Children’s Speech and Language Service – Benfleet & Rochford

The Speech and Language Therapy Service provides assessment, advice, direct and indirect interventions for children with speech, language and communication disorders.

The Speech and Language Therapy Service considers the role of parents, carers and other significant people to be vital in maximising effective communication. Much work is therefore concerned with working to improve communicative ability by training and supporting those in the person’s communicative environment.

Who the service provides for

Children aged 0 – 19 within the South East Essex area

Hours of operation

Monday - Friday 9.00 - 5.00

How the service is accessed

Please ask for a referral from one of the following:
For pre-school children: By a healthcare professional (e.g. hospital consultant, GP, health visitor) via a completed referral form, or a written report.
For school age children: Via a completed CAF/EHA

Phone number

01702 578614

Operational locations

  • Canvey Island
  • Rochford
  • Southend-on-Sea


Hadleigh Clinic
49 London Road