HARP - The Bradbury Centre

Referral address

103-107 York Road
Southend on Sea

Referral phone

01702 430696

Referral email



Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Single homeless people. Priority given to those with a Southend on Sea connection.

Who we cannot help

No automatic exclusions. Applications considered on a case by case basis.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: None

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Accept self referrals and referrals from any agency.

Referral procedure

Drop in to the day centre Mon-Fri 9.00am -3.30pm. Ideally before 2pm if you require urgent assistance. May require proof of identity. Initial assessment. Admission forms completed by staff on arrival.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1 night
  • Maximum stay: 7 nights

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Staff provide support Mon-Fri 9am-9pm and Sun 9am-5pm, night security cover 9pm-9am and Sat-Sun 5pm-9am.

Rooms and charges

£1.50 per night required from residents receiving benefits.

  • Single: 18
  • Total spaces: 18


  • Furnishings: Rooms fully furnished.
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  • Disabled facilities: 2 ground floor rooms are accessible. Lift from forecourt to ground floor.
  • Other facilities: Lounge, computer facilities, garden.

Rules and policies

House rules and tenure

No alcohol, smoking or weapons allowed on the premises. Written house rules.


Not allowed.

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Bus station - 2 minutes walk. Southend on Sea Central train station - 10-15 minutes walk.


Please refer to our website. Number for further information is 01702 615000.


Please refer to the website for more details.

Is this page accurate?

If you work for HARP - The Bradbury 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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