The Centre is the heart of our organisation. We offer a basic needs service for people sleeping on the streets.
We provide a service for those who are homeless or experiencing housing poverty in the Lancaster and District area.
We provide the following essential needs for rough sleepers:
Access to identification documents
We also offer advice and information for:
Homelessness can happen to anyone. Everyday we meet people who have become homeless due to many different circumstances or are living in housing poverty.
These include: financial and budgeting difficulties, relationship breakdown, lack of social and family support, leaving care, prison or rehab, mental health issues and substance misuse.
Homelessness leads to further problems and the cycle is difficult to break free of.
People living in housing poverty also come and seek our help. Living in a house and maintaining a tenancy with little money can often be overwhelming.
For many years we have run a Christmas shelter, 24/7 from Christmas Eve for 5 days and nights. There is nothing else in the Lancaster District which consistently gives this support.