Breckland Mobile Food Store
Breckland Mobile Food Store is formed in partnership with Norfolk Community Foundation and Breckland Council, and is delivered by Kickstart. It provides affordable, healthy and nutritious food and store cupboard staples at a reduced price, to help Breckland residents tackle increasing living costs. Friendly, expert staff on the bus are trained to offer wider support to help address other challenges such as debt management, mental health and wellbeing, and signposting to a range of services offering further help.
Breckland Council and Breckland Youth Advisory Board are jointly funding a £35,000 programme of mental health support, delivered by Cup-O-T Wellness and Therapy Services. Offering support to Breckland families with young people aged 11 to 18 (or 25 for those with a disability) who are:
- Awaiting treatment from or are on a waiting list for an NHS mental health service.
- Not attending school.
- At risk of not attending due to their mental health.
Find out more on theCup-O-T website (opens new window) .
Creative afternoon events for older people in Breckland - The Silver Social Project is funded by Breckland Council and delivered by Creative Arts East. Events are open to all and provide an opportunity to socialise and discover activities and services you may wish to access. Sessions are an opportunity to enjoy tea and cake whilst listing to live music or taking part in an arts workshop.
Visit their website for more information and the latest events.
Our Breckland Lottery
The Our Breckland Lottery is an exciting weekly lottery that raises money for local organisations. All Good Causes supported by the lottery will benefit Breckland and its residents. Buy tickets from £1 a week or register your Good Cause on theOur Breckland Lottery website (opens new window) .
Holiday and Food Programme
Delivered by Active Norfolk, in partnership with Norfolk County Council and local district councils, Big Norfolk Holiday Fund provides Easter, summer and winter activities for children and young people aged five to 16 in Norfolk. There are both paid for and free spaces, free spaces are for children eligible for means tested free school meals and schools will notify you if your child is eligible.
Community Car Scheme
Breckland Council works in partnership with local town and parish councils to provide grants to enable the provision of Community Car Schemes. The schemes provide transport for people who would otherwise be unable to make essential medical journeys. Volunteer drivers use their own cars and a small fare is typically payable by the passenger.
Contact your local town or parish council for details of their scheme, orsearch your eligibility for Norfolk County Council's Transport Plus (opens new window) .
Norfolk Community Directory
TheNorfolk Community Directory contains activities, services and groups to help Norfolk residents live healthy, active and fulfilling lives.
Last updated: 09/03/2023 19:06:44