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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

There is a single line to contact for

all benefit related enquiries:

For New Claims please use 0800 055 6688

For all enquiries about benefits please use: 0345 608 8545

 

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

 

 

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

 

Employment

If you are looking for employment one of the following agencies may be able to offer you assistance

 

Realise Futures - 07872 002814

 

ECL (Essex Cares Limited) Head Office - 03330139929

 

Enterprise East - 03333 442420 or 07727 828528