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Rochford Extended Services

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is a free, confidential, safe and anonymous way for young people aged 11-19th birthday to ask for help from a team of highly qualified and experienced counsellors and support workers. This is a service that has been commissioned by Southend, Essex & Thurrock CCGs, for all young people who live in Southend, Essex & Thurrock to be able to access. is a well-established, award winning online counselling agency and is accredited by The British Association of Psychotherapy and Counselling (BACP).  Founded in 2001, they are leading pioneers of online counselling in the UK, having won a number of prestigious awards.

It is a transformational lifeline that has successfully helped and continues to reach the very vulnerable, many of whom would never have access to face-to-face counselling.


KOOTH service includes:

•drop in chats with counsellors;

•booked 1:1 chats with a counsellor;

•themed message forums;

•secure web-based email;

•articles regarding mental health.

for information about Kooth

for the site for young people








Our colleagues at Castle Point Association of Voluntary Services are offering practical support across the area at this worrying time :


CAVS Notice:


If you are self Isolating or have a long term health condition, lonely and Isolated, house bound, in need of picking up shopping or in need of a friendly phone call then please contact CAVS Ways to Wellness team who will be happy to help.

On 01268 214000 or email: [email protected]


CAVS are open Monday to Friday 9am-5pm.

Out of these hours please either leave a message or email: [email protected]


(Castle Point, Rayleigh and Rochford)..

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