Cost of living support

Colchester City Council is providing support for residents facing the cost of living crisis.

Calendar of support sessions and tutorials

Our calendar shows our scheduled community-based events, including in-person and online chats, support sessions, workshops and tutorials that teach you basic digital skills for free.

How to navigate the calendar

  • Use the blue arrows to navigate to go back and forward through different weeks.
  • Press the button that says ‘Today’ to return to today’s page on the calendar.
  • Press ‘Week’ to view the calendar in a week view.
  • Press ‘Month’ to view the whole months events.
  • Press ‘Agenda’ to view a list of upcoming events.

Upon finding activity of interest, either complete an expression of interest form or dependent on device, using a mouse or finger, press on the details to reveal more information on the event, including a booking form where relevant. 

To attend an online Digital Chat & Support Session, all that is required is at the time of the event you press on the link to attend which is available within the information explaining how to join on the relevant day.

When opening a tutorial, there is a description and a link to a booking form, to reserve a place on that session. Complete this form and upon receipt an officer will be in touch with more information, and if there are places on the session you have shown an interest in, they will provide confirmation of that booking or provide alternative dates.  

Please note that the calendar is updated regularly by the team, on occasion the scheduled activity may change, where possible this will be kept to a minimum and changes will be advertised.

If you cannot find what you are looking for on this calendar, please contact the team via the following details and one of the team will be happy to help as soon as they can.


  • Colchester 01206 282 452    
  • Tendring 01255 686497      
  • Mobile 07970 55115

Page last reviewed: 25 July 2021


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