Rough sleeping in York

If you are rough sleeping in York, contact our Housing Options Team for advice.

You can also contact the Early Intervention and Prevention Team at the Salvation Army, who provide advice for single homeless people and couples aged 18 and over. They also run a weekday 'drop-in' between 10.00am and midday at the Peasholme Centre, 4 Fishergate, York, YO10 4FH.

Carecent runs a breakfast club for rough sleepers from Monday to Saturday, 8.30am to 10.45am. They provide food, clothing and friendship in a warm and friendly environment.

Other useful resources:

Concern about rough sleepers

If you're concerned about the welfare of a rough sleeper, contact the Salvation Army on tel: 01904 405330, or tell us about a rough sleeper via the Streetlink website.

Helping rough sleepers

If you're interested in helping rough sleepers, there are several established charities and voluntary groups in the city who you could consider volunteering with.

Homeless charities which offer volunteering opportunities include:

Contact these homeless charities directly to offer your help. Alternatively, contact York Community Voluntary Service or visit the TORCH York Facebook page.

Private landlords who wish to help rough sleepers access accommodation can contact our letting agency, YorHome, or phone the Salvation Army private lettings office on 01904 405330.

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