Children and Young People Services

SECH Youth Hub provides a safe and positive environment where we support young people with meaningful activities, work co-productively, create a safe community space for young people, and support their well-being and mental health. The Youth Hub’s aims are:

In 2021, SECH was awarded funding by the National Lottery Community Fund to create our Youth Hub. The Youth Hub offer has since secured funding for a further 4 years from 2023. The young people are grateful for the continued support.

If you are interested in joining our Youth Hub, please email

Youth Hub - In Their Own Words

In this short film, the young people of the Youth Hub answer a series of questions, giving their opinions on their time at the Youth Hub.

South Essex Community HUB in partnership with The Legacy Guild C.I.C have created Youth Into Opera Through music, dance, drama, SECH aims to reach those who are struggling most with behaviour and educational issues as well as unearthing some incredible hidden talent. Young performers explore their potential in performing arts, our mentors work with the young people to prepare their showcase performances through individual coaching and mentoring throughout the creative rehearsal process helps to instil a sense of discipline, provide a positive activity focus and build their confidence, all of which contribute to improved educational achievement, behaviours, and social attitudes.