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Your rights

The Rights Guide for Rough Sleepers outlines your rights around arrest, stop and search, answering police questions, move-ons, no-drinking zones, sleeping rough, taking a pee in public and highway obstruction. It was put together by the Pavement, Housing Justice, Liberty and Zacchaeus 2000.

If your benefits have been sanctioned (cut off or reduced) and you feel this is unfair, you can appeal. Print this letter and hand it in at the office where you sign on. If you feel you need more advice about sanctions, contact   Zacchaeus 2000 or your nearest Citizen’s Advice Bureau. And let us know contact@thepavement.org.uk at the Pavement!

SERVICES

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Acton Homeless Concern

Emmaus House, 1 Berrymead Gardens

W3 8AA

Phone: 020 8992 5768

Monday-Friday: 9am-12pm (refreshments, Damien Centre, 3-5 Church Rd, Acton)
Monday-Friday: 2pm-6pm (refreshments, Damien Centre, 3-5 Church Rd, Acton)
Thursday: 2:30pm-6pm (refreshments, Damien Centre, 3-5 Church Rd, Acton)

Call for the times of their wide range of services.

Accommodation/housing advice, Alcohol workers, Barber, Benefits advice, Clothing store, Counselling, Dentist, Drugs workers, Food, Foot care, Medical/health

American International Church Soup Kitchen

79a Tottenham Court Rd, (Entrance in Whitfield Street)

W1T 4TD

Phone: 020 7580 2791

Monday & Tuesday & Friday & Saturday: 10am-12pm
Thursday-Saturday: 10am-12pm

The soup kitchen provides free hot meals, clothes and toiletries. The clothing store is open on alternate Mondays. This service is closed in August.

Clothing store, Food (free)

ASLAN (All Souls Local Action Network)

c/o All Souls Clubhouse, 141 Cleveland Street

W1T 6QG

Phone: 020 7580 3522

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

Art classes, Clothing store, Drugs workers, Education/training, Food (free), Food, Leisure facilities

Bridges

Memorial Community Church, 389-395 Barking Rd

E13 8AL

Phone: 020 7474 6603

Saturday: 8am-11:30am (cooked breakfast 9–11am)
Monday: 10am-2pm

Regular NHS nurse clinics and signposting to other support agencies. More facilities available on Mondays. Practical activities to build esteem and encourage hope. Small group work developing life skills and confidence.

Benefits advice, Bathroom/showers, Clothing store, Food (free), Medical/health, Outreach worker links

CARIS Islington Churches Cold Weather Shelter

The Annexe, St Mellitus Church, Tollington Park

N4 3AG

Phone: 07913 020738

Free night shelter, food, showers and a safe place to sleep. Phone after completing and emailing a 1-page registration form to iccws@hotmail.co.uk. 15 guests; 18+, dry. Opens in January; dates and times to be confirmed.

Advocacy, Bathroom/showers, Bedding, Clothing store, Food (free), Food, Internet access, Laundry, Outreach worker links

Carpenters Café

Carpenters Estate Community Hall, 17 Doran Walk (enter from Carpenters Rd), Stratford

E15 2JL

Phone: 07932 661 089

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".

Bathroom/showers, Bedding, Clothing store, Drugs workers, Food (free), Food, Step-free

Emmanuel Pentecostal Church

374 Lee High Road

SE12 8RS

Phone: 020 8852 8261

Tuesday: 6pm-7:30pm (Life Bread)

Free hot meal, and clothing when available.

Clothing store, Food (free)

Flowing Rivers Foundation

37 Elizabeth Road, Brentwood, Dagenham, Essex

CM15 9PA

Phone: 07985585996

Tuesday: 7pm-10pm (fellowship – Castle Green, Dagenham)
Sunday: 6:30pm-9:30pm (2nd & 3rd week of month – Lincoln’s Inn Fields)

Charitable organisation dedicated to reaching out to marginalised members of society. Founded upon Christian ethos, they aspire to address the social conditions of people in their vicinity by showing practical love.

Clothing store, Food (free)

Joel Night Shelter

Kingston Churches Action on Homelessness, St Peter's Church Hall, London Rd, Kingston

KT2 6QL

Phone: 0208 255 7400

01 February to 14 March
Monday-Sunday: 7pm-9am (night shelter)
Tuesday: 8:30am-9:30am (conflict resolution)
Tuesday: 10am-1pm (art group)
Thursday: 10am-2pm ('cook and eat' programme)
Monday-Friday: 10am-1pm (drop-in advice)

Referrals primarily via Kingston Churches Action on Homelessness (020 8255 7400), which is next door. Supports primarily single people with a local connection to Kingston who are homeless, at risk of becoming homeless or who are experiencing serious problems with private landlords. They help solve housing problems and improve the quality of people's lives.

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Art classes, Barber, Bathroom/showers, Bedding, Clothing store, Education/training, Food (free), Foot care, Internet access, Laundry, Leisure facilities, Luggage storage, Tenancy support

Marylebone Centre (Church Army)

1-5 Cosway St

NW1 5NR

Phone: 020 7262 3818

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.

Bathroom/showers, Careers advice, Clothing store, Education/training, Food (free), Internet access, Laundry, Luggage storage, Medical/health, Music/drama, Sexual health, Tenancy support, Step-free, Leisure facilities

Nightwatch

PO Box 9576

SE23 3ZH

Monday-Sunday: 9:30pm-10pm (Queen's Gardens, Croydon)

Sandwiches, hot drinks and clothes. Helps Croydon-based clients with vocational and educational materials and furniture for resettlement.

Clothing store, Education/training, Food (free)

Order of Malta Soup Kitchen

Crypt of St James's Spanish Place Church, 22 George St

W1U 3QY

Thursday: 7:45pm-9pm
Wednesday: 6:15am-7:45am (breakfast club, Challoner Room, 24 Golden Square W1F 9JR)
Thursday: 7:30pm-9pm (café, St James’s, Spanish Place, W1U 3QY)

Hot food, free food, some clothing.

Clothing store, Food (free), Food

Siloam Community Services

c/o TSA London, 217a Gordon Road

SE15 3RT

Phone: 020 8695 8873

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.

Mental health, Accommodation/housing advice, Benefits advice, Clothing store, Food (free), Food, Tenancy support, Step-free, Outreach worker links

Simon Community

129 Malden Road, Kentish Town

NW5 4HS

Phone: 020 7485 6639

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 7:15pm-8pm (tea run: 7.15 Arundel St; 7.30 Burleigh St; 7.50 Covent Gdn)
Thursday: 8:30pm-1:30am (soup run: Duke's Rd/Euston; Temple; under W'loo Br, behind NT)
Saturday & Sunday: 1:30pm-3:30pm (street cafe: St Giles, nr Centrepoint)
Winter shelter:
01 January to 31 March
Monday-Sunday: 7pm-8am
01 January to 31 March
Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9:30pm-11:30pm (street work)

Outreach support out on the streets, taking food and support to their homeless guests in central London. Winter shelter referral via Simon Community outreach services and Quaker Homeless Action.

Food (free), Clothing store

St Andrew's Church

Star Centre, Greyhound Road

W14 9SX

Phone: 0207 385 5023

Saturday: 8am-12:30pm

Three course meal; sandwiches to take away; hot showers; clothing; fortnightly medical attention.

Clothing store, Food (free)

St John Vianney Catholic Church

4 Vincent Road

N15 3QH

Phone: 020 8888 5518

Saturday: 5:30pm-6pm (Temple)

Sandwiches, cakes, soup, tea and coffee. Clothing, mainly for men.

Clothing store, Food (free)

St Laurence's Larder

Christchurch with St Laurence Brondesbury, Corner of Christchurch Avenue and Willesden Lane

NW6 7YN

Phone: 07958 303737

A warm welcome and fresh three-course meal for those who struggle to make ends met in their community and beyond. An emergency clothes bank is available. Contact Stephen Chamberlain on 07958 303737.

Food (free), Clothing store

Street Souls

143 Lee Road

SE3 9DJ

Phone: 020 852 0467

Friday: 8pm-9pm (1st & 3rd week, excl. 3rd Friday in December, St Stephen’s Church, Rochester Row)

Hot meals, fresh made sandwiches, various hot drinks, bottled water in summer. Biscuits, cakes and other foods as available. Toiletries, clothing, sleeping bags etc.

Clothing store, Food (free)

Streetlytes

Dalgarno Community Center, 1 Webb Close, London

W10 5QB

Phone: 020 7603 7956

Monday: 6pm-9pm (drop-in, St Stephen’s Church, 1 Coverdale Rd, W12 8JJ)

Free hot meal, friendship and donated items. Open-ccess to anyone who is homeless or vulnerably housed, or who can't afford to pay for both food and housing.

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Alcohol workers, Bedding, Clothing store, Drugs workers, Food (free), Outreach worker links, Outreach workers

Streets2Homes

2a Wych Elm, Harlow, Essex

CM20 1QP

Phone: 01279 430011

Monday-Friday: 8:45am-2pm (day centre - breakfast from 8.45)
Monday-Friday: 9am-5pm (appointments)

Social contact and access to housing and employment advice, health services, food & clothing, and general guidance. Links with a wide range of agencies and organisations to access appropriate help. The day centre provides shower facilities, clean clothes, food etc. as well as advice, support and practical help. Ring or email streets2homes@streets2homes.co.uk for more info.

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Clothing store, Food, Medical/health, Outreach worker links, Bathroom/showers

Sufra NW London

160 Pitfield Way, Stonebridge, Middlesex

NW10 0PW

Phone: 0203 441 1335

Monday-Sunday: 10am-6pm (office open)
Wednesday & Sunday: 10am-2pm (Growing Club)
Wednesday & Sunday: 12pm-3pm (food bank, referral from Brent Council and other orgs)
Friday: 6pm-8:30pm (vegetarian meal)

Food bank & community kitchen in Brent, supporting disadvantaged individuals and families suffering food poverty in NW London. Phone or visit.

Advocacy, Benefits advice, Bedding, Clothing store, Education/training, Food (free)

The Manna Centre

12 Melior Street

SE1 3QP

Phone: 020 7357 9363

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.

Mental health, Accommodation/housing advice, Benefits advice, Bathroom/showers, Clothing store, Education/training, Food (free), Foot care, Medical/health, Tenancy support, Step-free

The Manna Project

St Stephen's, 17 Canonbury Road

N1 2DF

Phone: 020 7226 5369

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.

Accommodation/housing advice, Advocacy, Alcohol workers, Art classes, Benefits advice, Bathroom/showers, Bedding, Careers advice, Clothing store, Debt advice, Food (free), Internet access, Laundry, Music/drama, Outreach worker links, Tenancy support, Legal advice, Ex-forces, Ex-offenders, Step-free, Leisure facilities

The Penge Run

Saturday: 8pm-8:30pm (2nd week of month, Tothill St)
Saturday: 10:15pm-10:45pm (2nd week of month, Lincoln’s Inn fields)

Soup and clothing.

Clothing store, Food (free)

The Vision Organisation UK

St Silas Community Hall, Penton Street

N1 9UL

Phone: 07405200064

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)

Barber, Careers advice, Clothing store, Food (free)