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Social Fund

The ‘Essential Living Fund’ is run by Southend-On-Sea Borough Council for the whole Essex area, with funding from The Department of Work and Pensions. To apply you can phone 0300 7900124 or online using the link in Related Content.

If you are successful, you will be provided with support which is suits your situation. This could be in the form of provision of pre-pay cards or furniture along with essential information and advice.