Homeless or at risk?
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 Help Available’ on 0300 123 2041. You can also make an online referral. This service is delivered by the Whitechapel Centre.
Support for rough sleepers
The following support is available for rough sleepers.
- 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.
Coronavirus update - January 2021
Since the start of the pandemic, over 550 single people at risk of sleeping rough have been given emergency Covid-secure accommodation.
We continue to offer help and support seven days a week and are working with accommodation providers, including aparthotels, to make sure that safe and appropriate solutions are given to everyone who needs it.