Groups and Organisations

Welcome to the community hub, where you can connect with people who share your interests. There are about 100 organisations in West Mersea and most are listed here. If your group is not to be seen - please contact the Town Council to be included.  If your contact person has changed or your details need updating - please contact the Town Council.

Mersea Needs You!
We are looking for Police Specials to work on Mersea Island. 
Poster: MerseaPoster 

Are you struggling?
Hungry? Porch Pantry open 7 days a week
Lonely? Call the Pastoral Care Team
Debt? Help with managing your money
Tel: 07593 429114
The Porch Pantry is proving to be a valuable and much needed provision within the community. People are taking items from the Porch and many food bags have been delivered. For those who would like to donate, please consider the following items whilst shopping:
Tinned: curry, chilli, fruit, rice pudding, custard, tuna, meat pies, baked beans, hot dogs, meat balls, soup
Jars: pasta bake, bolognaise, curry
Tea, coffee, long life milk
Marmite, Jam, honey
Ready to bake baguettes
Crisps, biscuits, cookies
Snack items for children: boxes of raisins, mini breaksticks, mini cheddars
Toiletries: toothpaste, nappies, shower gel, shampoo, sanitary products etc.
Please no fresh or chilled food.
All items can simply be placed in the Porch Pantry or you can help by donating through the Just Giving link: 

Women for Women - Women in Need
A local resident is collecting knickers for ladies in refugee camps in Greece, many of the ladies have little or no underwear. Only new underwear is acceptable. A bag for donations is available at the Council Office in Melrose Road. 
Poster: Knickers poster 

Age Concern - telephone befriending or pen befriending
Do you know someone who is lonely and isolated? click here for further details of how you can help.