Across the Diocese of London, 65 parishes are involved in running and hosting Winter Night Shelters. This page is dedicated to resourcing these wonderful parishes in their act of hospitality.

Next Gathering

Next Gathering Winter Night Shelters, Refugees and Migrants

Winter Night Shelter & Mental Health 03/19

We were grateful to Barney Wells, Director of EASL (Enabling Assessment Service London) for delivering such an excellent evening as we explored how we support our guests and their mental health needs.

Below are some links and the presentation which Barney brought to us.

If you attended the gathering, please could you leave us a little feedback: LINK

Winter Night Shelter Training 09/18

The following are the recorded talks and links to resources from our first WNS gathering.

Documents and Links from Bethan’s talk

Supporting Migrants

Joint Council for the Welfare of Immigrants – Legal Advice helpline for undocumented migrants LINK

Praxis – Support for Migrants at risk LINK

Routes Home – Support for non UK Nationals sleeping rough in London LINK

Supporting European Nationals

Written resources for supporting homeless EEA nationals LINK

Eastern European Resource Centre - Advice LINK

The Aire Centre – Advice for EEA Nationals LINK

BARKA UK -support to Eastern European Nationals who are rough sleeping. LINK

Westminster Citizens Advice Bureau - project for EEA Nationals LINK

Brexit and EU Settlement

A short overview of the EU Settlement Scheme from Praxis, including how homelessness services might help people to prepare.


Documents and links from Dr Julia’s talk

Winter Night Shelters & Modern Slavery

Film Library

key organisations