The Dove Centre will be closed 22 December to 01 January inclusive. The 24hr helpline will remain open throughout the festive period (01702 302333) and appointments (emergency only) can be available on December 27th, 28th and 29th.

Helpful telephone numbers over the festive period:
Essex Police Emergency: 999
Essex Police Non-Emergency: 101
National Women’s Aid 24hr helpline: 0808 2000 247
Samaritans: 116 123

Southend Borough Council
Social Care (out of hours duty team, adults and children): 0845 606 1212
All other emergencies (including housing and homeless): 01702 466550

Normal service will resume on 2nd January 2018 at 9am.