Chelmsford

Frazer’s on Phoenix FM!

Earlier this month, our lovely Frazer was interviewed on Phoenix FM by Patrick Sherring. They spoke all about Cool to be Kind’s weekly outreach group ‘Warm Hearts for Cold Hands’ which Frazer helps out at.   He talked about how every Wednesday evening in the layby in front of Chelmsford library, Chelmsford Rough Sleeper Support provide […]

Street Support Chelmsford Provide Extra Support for Emergency Temporary Accommodation

Born from the huge need for temporary accommodation and the dramatic lack of it in Chelmsford, Cool to be Kind and Street Support Chelmsford teamed up with ARU, Sanctus and Chelmsford Rough Sleepers Support Group (with whom Cool to be Kind’s outreach group works along side during the weekly outreach) to provide extra support for […]

Find Street Support Chelmsford at VOLFEST 2024

Street Support Chelmsford via Cool to be Kind  will be attending the fantastic event VOLFEST again this year! Organised by Chelmsford CVS, the event is to celebrate Volunteers Week running the length of Chelmsford High Street on the 6th June 2024.  Populated by many stalls, you’ll be able to see first-hand some of the wonderful ways […]

Sanctus Charity Shop opens in Chelmsford!

Cool to be Kind were so pleased to learn of our Street Support Partner, Sanctus, opening their new Charity Shop on Broomfield Road, Chelmsford recently! They are open Monday – Saturday 10am – 3pm and can accept donations of good quality adult clothes, homeware and collectables. All proceeds will go towards raising funds for Sanctus […]

Cool to be Kind secure High Sheriff Award!

Cool to be Kind (who run Street Support Chelmsford) were honoured and humbled to be invited to the High Sheriff Awards again this year! Hosted by Essex Community Foundation, Cool to be Kind were given another High Sheriff award for the third year running which will enable them to continue their invaluable work with Street […]

Street Support Chelmsford live on the radio!

The wonderful Helen Wilkerson, from Cool to be Kind and Street Support Chelmsford, recently joined Nita Jhummh on Chelmsford Community Radio to discuss Brian McGovern’s legacy and highlight the projects the two organisations are currently working on. The conversation started with Helen and Nita discussing Brian’s life and work. Brian was a compassionate and beloved […]

Street Support Chelmsford wins Essex High Sheriff’s Award!

We are delighted to share the brilliant news that Cool to be Kind a.k.a Street Support Chelmsford have won the prestigious Essex High Sheriff’s funding for the second year running! Each year, the High Sheriff gives financial support to voluntary organisations for initiatives that are helping to tackle crime, community safety and anti-social behaviour in […]

Accommodation to keep ex-offenders off the streets

The City Council and two other agencies working in Chelmsford have secured £100,000 for accommodation to stop ex-offenders from living on the streets when they are released from prison. Breaking the cycle of offending in Chelmsford Prisoners who are released without homes to go to after serving their time can end up sleeping in public […]