Essex Connects

Find out about Voluntary and community groups in your area 

Online Searchable Directory 

Essex ConnectsDid you know that there are around half a million voluntary and community organisations in the UK, of which about 70% are active at a local level? Across Essex there are around 10,000 – all committed and passionate about what they do.

Uttlesford benefits from the work and activities of a rich variety of voluntary and community organisations. Hundreds of groups and individuals, all contributing to giving their communities a better quality of life. But how can you find out about them?

CVS Uttlesford works with a multitude of charities and voluntary groups and we add information about them onto the EssexConnects Online Directory. The Directory is an up to date, searchable database of voluntary and community organisations serving the area.

Whether you:

  • are looking for some support
  • want to volunteer, or
  • join in a local community activity

EssexConnects will help you find out who is doing what and where.

To access the Directory click on this link  Essex Connects Directory

Essex Connects Online contains details of voluntary organisations in Uttlesford, Braintree, Chelmsford, Colchester, and Maldon districts, and is growing all the time. By bringing all this information into one place everyone can see just how great a contribution our local voluntary and community groups are making. 



If you would like to be included in the Directory, please follow the link and return your details to us by post or email.   

Form to complete to be included on EssexConnects.