Local Support in Thurrock

Thurrock Healthy Lifestyle Service
0800 292 2299
thls@thurrock.gov.uk
Monday – Friday 9am-5pm
Online support for smoking cessation

Parents 1st – Support for Pregnant Mums in Thurrock
01268 525758
info@parents1st.org.uk
Monday, Friday 9-5pm
Covering Basildon, Billericay, Wickford, Thurrock & Canvey Island

Samaritans
116123 (Freephone)
We offer a safe place for you to talk any time you like, in your own way – about whatever’s
getting to you.

Citizens Advice Thurrock
Advice line 0300 330 2101
Money Advice Helpline – 01268 911024
Both open 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday Administration

Help to Claim – 0800 144 8444
https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/benefits/universal-credit/claiming/helptoclaim/#h-our-helpto-
claim-service

TCIL
01375 389864
• Benefit Advice
• Assistance completing online applications such as UC, Bus Pass and Blue Badge
• Essential Food shopping and prescription collection
• Advocacy / Disability advice etc
• Food Vouchers


Open Door
Counselling : Interventions@opendoorservices. org
HASS: HASS@opendoorservices.org
Mentoring: mentoring@opendoorservices.org
YPLA Advocacy: ypla@opendoorservices.org
Other enquiries: general@opendoorservices.org
SUPPORT

Batias
01375 391411 / 01375 659175
Support for people living with mental health problems
Advocacy via online or telephone

Age UK
01708 866684
Befriending Services
Thurrock Wide

Thurrock Foodbank
01375 416200
Foodbank e-vouchers

Changing Pathways
01268 729 707/ 0330 333 7444
Support for victims of domestic abuse
Telephone and online support
Monday to Friday 9am-5pm on 01268 729 707 or there is online chat available via our
website Monday to Friday 10am-12pm and 3-4pm and Tuesday evenings between 7pm-
8pm, http://www.changingpathways.org

SERRIC
0300 003 7777
Thurrock, Southend and Essex
Sexual violence counselling and Advocacy
We continue to offer our specialist sexual violence counselling and advoc

Mental Health Support for under 18
0300 3001600
Under age of 18 in crisis