A major consultation exercise is being conducted by Jewish Care in Southend to help the charity plot future local provision.
Community members are being encouraged to complete a questionnaire available from Jewish Care's Southend facilities - Raymond House, Shebson House and Southend and Westcliff Community Centre. It seeks views on existing services and future needs.
Community centre manager Graham Freeman said the research would "make a real difference to Jewish Care's plans for Southend in the future.
"I know that most of our members will want to make their voices heard and I hope the local community feels the same way. This is the best way for them to ensure that Jewish Care provides services to meet their changing needs."