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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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Hinde Street Methodist Church

19 Thayer Street, , ,

W1U 2QJ

Phone: 020 7935 6179

Wednesday: 4:30pm-8pm (not between Christmas and New Year)

Wednesday Club offers a safe, warm space to relax; soup, sandwiches and drinks for 10p each; free sandwiches from local cafes after 7pm. Part of the West London Mission.

Food (free), Food

Nimatullahi Sufi Order

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Spiritual group, love of god, service to others. We do not put our views onto anyone, we simply serve food to the needy.

Food (free)

Rice Run

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: 9pm-10pm (Strand)
Map Website: http://

Rice and chicken or savoury rice, outside the Zimbabwe embassy, opposite Charing Cross Station.

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

Agape

c/o Holy Trinity Church, Chobham Road, Knaphill, Woking GU21 2SX

Phone: 01483 824006

Wednesday: 7:45pm-9:15pm (Embankment)

Soup, coffee, tea etc plus sandwiches, biscuits etc - and spend time chatting to people.

Food (free)

All Saints Fulham

Pryors Bank Pavilion, Putney Bridge Approach, ,

SW6 3LA

Thursday: 12:30pm-1:45pm

A main meal, plus fruit, yoghurt, biscuits, home-baked cakes and bread. It is a warm and happy place to meet and eat.

Food (free), Food

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)

AMURT

3A Cazenove Road, Stoke Newington, ,

N16 6PA

Phone: 020 88064250

Thursday: 6:30pm-8pm (Lincoln’s Inn Fields)

Mission statement: 'Empowering people, inspiring change. Love is all there is.' Vegetarian food, and music while they distribute.

Food (free)

Ancilla Soup Kitchen

The Most Precious Blood & St Edmund, 115 Hertford Road, ,

N9 7EN

Phone: 020 8804 4070

Friday: 11am-2pm

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: 5.30-6.15 Tavistock St; 6.15-6.45 Savoy Pl; 6.45-7.30 King William IV St; All Souls Ch 7.40-7.45)
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

Be Enriched

URC Rookstone Road, , ,

SW17 9NQ

Phone: 07397288160

Monday: 12:30pm-2:30pm Crossways Church, 18 Hampton St, SE1 6SN
Tuesday: 7pm-9pm London Cooking Project, 1 Ethelburga St, SW11 4AG
Friday: 12:30pm-2:30pm URC, Rookstone Rd, SW17 9NQ

Connecting people through community activities and cultivating respect over a bite. Free or pay-as-you-can community meals three days a week in S London. Volunteering or training opportunities through cooking lessons.

Food (free), Food

Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church

235 Shaftesbury Ave, , ,

WC2H 8EP

Phone: 020 7240 0544

Sunday: 12:30pm-1:30pm (£2)
Monday-Thursday: 10am-4pm (tea, coffee, biscuits)

Good value community meal, with hot food.

Food

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

Christ Apostolic Church (Bethel) UK

217?23 Kingsland Road, Hackney, ,

E2 8AN

Phone: 020 7729 4375/ 661

Sunday: 8am-9am
Saturday: 2pm-3:30pm (last Saturday of month)

Welcomes homeless people every Sunday morning for a cooked breakfast and the last Saturday of the month for hot meals.

Food (free)

Christian Kitchen

65 Blackhorse Road, Walthamstow, ,

E17 7AS

Monday-Sunday: 7:30pm-8:30pm (Mission Grove car park, Walthamstow)

Hot meals from a mobile kitchen van in Mission Grove, Walthamstow.

Food (free)

Churches Foodbank (Newham)

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Phone: 020 8555 9880; 020 8534 1164

Tuesday: 9am-11am (St Paul & St James, Maryland Rd, Stratford, E15 1JL)
Thursday: 1pm-3pm (Woodgrange Baptist Ch, Romford Rd, E7 8AA)

All applications for food must be accompanied by a referral from an independent agent (e.g. a doctor, a social worker or support worker, a school or nursery, a Job Centre).

Advocacy, Bathroom/showers, Food (free), Food

Clapton Community Drop-in

Round Chapel Old School Rooms, Powerscroft Road, ,

E5 0PU

Phone: 020 8533 9676

Sunday: 2:30pm-4pm
Wednesday: 12:30pm-3:30pm (Job Club)

Contact: coordinator.claptondropin@gmail.com. Friendly help to access services in the borough, 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 information about the peer support programme for women or mental health support, phone, call in or check the website.

Mental health, Benefits advice, Careers advice, Food (free), Outreach worker links, Legal advice, Ex-offenders

Community of Sant'Egidio

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Phone: 0753 1597364

Saturday: 4pm-4:30pm (hot drinks & sandwiches at the Carmelite Priory, Pitt Street W8 4JH)
Saturday: 4pm-6pm (last Sat of the month – 3-course meal in the Carmelite Priory, details: https://www.santegidio.org.uk/our-cup-of-tea)

The Community of Sant'Egidio is a lay movement wanting to spread the Gospel by building bridges between people. They welcome anyone struggling in London to come for food, hot drinks and good company.

Food, Leisure facilities

Community Table

Southcroft Church (Ichthus), 276 Mitcham Lane, Streatham,

SW16 6NU

Phone: 020 8677 0880

Thursday: 11am-3pm

Provides food, clothing and a warm welcome to anyone in need: "Loving people with the love of Jesus. Kind, caring support & understanding."

Bathroom/showers, Food (free), Internet access

Coptic City Mission (St Mark?s Coptic Orthodox Church)

Allen Street, Kensington, ,

W8 6UX

Phone: 0207 937 5782

Tuesday: 9pm-9:45pm (Spenser Street SW1E 6AA, then Strand)

Outreach mission from young Copts.

Food (free)

Ealing Soup Kitchen

St John's Church Hall, Mattock Lane, ,

W13 9LA

Phone: 0208 840 0651

Saturday & Sunday: 3:30pm-5pm (St John's Ch Room, Mattock Lane, W13 9LA)
Friday: 11am-4pm (drop-in, The Crypt, St John's W13 9LA
Monday: 7pm-9pm (drop-in, Salvation Army, 6 Leeland Rd, W13 9HH)

They also give practical help/housing advice. AA meetings.

Accommodation/housing advice, Alcohol workers, Food (free)

Eat or Heat

1A Jewel Road, Walthamstow, ,

E17 4QU

Phone: 0800 772 0212

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 6:30pm-7:30pm

Free food via professional referral only: referrals@eatorheat.org. Emergency free food aid to those identified by public services/agencies as being in need because of financial hardship.

Food (free)

Emmanuel Church (Stratford)

Romford Rd/Upton Lane, , ,

E7 8BD

Phone: 020 8522 1900

Thursday: 8am-10am

Cooked breakfast.

Food (free)