CARA is a registered charity working with adults of all genders, young people (aged 13-19) and children aged 12 and under from across mid and north Essex.   We provide our services from our head office in Colchester and from outreach premises in Braintree, Chelmsford, Clacton-on-Sea, Great Dunmow and Harwich.

Postal address: PO Box 548, Colchester, Essex, CO1 1YP
Enquiry line: 01206 769795 (Referrals can be made online or by telephone)
Email: [email protected] 
Area covered: Mid and North Essex

Services offered:

  • ISVA (independent Sexual Violence Adviser) support through the criminal justice process
  • Specialist advocacy
  • Specialist counselling for adults
  • Specialist counselling and therapeutic support for young people
  • Pre-trial therapy
  • Drop-in group for all adults
  • Play therapy for children aged 12 and under, and support for their families
  • Support for schools and colleges

Services for:

  • Adults, young people and children of all ages and all genders.

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