Sleeping rough - homelessness

A service that enables the public to alert local authorities in England about rough sleepers in their area.

If you’re concerned about someone sleeping rough, get in touch so that we can connect them to local services.

Your contact means we’re one step closer to connecting a rough sleeper to local services.

The problem - Anyone can become homeless, and sleeping rough can damage your health and be dangerous.

The longer someone sleeps rough, the greater the risk that they will become trapped on the streets and vulnerable to becoming a victim of crime, developing drug or alcohol problems, or experiencing problems with their health. Rough sleepers may not be known to local services because they remain out of sight, bedding down at different times of day or night, and moving from place to place.

Not all rough sleepers are aware that advice and support is available to them.

How you can help - By alerting Streetlink about a rough sleeper you’ll help to connect that person to the local services available.

 

Information sourced from Streetlink website.

 

Who to contact

Telephone
0300 500 0914
Website
Streetlink - Sleeping Rough
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/TellStreetLink/
Twitter
https://twitter.com/Tell_StreetLink
Notes

If the person needs urgent medical assistance please call 999

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