Do you live in a South Essex Homes property in the City of Southend-on-Sea?
Then you are a Member of STRF!


STRF is made up of South Essex Homes residents and leaseholders as well as any person with the right to reside within their property, allowing the entire family, including children, to get involved. These are the only restrictions on who may attend STRF meetings, to which everyone will receive a warm welcome.
These meetings will be held on the last Tuesday of each month at 10.00am, in the Jubilee Room on the ground floor of the Civic Centre. Refreshments will be available during the meetings.

Future meetings will be held in the Civic Centre and also online by Microsoft Teams if there is sufficient demand. To register your interest in joining the meeting online please use the Contact Us box.

Everyone is entitled to attend STRF Meetings without invitation whether they are held at the Civic Centre or online. Full details can be obtained by emailing info@strf.org.uk.

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ROOM CHANGE DETAILS FOR STRF MEETINGS

PLEASE NOTE THE ROOM NUMERS FOR THE NEXT 3 STRF OPEN MEETINGS.

Tuesday 31st January – 10:00am – Committee Room 1
Tuesday 28th February – 10:00am – Committee Room 4
Tuesday 28th March – 10:00am – Committee Room 6

IMPORTANT DETAILS ABOUT THE NEXT STRF MEETING

Please note that the next STRF meeting will be an EGM and will be held at The Civic Centre only.The meeting will be held on Tuesday 31st January 2023 at 10.00.a.m.

An EGM has been called by the Committee as there needs to be an election for a new Committee officer.


2022 XMAS PARTY

On behalf of everyone that attended the 2022 Children’s Xmas Party we would like to offer our thanks to the following contractors for sponsoring the event, Aaron Sevices – Double L Ltd – Georgia Jones – Kieran Lucas – Mountfield Services. We would also like to say thank you to Kids Kingdom for all their help in organising the event.

See you in 2023.


THE STORY OF BOB CRAVEN, A PTSD SURVIVOR.

Bob Craven will be discussing the events that led to his mental illness and recovery at the Forum on 4th February. For full details please click this text.


NHS MAKING SERVICES MORE EQUAL

To read this document please click this text.


WINTER HEALTH ADVICE FROM THE NHS

Are you willing to #DoYourBit this winter to look after yourself, loved ones and help your NHS too?

The NHS have produced a page giving advice and help in dealing with Winter health issues. The page can be found by clicking this text and can also be found in our A-Z section.  


A FULL LIST OF COST OF LIVING GRANTS

By clicking this text you will be taken to a website showing ALL GRANTS AVAILABLE to help you with the current cost of living crisis. This page will be updated on a regular basis so save it as a bookmark allowing you to carry out regular checks to see if more help is available to you.


HELP WITH BENEFITS CLAIMS

If you or a family member needs help with filling in forms for Disability Benefits please click this link to see how you can obtain help.


SOUTHEND CITY COUNCIL – TACKLING POVERTY

Southend City Council is working on its approach to tackling poverty in the city and is really keen to get feedback from residents. A survey can be taken by clicking this text.


YOUR SAY SOUTHEND

Please check Your Say Southend where you can find regular surveys and news relating to our City and help to structure the future of Southend and it’s services by clicking here.


MENTAL HEALTH COFFEE AFTERNOON

There is a regular Coffee Afternoon every Thursday in Westcliff for those with Mental Health issues. Click for full details.


GARONS PARK ACTIVITIES

Garons Park are now hosting a range of activities and groups that should be of interest to residents across the city.

Full details can be found here.


ANXIETY SUPPORT GROUP

If you or anyone you know is struggling with Anxiety please click here.


TENANCY OFFICERS

To find your Tenancy Officer please click here.