Opening doors for the homeless in Chelmsford

Help us

Thank you for your willingness to support the homeless. You can do this by making a financial donation, becoming a member of CHESS, donating goods, through prayer, by volunteering and through the Shop and Donate scheme.


Donate Goods

Donate goods to help in our support of the homeless.

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Donating Online

Show your support for the homeless by making a financial donation, allowing us to provide our service users with the support they need.

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Our paid staff are at the core of our work for and with homeless people. We rely on them to provide services of high professional standard. 

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CHESS has an annual fundraising event called ‘The Sleep-out’. This is where people from all walks of life sleep rough for one night to raise funds for the charity.

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Become a Member

Chelmsford CHESS is both a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee. By becoming a member you will show your support for the work we do and for the homeless people of Chelmsford and the surrounding areas.

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Shop and Donate

Help CHESS at no cost to yourself. You can now donate money to CHESS just by using a Simply Fundraising Prepaid MasterCard® when you do your shopping.

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Volunteers Needed

We rely heavily on our volunteers to do many things: cooking, laundry, keeping records, helping the staff members on overnight duty at the Night Shelter. 

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