National Lottery Community Fund Awards SECH £176,200 to create new Youth Hub in Southend

South Essex Community Hub, a leading Charity in South Essex, received a grant of £176,200. The grant was endowed by The National Lottery Community Fund for the purpose of Creating a Youth Hub.

The goal of the project is to create a community space that will provide a safe place to young people. We aim to create an environment that is open and non-judgemental, working in a person centre approach. We aim to provide an environment to support and encourage young people to make positive choices.

Youth Hub user Jack: “The Youth Hub is a safe place; I love to go there. It keeps me away from gang culture here”

South Essex Community Hub is an award-wining charity winner of the 2020 Queens Awards for Voluntary Service. SECH was created in Southend on sea registered as Charity in 2017. SECH has created a successful community hub model, supporting residents in Southend on Sea. SECH is an open innovative charity looking to work with partners, services to create new and different ways to support our community.