Events and news News Win big and support Parents 1st with The Essex Lottery! Becoming a parent is a life changing experience and here at Parents 1st we believe that every parent deserves support and every baby deserves the best possible start in life. You can now help us to support even more families in our communities by simply taking part in The Essex Lottery! Visit our lottery page now to buy your tickets: https://www.essexlottery.co.uk/support/parents-1st The Essex Lottery is a weekly online lottery created by Essex County Council to support local causes, with a weekly jackpot of £25,000! Tickets only cost £1 and we will receive 50% of every ticket sold with a further 10% going to a central pot to support other local good causes. Players can choose their own numbers or opt for a lucky dip and each ticket has a 1 in 50 chance to win a prize each week! The work we do provides valuable support to parents and babies and with every ticket you buy, you can help us to keep recruiting and training more amazing volunteers. You’ve got to be in it to win it so make sure you get your tickets for this week’s draw today!