Directory Category: Information


4Children (formerly Kids Clubs Network)

Supports and develops the growth of out of school child care. Saturday clubs. Able to provide advice on out of school provision for children aged 4-14 years.

01245 438572
01245 438 584

Provides information, advice, training, conciliation and other services for employers and employees to help prevent or resolve workplace problems. The ACAS Helpline provides clear, confidential, independent and impartial advice to both employers and emplo

0300 123 1100

Helpline and support for parents and families of homosexual people of whatever age. Founders and members are all parents of gay children and hope to bring understanding to a situation which is often feared and misunderstood. Confidential.

01795 661463
01795 661463
Acorn Housing Association Ltd

Supported accommodation for single homeless people aged between 16 and 60 without dependants.

01702 619089
01702 619171
Action for M.E.

Action for M.E. is the UKs leading charity dedicated to improve the lives of people with M.E. It provides information and support to people affected by M.E. and their carers and campaigns for more research, better treatments and better services for them.

0845 123 2380
Action on Elder Abuse

Action on Elder Abuse (AEA) works to protect and prevent the abuse of vulnerable older adults. Action on Elder Abuse operate the UK and Ireland only national freephone helpline for anyone concerned in any way about the abuse of older people. Although it c

0208 835 9280
Advantage Card Scheme

Offers discounts for families/children over 60s young people disadvantaged groups at Southend’s 5 leisure Centres and some private business in the town.

01702 215010
Age UK

Age UK works with 350 partners across the country to understand local needs and deliver the most appropriate services for older people. They can put you in touch with the one closest to you. Call the helpline for further information.

0800 169 80 80
Amnesty International (Southend Branch)

Working against grave abuses worldwide of the rights to physical and mental integrity freedom of conscience and expression and freedom from discrimination.

01268 757043
Anxiety UK

Anxiety UK is a user-led charity for those suffering from anxiety disorders, including panic attacks, phobias, obsessive/compulsive disorders, social anxiety and other associated anxiety disorders. We provide a helpline service offering information, suppo

0161 227 9862