2023 to 2027
- Stronger communities
- Stronger place
- Stronger council
Our key objectives
We will safeguard vulnerable people. Our teams will support residents in need, providing support and equality of opportunity in a district that is safe for everyone.
- Consistent in our approach, we will strive to ensure all our residents can live in a safe and well-maintained environment
- Break the cycle of domestic abuse by working in partnerships to reduce violence against women and girls
- Use our place on the Epping Forest Community Safety Partnership with Essex Police, County Council, Fire and Rescue, and community groups, to deal with emerging local threats and issues
We will work with our partners to achieve wellbeing and health equity for all our residents.
- We will adopt the Robert Wood Johnson Wider Determinants of Health Model as a framework through which to deliver multi-agency health and wellbeing improvement initiatives
- Focusing our partnerships, resources and capacity in key locations, we will address individual needs to reduce health inequalities across the district
- We will contribute to the delivery of the objectives detailed in the multi-agency Epping Forest Health & Wellbeing Strategy 2022-2026
We will listen to our communities and work with them when making decisions, developing policies, and designing services.
- We will coordinate our consultation and engagement to ensure residents’ views shape the services we provide
- Strengthen and empower individuals and communities to help themselves
- Invite families living in council housing to help us develop a resident involvement strategy, with a range of options to support involvement in our decision making
* The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation works to build a culture of health in society. View the Epping Forest Health & Wellbeing Strategy 2022-2026 for more information.