Directory Category: Children



Aspirations is run by trustees, we give grants of up to £500 for a group or individual between the agers of 13 to 19 or up to 25 with additional needs. The purpose is to help young people to lead better lives, fulfil their potential and achieve their drea

01702 586231

Merged with Action for M.E. April 2018

We are a newly formed community group who will deliver targeted services to young parents in the Southend area. The three main services will be parenting programme, money management and infant/child massage.

07877 856726

A not for profit organization offering skills and workshops in the environmental and horticultural sector. Working with people of all ages and skill level and delivering education as well as a first hand volunteer experience with qualified coordinators.

Welcome to the Emotional Well-being and mental health service for young people up to the age of 18, or up to the age of 25 if they have special educational needs, living in Essex.

The type of support will vary depending on the type of concern and the severity.  All of the direct support options aim for young people to meet their own goals.  They include

Online self-help
Sign-posting to other organisations such as Big White Wall
Crisis support
Specialist assessments
Face to face therapy either individually or in groups

Self referral – call 0300 300 1600 to access the EWMHS during working hours.For the out of hours crisis support, please call the general NELFT switchboard on 0300 555 1201 and ask for the EWMHS Crisis Support Service.




0300 300 1600

Thorpe Greenways is a very large infant and junior school that serves the Kursaal ward and surrounding areas. The school is expanding and we are becoming an increasingly diverse school community with children and their families speaking a variety of diffe

01702 987950

Raises money to support work in Uganda. The relief of poverty.


We are a community group based in Southend. We love screen printing and we run family friendly drop in workshops suitable for all ages. Just don’t forget to bring an old t-shirt you want to transform. We can print low cost one colour t-shirts for other co

07904 901412

We support families in the local community whose children are going through the ASD diagnosis process, we also work with and support families whose children have already been diagnosed. We hold monthly mornings and aim to offer small activities and sessio

01702 313222