First Stop Centre

29 Bocking End
United Kingdom


29 Bocking End
United Kingdom


01376 346535



Service offered

Day centre for people in need, including homeless people, ex-offenders, unemployed people and single parents. Showers, low cost breakfast and lunch. Signposting to emergency and longer term housing. Pre-tenancy, resettlement and tenancy sustainment support. Basic skills, ESOL, IT classes. Support around job search, CV writing and interview techniques. Benefits advice. Counselling.

Who do we help?

People in need, including homeless people, unemployed people, ex-offenders and single parents.

Area served

Mid Essex.

How to contact

Best way to get in touch

Drop-in, phone or contact for an appointment.

Opening times

  • Monday: 10.30am - 1.30pm
  • Tuesday: 10.30am - 1.30pm
  • Wednesday: Closed
  • Thursday: 10.30am - 1.30pm
  • Friday: 10.30am - 1.30pm


Adapted toilets


Wheelchair access


Further information

Public transport

Town centre location.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for First Stop Centre and would like to tell us about any of this information that needs updating please email the Homeless Link Information team. Please note this email address does not contact the service listed above so do not use it if you are looking for help or advice. 

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