Partnering towards a slave-free southend-on-sea










Southend Against Modern Slavery (SAMS) Partnership is a Community Partnership working within the Borough of Southend-on-Sea. TheÿPartnershipÿincludes thirtyÿlocal charities, faithÿorganisations and the voluntary sector. We work in Partnership with law enforcement and the statutory sector towards ending exploitation and human trafficking.ÿWe appreciate the unique quality and power of local knowledge and relationships to bring an end to modern slavery and human trafficking. We relate with all people without discrimination, working with people in need regardless of their religion, ethnicity, race, gender or sexuality.ÿ


?SAMS is led by a Steering Group comprising of six community leaders from different organisations. SAMS employs an antislavery co-ordinator and a survivor care co-ordinator. Quarterly partnership meetings help us to work in collaboration towards a slave-free Southend-on-Sea through:


    1. 1. Partnering togetherÿwith local community groups, organisations, law enforcement and statutory partners



    1. 2.ÿRaising awarenessÿthrough campaigns, literature and social media



    1. 3.ÿDeveloping andÿdeliveringÿtrainingÿ



    1. 4.ÿFacilitatingÿSurvivor Careÿfor survivors of modern slavery within our community







Location & Contact Details

Email Address


07865 600371