Urban Cure CIC

Urban Cure CIC

At a glance


  • Local / community

Other details

Organisation type: 
Not for profit
Geographical remit: 



Urban Cure CIC was established in March 2022 by founder Dee Curtis to support the Council Covid-19 regeneration of the City of Southend-on-Sea. Our activities will be conducted to benefit inhabitants of Essex, and the UK to provide opportunities to those who would normally be denied the chance to improve their participation within their community.


Inclusion and Participation:

  • Break down barriers through sports, arts, cultural, and creative activities to all irrespective of age, ability, financial status, or circumstances.
  • Community engagement to reduce isolation, where everyone feels part of our social fabric.

Learning and Skills

  • Empower residents with a deeper understanding of their community, promoting independence.
  • Provide skill development and leadership, encouraging participation in educational initiatives.

Economic Development

  • Elevate community skills, fuelling local economic progress.
  • Community-led participation in civic life, fostering trust, cohesion and belonging.
  • Enhance economic well-being, aspiration, and social integration.
  • Elevate health and reduce crime, elevating overall quality of life.


Urban Cure aim to deliver significant social and economic outcomes that benefit all community member.

  • Develop confidence and self esteem.
  • Highlight social situations to inspire change.
  • Economic Empowerment
  • Job Creation
  • Small Business Development
  • Enhanced Health and Wellbeing
  • Increased Social Contact and Social Cohesion
  • Education and Lifelong Learning
  • Cultural Preservation to Enrich Life Experiences



The core principles driving Crafted Culture is about breaking down barriers to address the equality of opportunity for every resident of Southend, irrespective of their background, race, gender, age, or any other protected characteristic.

By learning appreciation and respect of our city diverse cultural craft, we will contribute to community inclusion through:

  • Cultural Identity: Heritage crafts are an integral part of a community's cultural identity, reflecting its history, values, and traditions. 
  • Economic Sustainability: Heritage crafts can provide livelihoods for artisans and boost local economies through tourism and artisan markets.

Current opportunities

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Non Executive Director Company Secretary an amazing opportunity to support our chairperson in implementing our organisational governance framework...

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Plays a crucial role in integrating sustainable practices and principles into an not for profit organisation’s operations

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Can you ensure our Wix website meets accessibility standards, optimising its design and functionality. 

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Supporting grant funding applications, developing and building our IT framework, cloud and AI systems and writing comprehensive policies and...

Support with audience development, digital marketing and content strategy within the creative non-profit sector.

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Bid Writing Support Team: prepare our funding applications. includes gathering data, project planning, budgeting, financial data, research,...

Previous placements

  • Website Designer opportunity!