Directory Category: Advocacy Services
Welcome to Southend Mencap supporting people with a learning disability in Southend, Castle Point, Rayleigh and Rochford. To find out all about everything the society does from their large projects such as Advocacy and The Music Man project, to the weekly clubs and groups like SMASH and Family Play & Respite. To view all the current information flyers for each project simply go to the Flyers page and download the flyer of your interest.
Provide one-to-one advocacy support and citizen advocacy on behalf of adults who experience financial and social difficulties in their lives and need someone to work on their behalf. This enables them to access services and benefits that they are entitled to. We also safeguard their rights, empowering them to make informed choices to improve their quality of life.
We provide advocacy for adults who have issues relating to the following
Financial – including financial abuse
Services we provide
Help obtaining benefits and entitlements
Help with completing forms for benefits
Help people with their housing choices
Assist those with debts
Parents Aid Southern Essex is a charity that works locally, for and with parents and families at risk of social exclusion, to improve the quality of their lives. We achieve change by championing their voices and providing support services to meet their needs.
Helping people to live well in later life. Services include: information and advice home support/home help counselling advocacy and befriending. Holidays and insurance service 01245 264499. Toe nail cutting service: 01245 423333. Services and support for people over 50.
Supporting people who are or have experienced domestic abuse through Help. Support. Access to refuge. Outreach provision. Counselling service. Education and training. Refuge space for 22 women and their children and floating support for people who wish to