Essex County Council Services

There are number of services are dealt with directly by Essex County Council please see below for a descriptiona and additional contact details or links.


Service Details Contact
Essex County Council Services
Blue Badge The Blue Badge scheme provides a national range of parking concessions to help severely disabled people travel independently, as either a driver or passenger, by allowing them to park close to their destination.
Concessionary Fares If you live in England and are of retirement age or an eligible disabled person, you are entitled to an English National Concessionary Bus Pass. Essex residents who are applying for an older persons or disabled persons bus pass for the first time may apply to Essex County Council.

Phone: 0845 200 0388


Family History If you would like to find out if a family member resided in the borough you can find historic Electoral Registers at the Essex Record Office, Wharf Road, Chelmsford, Essex.  CM2 6YT.

Phone: 01245 244644


Please also see for further assistance.

Health and Social care Information on safguarding, public health, care for children and adults in Essex
Highways Report A Highway Problem,
Potholes, Street lighting, Bus shelters, kerbs, signs, pavements, snow and ice
Schools Information on Schools in Essex
Aodption and Fostering

Therapeutic foster carers support children who have suffered trauma or neglect. Through patience, empathy, love and understanding they help children overcome their past and give them the chance for a better, brighter future.

Phone 0800 801 530