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Essex County Council (ECC) has been awarded a grant from the Youth Endowment Fund to support young people at risk of being drawn into violent crime through the COVID-19 pandemic.


We can appreciate that these are unsettling times for our families and children and young people with SEND. We can support you.


We are offering 28 funded spaces on our 2020 DofE Award Summer Programme!

Essex Youth Service

Essex Young Carers Service Is still open and supporting young carers and young adult carers around the County.


Refer a young person to this amazing opportunity...

Young People

Check out our latest Essex Youth Service newsletter, filled with our amazing achievements and our new plans for 2020!

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Rachel Ojo has been a YEA (Young Essex Assembly) member for 4 years and she campaigns for change and better futures for young people in the UK. Her hard work has been recognised as she won the BBC Teen Hero Award!

Children and Young People Now Awards

The Essex Youth Service Plan B Team have won the Highly Commended Advice and Guidance Award!

Celebrating 70 years with 70 Basildon heroes

As part of Basildon New Town's 70th Anniversary, Basildon Council and Eastgate Shopping Centre are celebrating 70 years with 70 Basildon Heroes.

Young Carers

Greensward Academy achieve Bronze and Silver in the National Young Carer in Schools Award!