May 22, 2019

After escaping abusive relationships and overcoming alcohol addiction, Vicky came to HARP and has been staying at our single gender hostel, White Heather House. She’s now ready to move into her own home.

“Alcohol blurs your vision for everything. Nothing is achievable....

May 7, 2019

Sharyn started volunteering in the kitchen at the Bradbury Centre after taking time out from a stressful 25 year career in the city, which she was juggling with single parenthood.  Sharyn helps to provide a hot breakfast to people currently sleeping rough, including co...

May 2, 2019

Over the long bank holiday weekend there will be changes to the usual food services available for homeless people in Southend. Here is a summary of what's available from HARP and other agencies and groups:

Friday 3 May

  • Storehouse, Coleman St, 11.30am-12.30pm / 1.00pm...

April 18, 2019

Over the Easter weekend there will be changes to the usual food services available for homeless people in Southend. Here is a summary of what's available from HARP and other agencies and groups:


Thursday 18 April (Maundy Thursday)

  • The Bradbury Day Centre, 103-107 Yo...

October 23, 2018

After a successful trial period, we are pleased to announce a small change to the services we offer at The Bradbury Day Centre to local homeless people.

To allow us to focus better on our service users' needs, weekday morning sessions are now de