March 12, 2020

Mark now works for HARP’s property team but he initially came to our Bradbury Day Centre as a rough sleeper needing support.

Mark found himself on the streets after losing his job and the accommodation that came with it when the owners of the hotel chain he worked for d...

August 16, 2017

At HARP, we rely on the fantastic generosity of the public to help us provide clothing, as well as nutritious meals and drinks to local people with no place to call home. Every year, during Harvest festival we are truly amazed by the kind donations we receive from the...

July 18, 2017

Aiman left her home in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia three years ago to study business at the University of Essex. Aiman told us that at first she found it daunting to be studying overseas, but she soon wanted to push herself out of her comfort zone and help out in the local...

June 14, 2017

The support of the public allows us to do what we do and, as always, there are so many people we need to thank! Here are just a few:


The Bridgewater Drive Church

Harvester Benfleet
St Helens Catholic Church
Tesco Extra Southend
St Augustines Church
Estuary Houses Associ...

June 12, 2017

Over 100 people took part in our Spring Walk this year, raising over £5,000 to help local people as they work towards overcoming homelessness for good.


The walk saw people of all age groups and abilities show their support and solidarity for homeless people in Southend...