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Day Centre

Beacon House Day Centre

Services offered

Drop-in service for homeless people and those living in temporary or insecure housing. Showers, laundry, clothing, toiletries. Nurse based at the centre Monday-Friday 10am-2pm. Life skills classes, including IT, CV writing, support around cooking and budgeting. Counselling. Cafe from 10-1.30, offering hot meals, IT suite, art and craft room, games and drop-in support from other agencies.

Area served

Colchester and surrounding areas.

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Homeless people and people who are at risk of homelessness.

Best way to get in touch

How to contact

Drop-in for health services. Phone for counselling, life skills and groupwork appointments.

How to contact - Opening times

  • Monday: 10am - 2pm
  • Tuesday: 10am - 2pm
  • Wednesday: 10.30am - 2pm
  • Thursday: 10am - 2pm
  • Friday: 10am - 2pm


Wheelchair access

Yes - limited

Adapted toilets


Further information

Public transport

Very close to Colchester bus station.