month 10am to 11am
ONLINE Online Virtual Group Every Thursday 3-4pm