Greenwich Winter Night Shelter (GWNS)

Referral address

Suspended - Covid-19

Referral phone

07467 547 329

Referral email


Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Homeless men and women with low support needs. Can accept couples. Guests do not need a local connection but will be prioritised if they have a Greenwich Connection. Can accept NRFP. Do not allow pets.

Who we cannot help

Complex Needs, High Level Mental Health Issues and Offending History.

  • Minimum age accepted: 18
  • Maximum age accepted: None

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

Referral by agreed partner agencies only.

Referral procedure

Referral must be accepted as appropriate and availability confirmed by GWNS project worker. Referral form by email - can phone to discuss as necessary.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: 1 Night
  • Maximum stay: ? 1 Month

Support and accommodation

Support offered

Case Manager provides 1-2-1 support throughout the guests stay at the shelter.

Rooms and charges

  • Total spaces: 15


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  • Disabled facilities: All venues are wheelchair accessible but guests sleep on a mattress on the floor.

Rules and policies

User participation


Further information

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Greenwich Winter Night Shelter (GWNS) and would like to tell us about any of this information that needs updating please email the Homeless Link Information team. Please note this email address does not contact the service listed above so do not use it if you are looking for help or advice.