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Peabody Trust - Bramble Court

Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Vulnerable young single homeless people aged 16-25 with low to medium support needs. Applicants must have a local connection to Braintree.

Who we cannot help

People with a history of serious violence, sexual offences, arson or drug dealing.



Minimum age accepted


Maximum age accepted


How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Only accept referrals from Braintree District Council. Do not accept self referrals or referrals from other agencies.

Referral procedure

Phone Mon-Thurs 9am-5.30pm, Fri, 9am-5pm for application form completed by applicant and referring agency. Interview. Need proof of ID and background information.

Length of stay

Minimum stay

3-6 Months

Maximum stay

2 Years

Support and accommodation

Support offered

5 full time staff available 8am-11pm, sleep-in cover. Keywork system (average 6 residents per key worker) with weekly meetings. Action plans with agreed outcomes reviewed as necessary. Staff help with independent living skills, including budgeting and debt, and accessing employment and training.

Total spaces


Further information

Public transport

Witham train station - 30 minutes walk.