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CHOICES - Basildon

About this service

CHOICES provide an open access service, assessment and case management service for young people and adults, together with psychosocial interventions for individuals affected by drugs and alcohol.

Other services available at this centre include:

  • Acupuncture
  • Counselling
  • Family Support
  • Needle & Syringe Programme
  • Stimulant Service
  • Structured Recovery Programme
  • Access to EYPDAS for under 18 year olds

0844 numbers charge 7p per minute plus access charge per minute set by your network provider

Referral (how to access this service)

You can be self refer to this service or be referred by another organisation.

Catchment (areas they serve)

Essex (excluding Southend and Thurrock).


13 Southview Road, Vange, Basildon, Essex, SS16 4ER
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Opening times

Monday - 9.30am - 5.00pm
Tuesday - 9.30am - 8.00pm ()
Wednesday - 9.30am - 5.00pm (
Thursday - 9.30am - 5.00pm
Friday - 9:30am - 5.00pm
Saturday - Closed
Sunday - Closed

(*) Closed between 2.00pm and 5.00pm . Please ring ahead for exchanges or other services.

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Help and advice

What to do in an emergency

If you or someone else needs urgent help after taking drugs or drinking, call 999 for an ambulance. Tell the crew everything you know. It could save their life.

What else to do in an emergency