Thurrock Community Builders


Thurrock Community Builders are encouraging communities to have a voice in their local area and helping to build relationships and connections between local people and organisations.

Helping local groups and residents to access opportunities such as healthy activities, training and local community funding.

Sharing information and connecting you to local groups for support or social interaction.

Encouraging kindness and neighbourly help to build stronger communities.

Community Stories

Find out about community projects, activities, volunteer stories.

Small Sparks Funding

Supporting community-led projects across Thurrock that bring residents together to work on the things that matter to them, e.g. Street Parties, groups, activities and more.

Our Step by Step Guide

How to organise a Community activity, event or street party.

Contact Us

Maybe you’d like to connect to someone who shares your passions? Or would like to know more about local support groups, we’re here to help!

Meet the team

Find out the local Community Builder for your area and how to contact

View our Guide

This guide provides some simple suggestions. BUT, we encourage you to have fun with your own ideas, grow or adapt our suggestions or throw them all out and do you own thing!

Interested in becoming a Community Connector?

A community connector or community volunteer can help us reach more people in the local community to support local action for improvements. We can connect you to other people who share the same passion or concerns.

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Our Road Thurrock

Our Road Thurrock is all about supporting, connecting and inspiring people to come together to encourage friendlier, safer and stronger neighbourhoods.
  • An online resource to support and connect people
  • Share and exchange local information
  • Learn more about what’s in your area

Thurrock Food Network

During the Coronavirus lockdown, there was enormous community spirit and motivation to provide everyone with basic food supplies, witnessed right across the UK. Here in Thurrock, a wealth of businesses, community groups, and individuals came forward with contributions of food and resources to help others.

Find out more about Thurrock Food Network including:

  • Local Foodbanks
  • How to get involved
  • Community Allotments
  • Local food Clubs

Support for residents

We’ve pulled together the current offers of help available to residents of Thurrock.

Offers of support on this database include:

  • Mental Health & Wellbeing support
  • Money management & Dept Support
  • Donated Food and Essentials
  • Homeless Support
  • And more!