day centres and hostels
HARP - The Bradbury Centre
103-107 York Road
Southend on Sea
Who the project is for ^ back to top
Single homeless people. Priority given to those with a Southend on Sea connection.
Will not accept
No automatic exclusions. Applications considered on a case by case basis.
How to get in ^ back to top
Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.
Self or agency referrals. Drop in to day centre Mon-Fri before 2pm. May require proof of identity. Initial assessment. Admission forms completed by staff on arrival.
Operate waiting list.
Staffing and support ^ back to top
Staff provide support Mon-Fri 9am-9pm and Sun 9am-5pm, night security cover 9pm-9am and Sat-Sun 5pm-9am.
Substance misuse workers on staff team. Onsite GP/nurse consultation service at day centre. Links to other services.
Access to move-on
HARP Day Service provides advice and support for residents in identifying and securing move-on options. Refer to local floating support services for follow up support.
Accommodation ^ back to top
18 Single ensuite rooms.
£1.50 per night required from residents receiving benefits.
|Furnishings||Rooms fully furnished.|
|Other facilities||Lounge, computer facilities, garden.|
|Disabled facilities||2 ground floor rooms are accessible. Lift from forecourt to ground floor.|
Rules and policies ^ back to top
House rules and tenure
No alcohol, smoking or weapons allowed on the premises. Written house rules.
Must be in by 11.30pm.
House meetings. Questionnaires.
Further information ^ back to top
The initial admission is for 7 nights but this can be extended if necessary. The project was set up as a complementary service to the HARP Day Service which provides advice, information, health care and referrals to other services. The Night Service is approximately 1 mile from the Day Service.
HARP (Homeless Action Resource Project).
Bus station - 2 minutes walk. Southend on Sea Central train station - 10-15 minutes walk.