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Beacon House

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Beacon House
Beacon House
90-91 East Hill

Public phone: 01206 761960 / 0800 018 6328 freephone


Website URL: / Facebook -!/BeaconHouseColchester

General information

Service 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.

Target group: Homeless people and people who are at risk of homelessness.

Area served: Colchester and surrounding areas.

How to contact: Drop-in for health services. Phone for counselling, life skills and groupwork appointments.


Monday: 10am - 2pm

Tuesday: 10am - 2pm

Wednesday: 10am - 2pm

Thursday: 10am - 2pm

Friday: 10am - 2pm

Weekends: 10am-1pm Alternating Saturdays

Office Hours:


Wheelchair access: Yes - limited

Accessible toilets: Yes

Access notes: Access for wheelchair users at the rear.

Other information

Languages other than English: Language Line.

Charity number: 1055109

Year established: 1996

Staffing: Part time staff + volunteers.

Public transport: Very close to Colchester bus station.

Record last checked: 02 October 2017


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