Festive Services for People Rough Sleeping In Southend


Like so many, HARP and other local organisations serving homeless people have had to change the way we provide our services we've had to change the way we do things since Southend entered Tier 4 in order to deliver our services safely. However, there are still a range of services available to people sleeping rough.


Free food services available at HARP and other venues:


Monday 21 December

  • HARP Bradbury Centre Rough Sleeper Breakfast 9.00am–11.00am (sittings of 6 at a time)

  • Storehouse Coleman Street 11.00am-2.00pm (mixed gender group)

  • One Love Hollybrook Site, Carnarvon Road 6.30pm–8.00pm


Tuesday 22 December

  • HARP Bradbury Centre Rough Sleeper Festive Sandwich packs available 9.00am-1.00pm (door step pick up only)

  • SVP Kindness Kitchen Unit 9, Victoria Business Park Short Street 7.00pm-8.00pm


Wednesday 23 December

  • HARP Bradbury Centre Rough Sleeper breakfast food packs available 9.00am-11.00am (door step pick up only)

  • Storehouse‘Family Storehouse’ 10.00am-11.30am / Ladies Only Session 1.00pm- 2.00pm

  • SVP Kindness Kitchen Unit 9, Victoria Business Park Short Street 7.00pm-8.00pm


Thursday 24 December (Christmas Eve)

  • HARP Bradbury Centre Rough Sleeper breakfast food packs available 9.00am-11.00am (door step pick up only)

  • One Love Hollybrook Site, Carnarvon Road 2.00pm–4.00pm


Friday 25 December (Christmas Day)

  • SVP Kindness Kitchen Unit 9, Victoria Business Park Short Street 7.00pm-8.00pm


Saturday 26 December (Boxing Day)

  • SVP Kindness Kitchen Unit 9, Victoria Business Park Short Street 7.00pm-8.00pm


Sunday 27 December

  • SVP Kindness Kitchen Unit 9, Victoria Business Park Short Street 7.00pm-8.00pm


Monday 28 December

  • One Love Hollybrook Site, Carnarvon Road 2.00pm – 4.00pm


Tuesday 29 December

  • HARP Bradbury Centre Rough Sleeper breakfast food packs available 9.00am-11.00am (door step pick up only)

  • SVP Kindness Kitchen Unit 9, Victoria Business Park Short Street 7.00pm-8.00pm


Wednesday 30 December

  • HARP Bradbury Centre Rough Sleeper breakfast food packs available 9.00am-11.00am (door step pick up only)

  • SVP Kindness Kitchen Unit 9, Victoria Business Park Short Street 7.00pm-8.00pm


Thursday 31 December

  • HARP Bradbury Centre Rough Sleeper breakfast food packs available 9.00am-11.00am (door step pick up only)

  • One Love Hollybrook Site, Carnarvon Road 2.00pm – 4.00pm


Friday 1 January 2021

  • SVP Kindness Kitchen Unit 9, Victoria Business Park Short Street 7.00pm-8.00pm


Saturday 2 January

  • SVP Kindness Kitchen Unit 9, Victoria Business Park Short Street 7.00pm-8.00pm


Sunday 3 January

  • SVP Kindness KitchenUnit 9, Victoria Business Park Short Street 7.00pm-8.00pm


Opening Days and Closures:


HARP's Bradbury Day Centre staff are contactable by telephone or online on our website up to 4.30pm on Thursday 24 December. The Day Centre services resume as above on 29, 30 and Thursday 31 and again on Monday 4 January.


HARP Supported Housing Services are staffed as usual throughout the festive period.


Southend Vineyard Storehouse is closed after 23 December and re-opens on 4 January.


SVP (St Vincent de Paul Society) Kindness Kitchen is a consortium of soup kitchens comprising of Street Spirit, Mikey’s Memory Kitchen, Homeless Street Hub and Homeless Eats.


Please note: HARP has been kindly provided with the above details to inform service users, local agencies and interested parties of the services available during this festive period. It is the responsibility of the other agencies and groups involved to manage the individuals that use the services provided and not HARP.


Need help this Christmas?

  • Are you Homeless? Please contact Southend Council Housing Solutions Team on 01702 21500. Weekdays and out of hours (after 5.00pm and weekends)

  • If you have concerns about someone who is sleeping rough please complete a Streetlink alert here which will be responded to by the Outreach services

  • If the case is not picked up by the Housing Solutions Team then the Outreach Team/s will seek to make contact with the individual at the earliest opportunity.

Want to help local people to overcome homelessness? You can support HARP's Christmas Appeal here.

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