If you are rough sleeping in York, contact the council’s 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+). They also run a weekday 'drop-in' between 10am and midday at the Peasholme Centre, 4 Fishergate, York, YO10 4FH.
The following resources are also available:
- information on hostels and emergency accommodation
- rough sleepers single homeless leaflet
- Salvation Army emergency accommodation leaflet
Carecent run a breakfast club for rough sleepers Monday to Saturday, from 8.30am to 10.45am and provide food, clothing and friendship in a warm and friendly environment.
Concern about rough sleepers
If you're concerned about the welfare of a rough sleeper, contact the Salvation Army on tel: 01904 405330, or report via Streetlink.
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:
Private landlords who wish to help rough sleepers access accommodation can contact YorHome Lettings Agency or the Salvation Army Private Lettings Office by phoning 01904 405330.