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If you come across someone who is sleeping rough, help is available:

1) By Phone: St Mungo’s Rough Sleepers Team: 01202 315962 (Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm)

Out of hours: please call Bournemouth council on: 01202 451145

2) Find local services at:



(a winter emergency beds scheme for rough sleepers who want to make a change in their lives.  The scheme runs from 29 October 2018 – 31 March 2019)

Volunteer applications are now closed! Thank you to the 250 volunteers who are now helping to provide encouragement and support to rough sleepers in Bournemouth as our team assist them in their next steps.

Do you know anyone who would be interested in getting off the streets? Our Half-time project is now taking referrals in to Sleepsafe. Self-referral and agency referral applications below can be downloaded and completed forms handed in to Half-time at 55 Westover Road, Bournemouth, BH9 2BZ


For more information on Sleepsafe see our FAQ’s here

Guest Registration for Sleepsafe:

Sleepsafe Guest Self-referral

Consent and Confidential Waiver

Sleepsafe Agency Referral

Risk Assessment

To help make a difference to local rough sleepers:

Sleepsafe Helpful Guide: Look out for our Sleepsafe pocket guides, which explains how the scheme works and how rough sleepers can apply for a bed.  The guide includes a tear-off page, with useful information, to hand to a rough sleeper.  Download a Sleepsafe Helpful Guide here

Donate – £25 pays for one guest to have a bed at Sleepsafe each night – just 5 x £5 notes!  If you would like support Sleepsafe financially, you can donate in the following ways:

  • Text – text FWWX17 and the amount you wish to donate to 70070

  • Online – through Localgiving

  • Cheque – please make cheques payable to Faithworks Wessex and write Sleepsafe on the back of the cheque

  • Standing Order – you can download a Standing Order form here