Welcome to The J's

The J's Hospice has been developed through the drive and vision of the local community to see enhanced care and support for young adults across Essex with life limiting conditions such as cancer and a wide range of complex neurological and metabolic conditions.

The J’s provides tailored nursing, respite and end of life care, advice and advocacy, emotional care, bereavement support and a range of activities for the young adult and their family in the comfort and security of their own home. Our aim is to help young adults to live their life to the full, however short.

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Latest news

Facts & Figures for the Chelmsford Marathon



No event ever takes place without plenty of fun facts! 2014 marks the very FIRST Chelmsford Marathon, and The J’s are delighted that we can showcase the beauty of Chelmsford so soon after it achieved City Status. Enjoy some fun facts and key stats from the Chelmsford Marathon...

Chelmsford Marathon is a Runaway Success!

The very first J’s Hospice Chelmsford Marathon, held on Sunday 19th October really was ‘a small charity making a big difference’ -  with thousands of spectators lining the route, almost 2,000 registered runners, over 300 volunteers on the day and a host of performers making the day memorable for the supporters as well as the runners, it really was a runaway success!

Royal Parks Half Marathon Success!





Seven runners took part in the Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon on Sunday, raising much needed funds for The J’s Hospice.  The 13.1 mile route is considered to be one of the most beautiful in the country, taking in the Royal Parks and passing some spectacular sights of the capital.