If you are concerned about someone sleeping rough download the Streetlink app or visit the website to connect them to local services for support.  It is important to note that if you think the person you are concerned about is under 18 please do not contact StreetLink but instead call the police.

Provides furniture and white goods at reduced/affordable prices and work with agencies to help those who are struggling with day to day living.

Offers housing advice - Shelter helps millions of people every year struggling with bad housing or homelessness through our advice, support, and legal services.

Young People under 17 years of age who have been forced to leave home

Hostels for rough sleepers, short term accommodation, access to emergency shelters. Provision of food, advice and help for rough sleepers, homelessness or sofa surfing.

Off the streets are a group of concerned residents who felt that more needed to be done to help the rough sleepers, and to give them a better chance to move along in their journey.

Drop-In for homeless people every Sunday 3pm-6pm at Sacred Heart Church, 418 Southchurch Road. SS1 2QB

CAST is a grassroots community activist group based in Southend-on-Sea which aims to support the self-determined needs of asylum seekers and refugees.


Charity supporting homeless people.

Independent Living Support Group and Housing Association

Charity supporting homeless people and their animals.