Southend Young People Supported Housing

Stanier Close, Southend on Sea SS1 01702 611 271

Southend Young People Supported Housing has three schemes spread across the borough of Southend-on-Sea, offering a total of 22 bedrooms in shared houses, 11 one-bedroom flats and two shared two-bedroom flats. We provide support for young people, aged 16 to 25, who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

At a glance

  • Staff on-site for various hours throughout the day, to suit residents’ needs
  • Short-term supported housing



Three schemes across Southend-on-Sea, close to shops, restaurants, parks, colleges, cinemas, public transport links and the seafront.

Accommodation type

Accommodation type

Stanier House has 14 fully-furnished bedrooms, Centurion House has eight fully-furnished bedrooms and one self-contained flat, and Mallard Court has 10 fully-furnished one-bedroom flats and two shared two-bedroom flats.

Communal areas

Communal areas

Stanier House has three kitchens, a lounge, three shower rooms, a bathroom, laundry room and garden. Centurion House has a laundry area, lounge, meeting room and garden. Mallard Court Flats has no communal space.

Safety and security

Safety and security

Staff office on-site, CCTV and a secure door access system to ensure residents’ safety and security.

Tenancy agreement

Rental agreement type

All single bedrooms are let on a licence agreement and all self-contained flats are let on an assured shorthold tenancy agreement.

Living space at Stanier House

Support planning

Staff draw up a personalised support plan with residents using the Young Person’s Star model. Staff provide high-level 24-hour support at Stanier House, medium level support at Centurion House and varied levels of support at Mallard Court Flats.

Staff availability

Staff are available various hours across all sites, to suit residents’ needs. There is an overnight concierge service and an out-of-hours telephone service, should residents require further support.

Tailored support, advice and assistance includes

  • Daily living skills
  • Maintaining a tenancy
  • Managing finances (budgeting and benefits)
  • Cooking, cleaning and shopping
  • Accessing education, training and work
  • Managing antisocial behaviour
  • Maintaining health, safety and security
  • Managing rent and rent arrears
  • Signposting and accessing other services
  • Planning a successful move-on

Additional support services

We provide follow-on support when residents move on to live independently and also community-based support to clients in the local area.

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Further information

For more details, download the Southend Young People information leaflet (PDF 871KB) leaflet.


To be eligible for a place at Southend Young People Supported Housing, applicants must:

  • Be aged 16 to 25
  • Be homeless or at risk of homelessness

How to apply

To apply directly, please complete the enquiry form below and ask for an application form. We also accept referrals from Southend Access Point, please call 0845 602 7895 or email All support needs will be assessed before an application is accepted.

Kitchen at Stanier House

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