Carols & Readings for Christmas

On Friday 13th December, Serving The Homeless are putting on a Christmas carol concert, followed by mince pies and a mulled wine. 

Please join us at Lady of Lourdes Church, Marguerite Drive, Leigh On Sea

Southend YMCA is the leading charity for children and young people in Southend On Sea and across Essex.

Our dedicated and experienced workforce provides a range of ever-growing services for young people including accommodation and support for homeless young people, education, youth work, coaching, mentoring, personal support, volunteering opportunities and more.

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85 Ambleside Drive,

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Westcliff On Sea, SS0 7JZ

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01702 301 301

Together, we can end youth homelessness in Southend.

Southend's Leading Children's Charity - Southend-on-Sea Young Men’s Christian Association (Southend YMCA) Registered Charity Number: 1102837 (registered in England); Limited Liability Company number 5051166;  Non-profit, private registered provider of social housing: Number 4853