Great Clacton Church of England Junior School

Craigfield Avenue, Clacton-on-sea, Essex, CO15 4HR

01255 424906

Support for families over closure period

Please see below for a list of local agencies that can offer support, should you need it;



Clacton Food Bank - currently open and the intention is for it to remain open but if it does close, this will be added to the home page of their website. 

A number of agencies hold vouchers including social services, Jaywick Neighbourhood Centre and Clacton job centre.  School also hold vouchers and you can contact Mrs Jones, Mrs Finney or Mrs Davidson via and we will make contact with you to discuss how we can support with this.

Opening times: 

Tuesday 9.30am-11am

Thursday 9.30am-11am

Friday 2pm-3.30pm


Tendring Baby Bank - has items such a second hand clothes, and prams but also can provide nappies, wipes and milk depending on what has been donated.


Families in Focus - Support for families who have a child with additional needs


Essex Carers' Support - help for people who are caring for a family member

01255 474410


The Samaritans - helpline for people who need to talk, manned by volunteers 

Call: 116123    or email


Mind – useful can be found at -


Essex Social Services 

Adults - 0345 603 7630 

Children - 0345 603 7627


Crime Stoppers – 24-hour domestic violence helpline, run in partnership with Women’s Aid and Refuge.

Tel: 0800 555 111


Safer Places – Domestic Abuse Support services

Tel: 0330 102 5811   or email


Place2Be – Guide to helping parents answer questions from their children and to support family wellbeing:


Young Minds - Talking to your child about Coronavirus and 10 tips from their Parents Helpline to support family wellbeing:


Carers UK - Guidance for carers: