Maldon and District CVS, supported by Cadent are working with foodbanks, churches and community organisations across the Maldon District to support people with access to essential supplies, services and support. This includes those at risk of food and fuel poverty across the district.
One of our project officers will be attending the following food banks on a regular basis –
Maldon Food Pantry, Elim Pentecostal church, 17 Wantz Road. This is open 9.30 – 1pm every Wednesday. Our project officer will be there on the last Wednesday of every month.
Dengie Food Pantry, United Reformed Church, Southminster. This is open Every Wednesday from 10-12am and our project officer will be there on the 3rd Wednesday of every month.
To find out the next date we will be at one of the foodbanks, please check out the events calendar.
Tollesbury Village Food Larder – Open Mondays 9-12 and Friday 5-6.30pm, with supporting café open every Monday 9-12. Our project officer will be there on the 1st Monday of every month.
As part of this project we will be supporting local community groups by speaking to their attendees and providing advice and signposting on local services using the Maldon District Connects website.
Within local community hubs and foodbanks our project officer will also be able to arrange referrals for fuel support and utilise the Maldon District Community Response Project, making sure the local community have the support they need. We will also be supporting the growth of food provision services and new services across the district.
Community in a cup at the United Reformed Church. Our project officer will be attending on the last Tuesday of each month along with other groups and partners between 10-12am.
Community in a cup Burnham at the United Reformed Church. Our project officer will be attending on the 3rd Thursday of each month between 2-4pm.
To find out the next date we will be at one of these events, please check the events calendar.
MDCVS will be hosting multi-agency information sessions ‘Welcome Hubs’ throughout the year with a specific focus on the winter months, these will include support from our community partners to enable us to provide people with advice and information on local services, energy information and access to essential services.
Also supporting the development of a community hub network across the district to ensure that local residents have the access to advice and support in a location that is accessible to them.
We will be organising themed pop-up sessions throughout the year for the local community, these will focus on areas such money management, staying safe online (in partnership with Essex Police), accessing money saving and energy advise online.