SECH presented with Queens Award for Voluntary Services.

Today Mr Vincent Thompson, Her Majesty’s Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Essex presented South Essex Community Hub (SECH) with Queens Award for Voluntary Services. All though this was only a small event, it was sure a memorable one! We plan to host another event in the future to celebrate in style with all those who made winning this award possible! Volunteers and staff of SECH have worked tirelessly over the last few months to support the local community and the recognition of everyone’s hard work really means the world. We safely reopened our doors to the community[…]

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COMMUNITY DONATIONS!

SECH calls for donations of unwanted smartphones or tablets to keep our community connected. South Essex Community Hub (SECH) is helping to tackle digital exclusion by distributing tablets and data packages to vulnerable people in Southend, and urgently needs support. A large number of people in our community are digitally excluded and aren’t able to access the internet at home, or may not have the skills or confidence to use technology or access online services. Being digitally excluded makes life harder, but during lockdown, no internet access meant that some people in our community were[…]

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Breathing Space Project

Find some natural calm at www.breathingspace.today and enjoy peaceful, locally filmed nature clips, growing food together in one of our local gardens, or discovering beautiful places on one of our Wild Walks in South Essex. Breathing Space is also a great opportunity to meet new friends and develop your knowledge and skills in things like photography or gardening. Breathing Space walks and community gardening sessions are on pause right now because of the coronavirus guidelines, but we will start them again when we can. For now, visit www.breathingspace.today for some peaceful moments and tell us[…]

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Community Support

Any Charity, Organisation, Community Group. If you are helping the community at this time. Our Crisis Volunteer Service has volunteers ready to help! Please contact Volunteer Southend or The Hub Project directly or register your activities with SAVS. We have Volunteers ready to HELP! Together We can make a difference

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Hub Project Temporary Closure COVID19

Due to the impact of COVID19, for the safety of our Clients, Volunteers and Staff the Hub Project will temporarily close from 19/03/2020 to 06/04/2020. We will review the situation after this date and hope we can reinstate our services after the 6th April. The Hub Project will provide a support Line Tel: 07398094462 available Monday-Friday 10am-4pm, enquires and information. Email contact is info@hubproject.co.uk Closures relate to all Hub sites Victoria Hub, Shoebury Hub, Westcliff Library Hub. Please be aware other Hubs are not managed by SECH and will operate differently and have different contacts[…]

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