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Building Better Opportunities - Community Connections Essex

Community Connections Essex is a partnership of eight organisations led by Papworth Trust. The project is supporting people with a disability, or long term health condition to move into work, training, or active job searching.

Through ‘Community Connections’ we are offering a personalised employment support service.  With dedicated 1:1 support, our Advisors can help you to explore your options, gain new skills and take that next step towards a job or into training. Activities include confidence building, personal and social development, signposting and advocacy, and employability skills.

‘Community Connections’ is being delivered in Tendring, Braintree, Basildon, Harlow, Southend and Thurrock.

Realise Futures are offering this service in Harlow, Colchester and Chelmsford.  If you live in one if these areas and:

  • are aged 16 years or over,
  • have a long term health condition and/or disability
  • are not in education, employment or training

Then get in touch to see how we can help you. To find out more, or to make a referral, contact:

Justin Sarginson, Essex Employment Coordinator

Email: justin.sarginson@realisefutures.org

Tel:      07872 002814


Sally Howell, Deputy Essex Coordinator

Email: sally.howell@realisefutures.org

Tel:      07738 704723

Community Connections is a building better opportunities programme funded by the European Social Fund and the Big Lottery Fund.

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