About Dying Matters in Essex CIC

Our Story

Dying Matters in Essex (DMIE) began as a not-for-profit organisation, started in 2018 as part of a national movement. We officially became a Community Interest Company (CIC) in 2020 and have been set up to empower people in Essex to learn, act upon, and share information about death, dying and bereavement and through this engagement to take practical actions. 

Our goal is to bring the national Dying Matters campaign to a local level, engaging directly and practically with the public, using national and other local resources as appropriate. 

The beneficiaries are people living, working in and connected with Essex who are preparing themselves for or considering their own or other people’s dying, death and/or bereavement.

We work collaboratively with people and organisations in Essex (charities, community groups, authorities, individuals, and businesses) with an interest in this area to create a programme of events to encourage participation, and thereby empowering local people.

We support one another and are open to teaching, learning and new opportunities. We remain open to new partners and opportunities.