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Useful contact details

 

Essex County Council 08457 430340

Carers Assessment Team 01206 266148

Concessionary Bus Pass Team 0345 200 0388

 

Essex County Council Specialist Accommodation Teams

 

      North Essex - Rebecca Batterham

                Rebecca.batterham@essex.gov.uk

 

      South Essex - Val Jobson

                Valerie.jobson@essex.gov.uk

 

      Mid Essex - Gill Howard

                Gillian.Howard@essex.gov.uk

 

      West Essex - Maxine Cooke

                Maxine.cooke@essex.gov.uk

 

Social Care Direct - 0845 603 7630

 

Mid Essex Social Work Team - 0333 301 7609

 

Basildon Social Work Team    - 01268 739130

Health

 

NHS Direct -  111 or 08454647

www.nhsdirect.nhs.uk

(24 hours a day, 7 days a week - confidential health advice and information for you or your family)

 

PALS (Patient Advice & Liaison Service)

0800 3285620 (Freephone) - For advice and concerns you may have or when you don't know where to turn regarding hospitals

 

Colchester General Hospital - 01206 747474

 

Essex County Hospital, Colchester - 01206 747474

 

Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford - 01245 362000

 

Princess Alexandra Hospital, Harlow - 01279 444455

 

Princess Margaret Hospital, Epping - 01992 902010

 

Basildon & Thurrock University Hospital - 01268 524900

 

St Peters Hospital, Maldon - 01621 725323

 

Colchester Walk in Centre 01206 314015 (Health)

 

Dental Helplines

If you are seeking a new dentist - 0845 083 3337

 

                                           

Benefits - Employment

 

Harlow Benefits Office 0843 262 3885

Department of Works and Pensions

Disability Employment Advisers

Team Leader - Rachel Gray - 01206 288108

Harlow - Sarah Springall - 01279 693050

Loughton - Sally Harrison - 07768798957

Chelmsford - Tony Clarke - 01245 545025

Braintree & Witham - Thea Campbell - 01376 303150

Southend - Alison Poynton - 01702 575756

Rayleigh & Southend - Rachel Heemskerk 01702 575796

Canvey & Southend - Phil Faraday - 01702 575837

Basildon - Carol Crew - 01268 633930

Grays & Basildon - Michelle Matthew - 07584 005863

Brentwood - Sally Harrison - 07768798957

Harwich - Trevor Potter - 01255 234723

Clacton - David Pike - 01255 233267

Colchester - Helen Dyer - 01206 288010

 

Realise Futures - 07872 002814

ECL (Essex Cares Limited) Head Office - 03330139929

General Advice & Support

 

Essex Police Non-Emergency - 101 instead of 999

 

Crimestoppers - 0800 555111

 

CAB(Citizens Advice Bureau)

Colchester - 0844 477 0808

Harlow - 01279 704002

Epping Forest - 0344 770808

                                                     

Age UK Essex 01245 346106

Transport

 

Community Transport

Epping Forest 01992 579 556

Harlow 01279 430738

Uttlesford 01371 875787

Chelmsford 01245 493761