First Stop Centre

Aims and Activities

The First Stop Centre is a one stop organisation for the disadvantaged of Braintree, Essex and the surrounding communities. It serves the Braintree community and it’s surrounding area’s; From Maldon, Witham, Halstead, Chelmsford, Dunmow and all of the surrounding villages First Stop works with people who are disadvantaged, in a non-judgemental way, in order to improve their lives. All the staff respect confidentiality, equal opportunities and practice in a non-judgemental manner. It encourages awareness of rights and responsibilities to promote independence with support. First Stop offers services, such as counselling and anger management, that they would otherwise not be able to access and our education services can help anyone, from those who cannot read at all to those who want to improve their literacy, numeracy and IT skills. Their aim is to relieve the condition of disadvantaged persons in mid-Essex experiencing difficulties with homelessness, joblessness, substance misuse, physical and mental health and related problems, learning disabilities by the provision of support services, to assist such persons in maintaining normal relationships with and within the community in which they reside.


29, Bocking End, BRAINTREE, CM7 9AE


01376 346535



First Stop Centre Counselling

Description Counselling sessions are available both during and outside the centre opening times....

Organisation First Stop Centre

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