Essex

Stop Hate UK provide Hate Crime reporting services in Essex.

Report here www.stophateuk.org/talk/

There are other organisations in your area that may be able to help you.

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Crime/Anti-Social Behaviour/Victim Support

Police: 999 (Emergency) 101 (Non-Emergency)

Anti-Social Behaviour: 

Essex Police or relevant local authority

Local council helplines;

Basildon: 01268 533333
Braintree: 01376 552525
Brentwood: 01277 312500
Castle Point: 01268 882200
Chelmsford: 01245 606606
Colchester: 01206 282222
Epping Forest: 01992 564000
Essex County Council: 0845 743 0430
Harlow: 01279 446655
Maldon: 01621 854477
Rochford: 01702 546366
Southend: 01702 215000
Tendring: 01255 686868
Thurrock: 01375 652652
Uttlesford: 01799 510510

Also see: www.ASBHelp.co.uk 

Local Authority (Essex)

General Enquiries: Tel: 0345 743 0430 / Email: contact@essex.gov.uk

https://www.essex.gov.uk

Social Services (Office Hours): Tel: 0345 606 1212 / Email: FOH@essex.gcsx.gov.uk

Social Services (Out of Hours): Tel: 0345 603 7634

Refuse Collection: Tel: 0345 743 0403 / Email: waste.management@essex.gov.uk

Environmental Health & Noise Nuisance: Tel: 0345 743 0430

Local Authority (Basildon)

Basildon Council:report Hate Crime to Basildon Council

Contact:  Shamrika Sydes, Tel: 01268 207975

Email: shamrika.sydes@basildon.gov.uk                                   

Web: www.basildon.gov.uk

Address: The Basildon Centre, St. Martin’s Square, Basildon, Essex SS14 1DL

Opening Hours: 9:00am to 5:00pm

Local Authority (Thurrock)

General Enquiries: Tel: 01375 652 294

https://www.thurrock.gov.uk

Social Services (office hours): Tel: 01375 652 802 (Children) 01375 652 868 (Adults)

Social Services (Out of Hours): Tel: 01375 372 468

Noise Nuisance: Tel: 07788 200 200 (out of hours reporting)

Local Authority (Southend)

General Enquiries: Tel: 01702 215 000 / Email: council@southend.gov.uk

https://www.southend.gov.uk

Social Services (office hours): Tel: 01702 215 007 (Children) 01702 215 008 (Adults)

Social Services (Out of Hours): Tel: 01702 215 000

Refuse Collection: Tel: 01702 215 006

Environmental Health/Noise Nuisance: Tel: 01702 215 005

Housing

Council Housing Associations

Essex County council: Tel 0345 743 0430

South Essex Homes (Southend): Tel 0800 833 160 / Email sehcustomerservices@seh.southend.gov.uk

Housing Advice: 

CAB https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/ – Tel: 03444 111 444

Thurrock Open Door: Tel: 01375 389527 (Thurrock Open Door)

Southend: Tel: 01702 215002

Domestic Violence/Sexual Violence

Women’s Aid: Essex County Area (Basildon, Braintree, Brentwood, Castle Point, Chelmsford, Colchester, Epping Forest, Maldon, Harlow, Rochford, Tendring, & Uttlesford)

Safer Places: Tel: 0845 0177 668 / Email www.saferplaces.co.uk/

Southend – SoS Domestic Abuse Projects: Tel: 01702 302333

www.savsmembers.org/sosdomesticabuseprojects

Thurrock – Changing Pathways Tel:01268 729707

changingpathways.org/

SARC:  Oakwood Place, Brentwood, CM15 8DR. Tel: 01277 240620

www.oakwoodplace.org.uk/

Rape Crisis: 

Essex Rape Crisis Partnership (Chelmsford, Colchester, Braintree, Maldon, Uttlesford, Tendring)

Centre for Action on Rape and Abuse (CARA) – Tel: 01206 769795

www.caraessex.org.uk/Index.html

South Essex Rape and Incest Crisis Centre (Thurrock, Brentwood, Harlow, Epping Forest, Basildon)

Tel: 01375 380609

www.sericc.org.uk

Southend-on-Sea Rape Crisis (SoSRC) (Southend, Castle Point, Rochford):

Tel: 01702 303232 / www.sosrc.org.uk/

IDVA/ISVA – IDVA via Safer Places / ISVA via Rape Crisis Partnership

LGBT Services:

Transpire: http://transpiresouthend.org/

Outhouse East:Tel 01206 871 394 / Email: info@outhouseeast.org.uk

http://www.outhouseeast.org.uk

Transliving: Tel: 01268 583761, www.transliving.co.uk

Community:

Harlow Ethnic Minority Umbrella: Tel: 01279 441 483 / Email: office@hemu.org.uk

http://www.hemu.org.uk/index.html

Integration Support services: Tel: 01279 639442 / http://www.iss.org.uk/

Tendring and Colchester Multi Ethnic Partnership: Tel: 01206 769789 or 01206 500471

http://www.ccvs.org/

Refugees and Asylum Seekers

Fresh Beginnings: Tel: 07949504649

http://www.freshbeginnings.org/info@lifefoundationuk.org

CAST: Website: https://castsouthend.wordpress.com/ Email: castsouthend@gmail.com

Youth Services

Essex Youth Services: Tel: 03330 322800 / http://youth.essex.gov.uk

Older People

Age UK Essex:  Tel: 01245 346 106 / http://www.ageuk.org.uk/essex/

Disability: 

SAFE – Supporting Aspergers Families in Essex: http://www.aspergers.org.uk/ Email: info@safeessex.org.uk

Royal Association for the Deaf: Tel: 0845 688 2525 / http://www.royaldeaf.org.uk/

Rethink: Tel: 0300 5000 927 / Email: info@rethink.org

PohWER (Advocacy): Tel: 0300 456 2370 or http://www.pohwer.net/essex

Essex Coalition for Disabled People: Tel: 01245 392300 / http://www.ecdp.org.uk/

BATIAS (incl advocacy): Tel: 01375 389869 / Email: batias.grays@batias.com

Counselling/Mental Health

MIND: 

West Essex – Tel: 01279 421 308 / Email:  talking@mindinwestessex.org.uk

Mid Essex – Tel: 01206 764600

Rethink: Tel: 0300 5000 927 / Email: info@rethink.org

Legal Advice

Citizens Advice Bureau: Tel: 03444 111 444 https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/

Some other useful organisations:

Self-advocacy groups

People first: – 07833 460150, 0207 274 5484

People First North East Essex: C/o Independent Advocacy Services, Summit House, 14-16 Orwell Road, Clacton-On-Sea, Essex, CO15 1PP

The Gazel Project (People First) :St Luke’s Place, Dalys Road, Rochford, Essex, SS4 1RA

Support Providers

0300 30 30 165 (Mon-Fri 9am-6.30pm, Sat. 10am-4pm, outside these hours; 0808 1689 111)

www.victimsupport.org.uk/help-and-support/get-help/support-near-you/east-england/essex

STOP THE HATE Strategic Hate Crime Prevention Partnership (SHCPP) operating in Essex – This website is the one-stop shop for information and advice for all matters concerning hate crime in Essex.

For further information, visit: http://www.stopthehate.org.uk/

Mental Health Support organisations

Mencap Direct: 0808 808 1111

Website: See under national organisations

Charity MIND – Infoline: 0300 123 3393 (Telephone service) 86493 (SMS Text messaging service)

Local MIND support centres within the Essex area:

Basildon Mind – 01268 284130

Website: www.basmind.org


South East & Central Essex Mind
01702 60 11 23
Website: www.SEandCEssexMind.org.uk

Brentwood Mind – 01277 263613 or 01277 234 246
website: www.brentwoodmind.org.uk/

West Essex Mind – Great Dunmow Office – 01371 876 641
Website: www.westessexmind.org.uk

Maldon (Essex) Mind – 01621 853211
Website: www.maldon-essex-mind.org.uk

Colchester Mind: 01206 764600
Website: http://www.colchestermind.org

Information and Advice:

Chelmsford Citizens Advice Bureau – 01245 205656

Website: www.chelmsfordcab.org/

Brentwood Citizens Advice Bureau – 08444 770808.

Website: www.citizensadvice.citizensadvice.org.uk/brentwoodcab.htm

 Thurrock Citizens Advice Bureau – 03444 770 808

Website:  www.thurrockcab.org.uk

Autism support

Autism Anglia (Brentwood, Chelmsford and Southend-on-Sea): Provides support and assistance to people with Autism and their Families: 01206 577678

Website: www.autism-anglia.org.uk

National Autistic Society – 020 7833 2299

Website: http://www.autism.org.uk/

Asperger’s syndrome

SAFE: Supporting Asperger Families in Essex – a parent support groups providing support to individuals affected by learning disability

Website: www.aspergers.org.uk/contact-us/

Downs Syndrome Association

The Downs Syndrome association – 0333 1212 300

Dyslexia support:

Dyslexia Action: Provides help with literacy and numeracy skills:

http://www.dyslexiaaction.org.uk/

You may also find the support you are looking for on our page of national support agencies.

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