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Leading disability charity Papworth Trust can help with home adaptations and other building projects, odd jobs, gardening and decorating.

Essex Police Recruitment and Careers event to take place this Saturday 20 September at the Police HQ Assembly Hall

Our latest magazine is out now. Read or listen to the magazine today

We have launched a new web page to support people living in Thurrock. Find out more about our services in this area

On 08 September 2014, Mencap launched their new campaign 'Hear my voice', which is all about giving people with a learning disability and their families a chance to be heard by their political candidates

Join like-minded players on Wednesday evenings for 45 minutes and play a match of Walking Football.

Chelmsford Talking Newspaper record a spoken version of the Essex Chronicle each week.The recordings are posted each week to partially sighted or blind people and the service is FREE.

Age UK Essex have a brand new look magazine which is now available for you to download for free online or pick up at selected supermarkets across the county.

Harvest Supper on Saturday 27 September with supper and disco!

On 09 September, the Annual Report of the Chief Medical Officer 2013: public mental health priorities was released, saying more needs to be done to help people with mental illness stay in work

Mid Essex Hospitals is hosting a prestigious healthcare event on Thursday 11 September at Broomfield Hospital, which will be opened by the The Mayor and Mayoress of Chelmsford.

ecdp have launched an online survey to support our 555 mental health project, which they are running in partnership with Healthwatch Essex.

Join a focus group today, and let us know your experiences of Direct Payments.

The Council for Disabled Children has launched a new app to support parents or carers of disabled children, in preparation for the new Education, Health and Care Plan. Find out more

New findings published on August 2014 show families test-driving the government’s new special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) system feel more supported than ever

The Transition Information Network needs you! They are looking for disabled young people between 14 - 25 to write for the magazine and share their stories.

The CP Kickstart programme has been introduced to develop new areas of sustainable CP specific football across the country. The longer-term aim of the Kickstart programme, supported by the FA at national level, is to put together a sustainable project that will see regular CP specific sessions in local areas

Join in with the Young Ambassador Thunderclap on Twitter, to support their Community Challenge, which is testing accessibility for disabled people in the community

Disability Rights UK has published new materials on making local communities inclusive.

On Thursday 28 August 2014, ecdp Works featured as the lead story during the James Whale show on BBC Essex radio


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