Help for rough sleepers

We want to find rough sleepers a safe place to sleep and help them build a life away from the streets.

Worried about a rough sleeper?

If you are worried about someone who is sleeping rough, call our 24-hour ‘Always Room Inside’ helpline on 0300 123 2041. You can also make an online referral.

Support for rough sleepers

The following support is available for rough sleepers.

  • Labre House night hub - open from 8pm to 8am, 365 days of the year, for people sleeping rough.

  • Whitechapel outreach service - a street-based service that helps rough sleepers into accommodation and access other support.

  • Whitechapel enablement centre - offers welfare advice, access to health services, and mental health and addiction workers. Rough sleepers can also drop in 8am-10am every day to shower, get clean clothes and have breakfast.

  • Housing support from Housing Options - based in St John’s Market in the city centre. This service offers advice and support on how to find a new home.