Our autism section contains information about living with autism, caring for those with autism, and the important facts you should know. Find out where local support groups are, and how we can all help to raise awareness of this condition.
In this section we offer you advice on the ways in which you can speak up about the support which you receive. This might involve making a complaint, but could involve giving positive feedback to the people who are supporting you.
Whether you feel nervous around new technology or you're someone who likes to have the latest gadgets, these pages explain the benefits technology can bring, helping you and yours to live independently, or get fitter and healthier.
Our Care Provider Information Hub contains information for businesses, suppliers or providers working in Essex. The portal will provide information our vision, commissioning intentions, how to work with us and information on events, news or activities in Essex.
You might be eligible for benefits and financial support to help with your rent and living costs.
Benefits calculators can help you find what benefits you can get and how to claim.
Check your entitlement with the free, independent and anonymous benefits calculators on GOV.UK.
You can check your benefit entitlement at your local Citizens Advice.
The Essex Floating Support Service can also help with money and benefits.
Citizens Advice provides free and confidential advice on benefits.
The Money Advice Service offers free and impartial support online and over the telephone.
AgeUK offers advice on benefits and entitlements for older people.
Browse the GOV.UK benefits A to Z
Visit GOV.UK for information on Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction
Visit Essex County Council for information on free school meals and exceptional grants for school uniform.
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