Advice and guidance sessions

Parkside Community Hub is currently closed, however our staff are working remotely and we are still available to help you. Please call 0300 555 0500 or email if you need assistance.

We run a range of advice and guidance sessions at the Community Hub - see the list below. There's no need to book - just drop-in.

Services available at the Hub
Service Day Time

Chelmsford City Council benefits advice
Need help with your housing benefit or council tax claim? Have your circumstances changed and you need to be reassessed? Come and see a benefits advisor for one-to-one help.


9.30am to 2.00pm

Essex outreach service offering a range of guidance and services including benefit claims, homelessness, managing money and budgeting.


9.30am to 1.00pm

Job advice
Are you looking for a job or work experience? Do you need help with your CV or applying for jobs? Come in and see us for professional advice and use our computers for free.


1.00pm to 4.00pm

Wednesday 1.00pm to 4.00pm
Friday 1.00pm to 3.30pm

Hearing Help Essex
Do you need your hearing aid checked? Are you considering having a hearing aid but want to talk to someone first? Come and see our specialist.

Fourth Tuesday
of every month

10.00am to 12.00pm

Computer drop-in sessions
Need access to a computer to search for a job? Come and use our computers for free.

Friday 1.00pm to 3.30pm supported by an IT Tutor.


9.30am to 4.00pm

Wednesday 9.30am to 4.00pm
Thursday 9.30am to 4pm

1pm to 3.30pm

Below are some useful links to websites that may be of assistance to you: