Your wellbeing, your way.

Delivered by an alliance of specialist organisations, Essex residents (excluding Southend-On-Sea and Thurrock) who are registered with a GP and are aged 16+, can receive health and wellbeing support.

Whether it's help to quit smoking, social isolation support, weight management, or help with day-to-day needs; EWS is here to help employers, families and communities to stay healthy, safe and well.


Health checks; stop smoking services; weight management courses; and emotional health and wellbeing support.

 Working Well

Workplace health and wellbeing support via Working Well programmes, training and support.


Recruiting and connecting volunteers with Essex residents and organisations in need of support and company.

  In Your Area

Explore the groups, organisations and clubs available in your community that can help you to live healthier and happier.

Why reach out to the Essex Wellbeing Service?


Tackling Social Isolation

We offer supportive, inclusive activities supported by volunteers to people who would otherwise be socially isolated.

Through our Alliance Partners Age Well East, Community Agents and our United in Kind Coaches from Rural Community Council of Essex, we are able to provide people with a new direction in life, increase self-esteem and confidence and open up activities.

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  Better understanding of your health needs
  Access to free support and advice
  Access to trained Lifestyle Coaches
  Simple online booking options based on your needs
  Access to a personalised health plan
  Avoid GP wait times for appointments
  Assessment is accessible 24/7
  Easy to use and navigate
Alcohol Awareness Week 2024 runs 1-7 July and is organised by Alcohol Change UK. In their words: “it’s a chance for the UK to get thinking about drinking.”  The theme this year is ‘understanding alcohol harm’.

Making Every Contact Count

A MECC interaction takes a matter of minutes and is not intended to add to existing busy workloads, but fit into and complement existing engagement approaches.

We offer free training whether you’re an organisation, member of staff or member of the public.

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