Social Care and Family Support

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Information about social services in Essex, including details about who is eligible to receive social care support and how to request an assessment.

ESSEX SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN BOARD

A statutory body which acts as a mechanism for agreeing how relevant organisations in Essex co-operate to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and young people.

ESSEX PARTNERSHIP

Aimed at helping families with a range of issues on a voluntary basis, helping them to identify their own solutions to their problems.

GOV.UK

Access to a range of policy updates, guidance for professionals and information for families on a range of topics.

i-HOP

Provides professionals with a free online information hub with all the up-to-date resources to support work with these families.

NATIONAL YOUTH AGENCY

An information toolkit for young people covering housing, health, family and relationships, environment, education, employment and training, cyber safety and much more.

SOUTHEND INFORMATION POINT

A free and impartial service with information and guidance around many aspects of family life.

YOUTH ACCESS

A large provider of young people's advice and counselling services in the UK.

YOU & CO

A Victim Support's youth programme that helps young people cope with the impact and effects of crime. You do not have to report the crime to the police to get support.

NATIONAL DOMESTIC VIOLENCE HELPLINE

A national service for women experiencing domestic violence, their family, friends, colleagues and others calling on their behalf.

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MEN'S ADVICE LINE

Advice and support for men experiencing domestic violence and abuse.

BROKEN RAINBOW

The first and only UK organisation dedicated to confronting and eliminating domestic violence and abuse within and against the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Trans communities.

STALKING HELPLINE

The first national helpline specialising in providing information and guidance to victims of harassment and stalking as well as their friends and family.

RESPECT PHONELINE

A confidential and anonymous helpline for anyone concerned about their violence and/or abuse towards a partner or ex-partner.

LIFECENTRE

Supporting survivors of rape and sexual abuse.

THE HIDEOUT

To help children and young people to understand domestic abuse, and how to take positive action if it is happening to you.

NCA'S CEOP COMMAND

Working with child protection partners across the UK and overseas to identify the main threats to children and coordinates activity against these threats to bring offenders to account.

THE MIX

Essential support for under 25s; from sex and relationships to travel and lifestyle.

ESSEX INTERPRETING

Providing language solutions, offering services such as interpretation and translation in over 60 languages.

REFUGEE COUNCIL

Free advice and information to asylum seekers and refugees in the UK.

JEWISH WOMEN'S AID

An organisation run by Jewish women for Jewish women and children who have been subjected to domestic violence.

NATIONAL CENTRE FOR DOMESTIC VIOLENCE 

Provides a free, fast emergency injunction service to survivors of domestic violence regardless of their financial circumstances, race, gender or sexual orientation.

NSPCC

Fighting for childhood and preventing abuse.

SOUTHALL BLACK SISTERS

Providing information, advice, advocacy, practical help, counselling and support to Asian and African-Caribbean women and children experiencing domestic violence.

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GRANDPARENTS' ASSOCIATION

Working for and with grandparents to achieve positive outcomes for their grandchildren.  

SALVATION ARMY

A helping hand to those who are homeless, friendless and in need.

LAW SOCIETY

Find a solicitor in your area, accredited in children law.

NYAS

A UK charity providing socio-legal services, offering information, advice, advocacy and legal representation to children, young people and vulnerable adults.

FAMILY LIVES

A leading charity providing a range of free services to support families including a 24/7 helpline.

PACE UK

Working alongside parents and carers of children who are - or are at risk of being - seuxally exploited by perpetrators external to the family.

PARENTS PROTECT

A child sexual abuse awareness and prevention website.

ACTION FOR PRISONERS' AND OFFENDERS' FAMILIES

Part of Family Lives, Action promotes the needs of families affected by imprisonment and supports professionals working with them through resources and training.

CHILDREN'S SOCIETY

Providing support to reduce and/or prevent negative behaviours on the part of children and young people.

OPEN DOOR THURROCK

Supporting the reduction and/or prevention of the breakdown of parental or family relationships, conflict within families or early emotional distress becoming a complex issue for a child or young person.

SOUTHEND YMCA

Reducing and/or preventing negative behaviour that impacts on parenting and the dynamic of a family, risky behaviours that lead to poor physical and emotional outcomes and aggressive behaviour leading to violence.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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