"Helping the vulnerable in our community"

About us




Based in Braintree, First Stop Centre is a grass roots project that offers real and immediate help to members of the community who are struggling with problems in their lives.

Our centre provides a safe space, where our team can give private non-biased advice. Our drop in service is available to all four days a week; so feel free to drop by for a drink, chat and a bite to eat from our five star rated kitchen. 


Our centre also serves as a location for delivering services such as counseling, anger management groups, English, Maths and ICT lessons and much more. These can be accessed by making contact with a member of our team, more details are available HERE

Our centre is located in Braintree, Essex. We serve as a walk in centre for anyone who meets our criteria which can be seen HERE. For further information on finding us please click HERE.


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Covid-19 Update

Following government guidelines, we are closing the drop in facility to keep everyone as safe as possible. We are still working out ways we can support clients, we hope to still make a difference and will be working hard to support where we can during this time




If you are unable to find the information you are looking for on our website feel free to get in touch with a member of our team. This can be done in the bookings and contact part of our site by clicking HERE

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