Welcome to Chavasse VC House, Essex
Chavasse VC House is a Recovery Centre run by Help for Heroes and supported by the Royal British Legion. It's in the Garrison town of Colchester which forms part of the Defence Recovery Capability.
Whether returning for duty or transitioning to civilian life, residents and day visitors at Chavasse VC House can take part in activities and life skills courses to help them get back out doing what they enjoy most. The Centre aims to inspire those who have been wounded, injured or become sick while serving our country and enable them to lead active, independent and fulfilling lives.
About the Recovery Centre
Chavasse VC House offers those who have suffered life changing injuries and illnesses with facilities and on-going support to help them adapt to their new life.
The Centre has been specially designed to offer the very best recovery atmosphere. It offers 27 single en-suite bedrooms and dedicated family suites. Arts and craft areas, presentation and IT suites and an adaptive gym with specialist equipment also form part of the Centre.
Residents are encouraged to undertake their own recovery programme under the guidance of specialist staff. It may involve educational courses, work placements, medical appointments or sporting activities. These activities are designed to improve personal independence, raise morale, and develop camaraderie with others who have been injured or become sick.
To find out more:
- Opening hours: 0900-1700, Monday-Friday
- Visit: We’re located in Chavasse VC House and if you need support, you can drop in during our opening hours
- Telephone: 01206 814886
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org