Colchester Carers Creative

Colchester Carers Creative is a monthly art and craft peer support group for family carers caring for a loved one with a learning disability which may include autism or other disabilities too.

Come along to try some free crafts with people who understand the caring role. Ask questions and find information, resources through Essex Carers Network. Enjoy a free cuppa, meet new people and do some art/crafting during the break from your caring role.

Booking is essential. If you would like to attend contact Paula on 01255 554029 or email to book in or for more information.

Date: Thursday 1st of February 2024

Time 10- 2 pm

Location: One Colchester Community Hub

Space to Gather-Billericay

For families in the South of Essex and surrounding areas, our next meeting is on Monday 5th of February 2024. This will be our first catch up of 2024.

Address: Hamelin Trust ( 19 Radford Crescent, Billericay. CM12 0DU)

Time: 10.30-12pm

If you would like us to bring any specific resources, do get in touch, so we can ensure the team has the resources with them.

We look forward to seeing you.

space to gather
Evening virtual ‘Space to Gather’.

Join us on Monday 5th of February in the comfort of your home for our virtual ‘Space to Gather’.
Grab a cuppa or your favourite tipple and join us for a chat, information sharing, or share your lived experience (if you wish) with other family carers who care for someone with a learning disability which may include autism.

Time: 6.30 pm to 8 pm.

If you would like to join, send us an email at or contact the office on 01255 554029 and will will send you the Zoom meeting link.

Future dates:

Our next Craft & Natter Group is on Tuesday 20th of February 2024 from 6.30 pm – 9 pm.
Our craft group is currently full, however if you would like to join us, we can add you to the waiting list. Email us your contact details. (Booking is essential)

We are really keen to host meetings in other areas in Essex too, if you would like us to do something in your town or village please get in touch, if you know of any suitable venues that would be really helpful too. Email: or call: 01255 554029 or text: 07360690839