Local authority support

Where the local authority has outsourced welfare support any organisations and information will be held on this and associated pages above.

If the local authority are directly involved in welfare support through a contact address and / or number this is provided here, along with the circumstances under which the details should be given out.

Local authority Support offered Referral / Contact details
 
     

 

     

Clothing, bedding etc.

Any known organisations providing support in this area will be listed below.
Organisation / Support offered Eligibility Referral / Contact details
Healthy Planet – Stuff for free shops Shops in Basildon Healthy Planet – Stuff for Free
British Heart Foundation Shops Furniture clothing & Books British Heart Foundation shops

 

     

Community banking, loans, grants etc.

Organisations providing this kind of support will be listed below:
Organisation / Support offered Eligibility Referral / Contact details
     

 

     

Food banks, food cards etc.

Trussell Trust
Search for local food banks via the Trussell Trust website; note that this site is best viewed in Firefox (Right click on the link, copy shortcut, paste into Firefox).
Foodbank Referral Service

Known local foodbanks

Organisation / Support offered Eligibility Referral / Contact details
Brentwood Food Bank Live in Brentwood Borough with food voucher  
Colchester Food Bank Food bank voucher  
Harlow Food Bank Food bank voucher  
Thurrock Food Bank Food bank voucher Thurrock.foodbank.org.uk
     

 

     

White goods

Any known organisations providing replacement or help with white goods (Fridge/freezer etc.) will be provided below.
Organisation / Support offered Eligibility Referral / Contact details
The re-Use Partnership (TRUP) Shop in Tilbury, more info online TRUP website
British Heart Foundation Shops Furniture clothing & Books British Heart Foundation shops
Lighthouse Furniture Project Brentwood based  

 

   

Citizens Advice

Find the address and contact details for local Citizens Advice via their website.
Where a specific local service is offered by CA for those in crisis this will be listed below.
Support offered Contact details
   

 

     

Other welfare support

 
Support offered Contact details
   
Organisation / Support offered Eligibility Referral / Contact details