Who we are

ECL provides care and support services in Essex, Havering and West Sussex, supporting thousands of people to live safely and independently within their own homes and local communities.

Our services support older people, adults with learning disabilities, adults receiving reablement services and people with sensory impairment.

Our story
Learning disabilities

Learning disabilities

With 28 centres across Essex, we provide a nurturing environment where you can meet new people, learn new skills and try new things.

Support for learning disabilities
Older people

Older people

We understand that as you get older you may need additional support but maintaining your independence and integration with the community is vital.

Support for older people

Latest media

Latest media

On Thursday 24th October, ECL (Essex Cares Ltd) held a huge party to celebrate the achievements of adults with learning disabilities from the West Essex area.

ECL West Essex Celebratory Awards

Upcoming events

Upcoming events

ECL Drama - Colchester presents Oliver. Join us for a live production of Oliver, by ECL Drama. Doors open at 6.30pm for a 7.15pm start.

Oliver - a production by ECL Drama, Colchester

From the blog

From the blog

Top 5 things we have learnt in Essex. Don't forget that with the right circumstances front line care work offers more job satisfaction than most sectors.

How can social care attract the right new recruits?