Southend-on Sea   SAVS Community Support Directory February 2017

Thurrock (Family and Young people services)

Healthwatch Thurrock

Family Mosaic (Update)

In the April newsletter, we provided information about the support services offered by Family Mosaic. Below is an update to information and services

Family Mosaic

  • offer a FREE Housing related support service covering – Basildon, Castle Point, Rochford & Rayleigh, Brentwood, Epping, Harlow & Uttlesford
  • hold FREE drop-in advice sessions in all above locations
  • can support with Rent arrears, Debts Eviction/repossession, Health & Wellbeing, Benefit issues
  • provide signposting to other specialised organisations – Benefit issues  ·        

If you would like a copy of the new Family Mosaic Drop In timetables across Essex or would like more details about services you can also contact [email protected]

Hearing Help Essex: Details can be found in April 2017 newsletter                   Email: [email protected]

A local charity, established nearly 30 years ago with the aim of helping people in Essex with acquired hearing loss, by helping them adjust to their hearing loss by keeping their aid working effectively and advising them on specialist equipment and advice on any discounts and benefits available

Local Action Groups: Details can be found in the April 2017 newsletter.


Email: [email protected]                                       Tel: 01255 429778

Adult learning courses in Essex: Details can be found in the April 2017 newsletter

Website:                                          Tel: 0345 603 7635

Keep Safe Scheme: Details can be found in the January 2017 newsletter:


Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (Update):See below link for the June issue of the staff and volunteer magazine 'Look'

Financial Ombudsman Service

For anyone who found the Financial Ombudsman Information of interest, please see below link to their 2016-2017 Annual Report “Fairness in a Changing World” The report contains details of who has been supported and how