CODES: mh: Mental health ah: Accommodation/housing advice ad: Advocacy a: Alcohol workers ac: Art classes b: Barber ba: Benefits advice bs: Bathroom/showers be: Bedding ca: Careers advice cl: Clothing store c: Counselling da: Debt advice dt: Dentist dw: Drugs workers et: Education/training ff: Food (free) f: Food fc: Foot care it: Internet access lf: Leisure facilities ls: Luggage storage ms: Medical/health md: Music/drama ne: Needle exchange ol: Outreach worker links ow: Outreach workers sh: Sexual health ts: Tenancy support la: Legal advice l: Laundry ef: Ex-forces eo: Ex-offenders sf: Step-free

240 Project

116 Bramley Road W10 6SU
0207 221 7530, http://bit.ly/1WDl7ne
Friendly charity helping people mainly who have a history of homelessness, are vulnerable and mostly need support. Acupuncture, art, cognitive behavioural hypnotherapy, computing, cooking, drama, felt workshop, group therapy, leather work, mosaics, music, poetry, qi gong, yoga etc. Ring for details or check the timetable (www.240project.org.uk/timetable/). Not step-free. CODES: AC, CL, FF, F, IT, LF, MD

ASLAN (All Souls Local Action Network)

c/o All Souls Clubhouse, 141 Cleveland Street W1T 6QG
020 7580 3522, http://bit.ly/K90HTT
Saturday: 5:30am-7:45am (tea run: 5.45-6.15 Tavistock St; 6.15-6.45 Savoy Pl; 7-7.45 King William IV St; All Souls Ch 6.30-8.30); Saturday: 9am-12pm (day centre at Webber St. Breakfast, bible group, ESOL, photography & art. Showers & clothes for ticket holders. Tickets from Webber St on Mondays); Saturday: 6:30pm-8:30pm (Entertainment - invites via tea run or welcome desk at All Souls.; Organisation that participates in the Westminster Churches Winter Shelter (referral only). Films, coach trips, clothes store and bible group Saturdays at 6.30pm. Invites via the tea run or welcome desk at All Souls Langham Pl. If you need step-free access, a volunteer will let you in via Cleveland St entrance. Email: info@allsouls.org CODES: AC, CL, DW, ET, FF, F, LF

Bench Outreach

14 New King Street, Deptford SE8 3HS
020 8694 7740, http://bit.ly/2DRyNsT
Thursday: 1pm-4pm (SHE); SHE (Support, Help, Empowerment) is a weekly drop-in session offering advice to homeless and vulnerable women in a safe, female-only space. CODES: AH, BA, FF, LF, OL, TS

Carpenters Café

Carpenters Estate Community Hall, 17 Doran Walk (enter from Carpenters Rd), Stratford E15 2JL
07932 661 089, http://bit.ly/2jSgnhK
Tuesday: 10am-12pm (food, drinks, clothes, books, toiletries, showers); Aims "To show the love of Christ in practical ways to the homeless, elderly and anyone needing a helping hand, and to encourage and support the homeless into making better life choices". CODES: BS, BE, CL, DW, FF, F, SF

Clapton Community Drop-in

Round Chapel Old School Rooms, Powerscroft Road E5 0PU
020 8533 9676, http://bit.ly/2MCfrju
Sunday: 2:30pm-4pm; Wednesday: 12:30pm-3:30pm (Job Club); Contact: coordinator.claptondropin@gmail.com. Help to access services, particularly in relation to housing, benefits, JobCentre Plus, as well as health- and family-related issues. The Job Club is for anyone wanting support with maintaining their benefits, with support to access Universal Job Match, write a CV and apply for jobs. For info about peer support for women or mental health support, phone, call in or check the website. CODES: MH, BA, CA, FF, OL, LA, EO

Commonside Community Development Trust

New Horizon Centre, South Lodge Avenue, Pollards Hill CR4 1LT
020 8764 9582 x 207
Warm room, tea/coffee hot meal and snacks, TV, table tennis, newspapers, chat
Monday, Tuesday, Friday: 8:30am-6:30pm Assistance with link to Merton-based night provision; Warm room, tea/coffee hot meal and snacks, TV, table tennis, newspapers, chat
Thursday: 8:30am-6:30pm Assistance with link to Merton-based night provision; Thursday: 11am-1pm Drop-in café area for appointments for advice re eg mental health services, GPs, dentist, DWP/JCP etc; Warm room, tea/coffee hot meal and snacks, TV, table tennis, newspapers, chat
Saturday: 8:30am-6:30pm Also free Afro-Caribbean meal at late lunchtime.; Warm room, tea/coffee hot meal and snacks, TV, table tennis, newspapers, chat
Sunday: 8:30am-6:30pm; Sunday: 11:30am-1:30pm Additionally free veggie lunch and chat with local SDA; Commonside Trust runs the New Horizon Centre in Pollards Hill, London Borough of Merton; includes a lunch club for older people and support services for families, socially prescribed patients, volunteering, employability support. CODES: AH, BA, DW, FF, MH, CL, DA, TS, L

Crisis Christmas

66 Commercial Street E1 6LT
0300 636 1967, http://bit.ly/SZPRH
Winter shelter/Crisis at Christmas:
23 December to 29 December
Monday: 11am-9pm; Tuesday-Sunday: 9am-9pm; Crisis at Christmas provides food, good cheer and great company. Take part in fun and relaxing activities and get one-to-one advice to find your way out of homelessness. Day Centre addresses (23 – 29 December only: North London Day Centre (Westminster Kingsway College, 211 Grays Inn Row, WC1X 8RA), East London Day Centre (The City Academy, Hackney, Homerton Row, E9 6EA), West London Day Centre (Kensington Aldridge Academy, 1 Silchester Road, W10 6EX), South London Centre (City of London Academy, Lynton Road, SE1 5LA), and Croydon Centre (Harris Invictus Academy Croydon, 88 London Road, CR0 2TB). CODES: AH, AD, BS, BE, CL, DT, ET, FF, IT, OL, LF, FC, MH, MS, MD, DW, LA, F, A, TS

Divine Rescue

Thurlow Lodge, 1 Thurlow Street SE17 2US
020 3489 1765, http://bit.ly/1o9EBNA
Monday-Friday: 9am-4pm; Work with homeless people and people with substance abuse issues. Help with hospital visits and bereavement, and support with detox. Their Christian mission is to touch and change lives one at a time. CODES: AH, AD, BA, CL, C, ET, FF, OW

Dunloe Centre

St Saviour's Priory, 18 Queensbridge Road E2 8NS
020 7739 9976
Tuesday: 10:30am-12pm; Small, unfunded project run entirely by volunteers. Turns away only people who are violent. On ground floor, but with one step between the street and the lobby. CODES: BE, CL, FF

Glass Door Homeless Charity

155a Kings Road, Chelsea SW3 5TX
020 7351 4948, http://bit.ly/1Gs26vG
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 9am-2pm (Chelsea Methodist Church); Winter shelter
04 November to 05 April
Monday-Sunday: 8pm-7am (please come to the day centre or phone to see if there are vacancies); Wednesday & Friday: 9am-2pm (St Augustine's Church); Monday-Friday: 12pm-3pm (Ace of Clubs); Monday-Thursday: 9am-11am (Vineyard Community Centre); Tuesday: 12:30pm-3pm (The Yard, Putney); Glass Door runs London’s largest emergency winter night shelter, providing men and women a safe, warm place to sleepfrom November to April. Individuals affected by homelessness also access advice, food, showers and laundry facilities year-round from drop-in day centres that work in partnership with the charity. CODES: AH, BS, CA, CL, ET, FF, IT, TS, AD, BA

Greenwich Migrant Hub

Woolwich Common Community Centre, Leslie Smith Square SE18 4DW
07429031389, http://bit.ly/1UiAjYA
Tuesday: 10:30am-1:30pm; Drop-in centre for free immigration, housing & domestic violence advice, and a hot meal to migrants in Greenwich and neighbouring boroughs. CODES: AH, AD, BA, FF, LA, SF

Holy Trinity Brompton

Queen's Gate (St Augustin's) SW7 5LP
020 7590 8248, https://bit.ly/2uXdzpB
Wednesday & Friday: 9am-2pm; Safe, non-judgmental place where all are welcome. Food, advice, friendship and practical support in a non-threatening Christian environment. Hot breakfast, coffee bar and a range of activities. Counselling, debt and welfare advice, and alcohol and drug support through partner organisations, which include GlassDoor caseworkers, CrossLight Debt Advisors, and CGL Addiction Specialists. CODES: MH, AH, AD, A, BA, CA, C, DA, FF, F, IT, OL, OW

Kingdom Compassion (YWAM)

29 Rosaville Road SW6 7BN
020 7385 5791, http://bit.ly/2L4fSkg
Wednesday: 10am-4pm; Wednesday: 2pm-4pm (coffee bar); Coffee bar. Out of hours, an answer phone service is available. Out of hours, an answer phone service is available. Whenever possible please make an appointment beforehand - phone or email office@eccp-ywam.org.uk CODES: CL, FF, SF

Marylebone Centre (Church Army)

1-5 Cosway St NW1 5NR
020 7262 3818, http://bit.ly/1mhvhYf
Monday-Thursday: 9:30am-1:30pm (rough sleepers' drop-in); Monday: 10:30am-11:30am (drama); Monday: 1:30pm-3:30pm (M’lebone Proj newsletter); Tuesday: 10am-12pm (open access; clothing for rough sleepers only); Tuesday & Friday: 1:30pm-3:30pm (healthy eating; kitchen skills); Wednesday: 8am-9am (running club); Wednesday: 9am-12pm (Women into Work 1:1; advice); Wednesday: 1:30pm-3:30pm (Women into Work group); Thursday: 9am-3pm (life coaching 1:1); Thursday & Friday: 1:30pm-3:30pm (Westminster Adul Education Service – IT, reading, writing); Friday: 10am-12pm (ESOL for beginners) ; Female-only project. Two hostels with 112 single beds and a day centre with a rough sleepers' drop-in. Activities programme for residents and day centre users. Lift for people with mobility problems to access the day centre. CODES: BS, CA, CL, ET, FF, IT, L, LS, MS, MD, SH, TS, SF, LF

New Horizon Youth Centre

68 Chalton Street NW1 1JR
020 7388 5560, http://bit.ly/TgoIt
Monday: 2pm-4pm (alcohol support); Monday-Sunday: 10:30am-4pm (showers, laundry, breakfast & lunch;10.30am-1pm advice); For young (16-24) homeless people. Free lunch. Women-only groups. Mental health, life skills & advice, and employment/resettlement support. Sex worker project. Street outreach. Refugee worker. 7-day drop-in provision. First-time visitors should arrive outside the centre at 10.00am to make an appointment with the Advice team. Support with referrals into winter night shelters. Centre only closes 1-4 January. CODES: MH, AH, AD, A, BA, BS, CA, CL, DW, ET, FF, IT, LF, MS, OL, OW

North London Action for the Homeless

St Paul's Church Hall, Stoke Newington Rd N16 7UE
07745227135, http://bit.ly/1NdAPD6
Monday: 12pm-1:30pm; Wednesday: 7pm-8:30pm; Free three-course vegetarian meal, and tea or coffee. Take-away food and clothing upon request. Visits from Health Access Worker. East European outreach workers. CODES: CL, FF, MS, OL

Providence Row

The Dellow Centre, 82 Wentworth Street E1 7SA
020 7375 0020, http://bit.ly/1rvpkcW
Monday-Friday: 9am-3:30pm (needle exchange - closed 12.30–1.30pm); Monday: 10am-11:30am (men's group); Monday: 2pm-3pm (yoga); Tuesday: 9:30am-12:30pm (homeopathy); Tuesday: 11:30am-12:30pm (relaxation skills); Tuesday: 2pm-3:30pm (women's group); Wednesday: 11:30am-1pm (peer support, addictions); Thursday: 11am-1pm (art & wellbeing); Friday: 10am-11:30am (Breaking Free Online- computer assisted therapy); Friday: 10am-11:30am (self-harming support group); Monday: 1:30pm-3:30pm (mental health drop-in); Helps people of all backgrounds to an independent and fulfilled life away from homelessness & exclusion. They address not only users' immediate needs, but also the underlying issues and causes of their homelessness and exclusion. Download the timetable for their learning and wellbeing programme (https://bit.ly/2FXNYor). Most of their facilities are step-free. Services in Romanian and Polish. CODES: MH, AC, BA, BS, CA, C, DW, ET, FF, F, IT, NE

SanKTus Welfare Project

4 Lady Margaret Road, Kentish Town NW5 2XT
020 7485 9160, http://bit.ly/1Mrxvzy
Sunday: 3pm-4:30pm (showers and clothes available); Wednesday: 2pm-3:30pm (afternoon tea with sandwiches and refreshments); Phone or email sanktus.welfare@gmail.com for details of Tai Chi, yoga and craft sessions, welfare advice etc. CODES: BA, BS, CL, FF, AC, LF

Siloam Community Services

c/o TSA London, 217a Gordon Road SE15 3RT
020 8695 8873, http://bit.ly/ZflX1x
Tuesday & Thursday: 10am-2pm (community café and drop-in); Tuesday: 7pm-8pm (free cooked meal); Free meals and drop-in service. Signposting to other agencies for clients with identified support needs. Also emergency meals, food, clothing, toiletries, sleeping bags etc, for clients who need them. CODES: MH, AH, BA, CL, FF, F, TS, SF, OL

Southwark Day Centre for Asylum Seekers

The Copleston Centre, Copleston Road SE15 4AN
020 7732 0505, http://bit.ly/1pPD578
Tuesday: 12:30pm-5pm (drop-in - lunch, advice, creche, ESOL, gardening, wellbeing); Wednesday: 11am-2:45pm (Baptist Ch, 121 Peckham Pk Rd, ​SE15 6SX); Thursday: 1pm-5pm (​St Mary Newington, Kennington Pk Rd, SE11 4JH); Drop-in centre for asylum seekers and refugees. Advice on housing, health, education, training and employment. Gardening club. Group therapy. CODES: MH, AH, CL, ET, FF, MS, LF

Thames Reach (Camden Spectrum)

Camden Spectrum, 6-8 Greenland Street NW1 0ND
020 7267 4937, http://bit.ly/KMJ1uF
Monday-Friday: 9:30am-7pm; Thames Reach is a London-based charity helping homeless and vulnerable people to find decent homes, build supportive relationships and lead fulfilling lives. Its vision is to end street homelessness. Email CamdenSpectrum@thamesreach.org.uk CODES: AH, A, AC, BS, CL, DW, FF, IT, MS, OL, TS, LF

The Manna Centre

12 Melior Street SE1 3QP
020 7357 9363, http://bit.ly/1lkMogC
Tuesday: 10am-1pm (chiropodist 1st & 3rd wks); Tuesday: 9:30am-12pm (mental health surgery); Wednesday: 10am-1pm (osteopath); Thursday: 9:30am-1pm (DWP surgery); Sunday: 10:30am-11:30am (clothing store, 2nd, 3rd & last of month, Oct–May); Thursday: 9:30am-1pm (health advice for refugees); Monday-Friday: 10:30am-1pm (access to computers); Monday & Friday: 9:30am-1pm (nurse); Monday & Wednesday: 10am-11am (clothing store, by ticket only); Monday: 9am-1pm (nurse); Open-access day centre open 7 days a week. Daily services include breakfast & lunch, showers and housing & welfare advice. All services are free. CODES: MH, AH, BA, BS, CL, ET, FF, FC, MS, TS, SF

The Manna Project

St Stephen's, 17 Canonbury Road N1 2DF
020 7226 5369, http://bit.ly/1SNVUVU
Tuesday: 7pm-9pm; Friday: 9am-11am; Wednesday: 1pm-3pm; Drop-in offering food, showers, laundry (£1), pool, table tennis, singing, art, poetry and gardening, alongside targeted keywork. CODES: AH, AD, A, AC, BA, BS, BE, CA, CL, DA, FF, IT, L, MD, OL, TS, LA, EF, EO, SF, LF

The Vision Organisation UK

St Silas Community Hall, Penton Street N1 9UL
07405200064, http://bit.ly/2aS9Bau
Wednesday: 7pm-8pm (Lincoln's Inn Fields: food, drink, personal hygiene goods and offering help); Thursday: 7pm-9pm (drop-in: 3-course meal, clothes, books); CODES: B, CA, CL, FF

Triumphant Church International

136 West Green Rd, South Tottenham N15 5AD
020 8800 6001, https://bit.ly/2B6Ygkc
Sunday: 11am-2pm (food bank); Wednesday: 7pm-8pm (hot meal); Sunday: 9am-10am (hot breakfast); Five Loaves Food Bank is by referral from Haringey agencies. CODES: AD, CL, FF

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