Homeless/ Housing

NATIONAL

The Big Issue

113-115 Fonthill Road, Finsbury Park, London, N4 3HH

Tel: 020 7526 3200; Email:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
www.bigissue.com

The Big Issue is a magazine sold by homeless and long-term unemployed people.

Barnardos

Tanners Lane, Barkingside, Ilford, Essex, IG6 1QG

Tel: 0208 550 8822; Fax: 0208 551 6870  

http://www.barnardos.org.uk/what_we_do/our_work/homelessness.htm

Barnardo's works with homeless families as well as young people who are homeless or living in insecure accommodation. We help young people to access the right accommodation and support them in their tenancies, and for some young people, such as young care leavers, we actually provide supported accommodation.

Centre Point

Central House, 25 Camperdown Street, London, E1 8DZ 

Tel: 0845 466 3400

http://centrepoint.org.uk

Centrepoint is the UK's leading charity for homeless young people.

Crisis

66 Commercial Street, London E1 6LT

Tel: 0300 636 1967; Email:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Crisis is the national charity for single homeless people. We are dedicated to ending homelessness by delivering life-changing services and campaigning for change.

http://www.crisis.org.uk

Depaul

291-299 Borough High Street, London, SE1 1JG 

Tel: 0207 939 1220; Email:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

https://uk.depaulcharity.org

Depaul UK focuses on young people in crisis and beyond. We support young people by: offering a safe place to stay in a crisis; helping them to take the step from homelessness into stable housing, and providing specialist long-term support to help get lives back on track.

Emmaus

Unit 302 Scott House, The Custard Factory, Gibb Street, Birmingham B9 4AA

Tel: 0300 303 7555; Email:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

http://www.emmaus.org.uk

Emmaus (pronounced em-MAY-us) is a homelessness charity with a difference. We don’t just give people a bed for the night; we offer a home, meaningful work and a sense of belonging.

Homeless UK

Homeless Link, Gateway House, Milverton Street, London SE11 4AP
Tel: 020 7840 4430; Fax: 020 7840 4431

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www.homelessuk.org 

Website listing hostels, day centres and other advice and support centres for people experiencing housing problems and homelessness in the UK.

The Salvation Army

101 Newington Causeway, London SE1 6BN

Tel: 020 7367 4500; Email:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

www.salvationarmy.org.uk

From street homelessness to those battling addiction, the services we offer put the person and their needs at the centre of their support - enabling people to take control of their life circumstances.

 

SCOTLAND

Aberdeen Cyrenians

62 Summer Street, Aberdeen AB10 1SD

Tel: 01224 625732; Fax: 01224 646257

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http://www.aberdeen-cyrenians.com

Aberdeen Foyer
Marywell Centre, Marywell Street, Aberdeen AB11 6JF
Tel: 01224 212924
www.aberdeenfoyer.com

Aberdeen Foyer is a successful local charitable organisation working to prevent and alleviate youth homelessness and unemployment. We provide supported accommodation, access to a range of education, training, employment opportunities and community health services for young people and their community.

Edinburgh Cyrenians
57 Albion Road, Edinburgh, EH7 5QY
Tel: 0131 475 2354; Fax: 0131 475 2355
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http://cyrenians.scot

Edinburgh City Mission

15 North Bank Street, The Mound, Edinburgh, EH1 2LS

Tel: 0131 225 9445; Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

www.edinburghcitymission.org.uk

Christian organisation offering practical help and support to anyone in need, the homeless, marginalised or socially excluded, those suffering stress through family/work situations and people suffering trauma or loneliness.  

Positive Action in Housing
98 West George Street, Glasgow G2 1PJ
Tel: 0141 353 2220; Fax: 0141 353 3882; Email:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Emergency Tel/ Text: 01413537972; Email:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

www.paih.org

We offer free advice, information and practical support in order to help rebuild and stabilise lives. We pro-actively welcome refugees in Europe and those seeking asylum from war torn countries.

Shelter Scotland
4th Floor, Scotiabank House, 6 South Charlotte Street, Edinburgh EH2 4AW

Tel: 0344 515 2000; Housing Advice Helpline: 0808 800 4444

Email:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

http://scotland.shelter.org.uk/

 

ENGLAND

Advisory Service For Squatters

Angel Alley, 84b Whitechapel High St, London E1 7QX
Tel: 020 3216 0099; Fax: 020 3216 0098
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www.squatter.org.uk

Telephone and face-to-face advice and information on squatting and homelessness.  Advice on basic housing rights, illegal eviction, harassment of squatters, other housing options, evictions.  Advice to squatters on issues such as changing a lock, dealing with the police and dealing with utilities.

Bristol: Caring at Christmas

Julian House, Little Bishop Street, St Paul's, Bristol BS2 9JF

Tel: 0117 924 4444; Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

www.caringatchristmas.org.uk

Bristol based organisation which provides food and accommodation for homeless people and works with others to break the spiral of poverty.

Direct Help and Advice (DHA) 

Phoenix Street, Derby DE1 2ER
Tel: 01332 287850; Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

http://www.dhadvice.org

Provide a full range of connected services which: support people moving off the streets and eventually into their own home; enhance people's creative spirit; improve skills and educational attainment that leads to work, and inspire ambition and raise expectations.

London: Thames Reach

29 Peckham Road, London, SE5 8UA

Tel: 020 7702 4260; Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   

http://www.thamesreach.org.uk

Thames Reach is a London- based charity helping homeless and vulnerable people to find decent homes, build supportive relationships and lead fulfilling lives. Our vision is to end street homelessness.

Portsmouth: The Roberts Centre

The Roberts Centre, 84 Crasswell Street, Portsmouth, Hampshire, PO1 1HT

Tel: 023 9229 6919; Fax: 023 9242 0488

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http://www.robertscentre.org.uk

The EC Roberts Centre is a unique child focused Charity in Portsmouth with a range of services offering support and assistance to families in addressing their situation of homelessness or dealing with the issues of relationship breakdown.

Shelter England

88 Old Street, London, EC1V 9HU

Housing Advice Helpline: 0808 800 4444; Switchboard: 0344 515 2000 

Email:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

http://england.shelter.org.uk

St Mungo's

3 Thomas More Square, E1W 1YN London, United Kingdom

Tel: 020 3856 6000; Email:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

http://www.mungos.org/

St Mungo’s provides a bed and support to more than 2,500 people a night who are either homeless or at risk, and works to prevent homelessness.

Stoke on Trent: The Gingerbread Centre

Tel: 01782 683016    Fax: 01782 683114

Unit 28 Dudson Centre, Hanley, Stoke on Trent, Staffs, ST1 5DD

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http://www.gingerbreadcentre.co.uk/

The Gingerbread Centre provides 24 hour supported accommodation for homeless lone parent families from across North Staffordshire. We also work with partners across Stoke-on-Trent & North Staffordshire to provide floating support to families in the community at risk of homelessness. 

Surviving Christmas 

c/o HVA Jackson Hall, Portland Place, Hastings, TN34 1QN

Tel: 07599 556138; Email:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

www.survivingchristmas.co.uk

Providing shelter and food at Christmas for homeless people who are resident, whether temporarily or not, in the County Borough of Hastings or the Rother District in East Sussex at Christmas.

YMCA: England

29-35 Farringdon Road, London, EC1M 3JF

Tel: 020 7186 9500; Email:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

http://www.ymca.org.uk/what-we-do/accommodation

We’re the largest provider of safe, supported accommodation for young people in England. We supply nearly 10,000 beds every night, ranging from emergency beds and student accommodation to longer-term supported living and move-on housing.

 

WALES

GISDA

22/23 Y Maes, Caernarfon, Gwynedd, LL55 2NA

Tel: 01286 671153; Fax: 01286 671182

Email:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

http://www.gisda.org

GISDA is a charity that provides intensive support and offers opportunities to vulnerable young people between 14 and 25 years old in North Wales. Some of our projects include supporting young parents, raising awareness of homelessness across schools, finding and providing suitable and supported accommodation for young people and employability support.

Shelter Cymru
25 Walter Road, Swansea SA1 5NN
Tel: 0345 075 5005
www.sheltercymru.org.uk

 

NORTHERN IRELAND

Housing Rights 

10-12 High St, Belfast BT1 2BA
Tel (advice): 028 9024 5640; Textphone: 028 9026 7927

http://www.housingadviceni.org

Services offered: advice, advocacy and representation service for people with housing problems - homelessness, rent arrears, mortgage arrears, tenancy problems, harassment, illegal eviction, threatened court action. Provide specialist training and information to assist other advisors/practitioners.