Hackney Women's Night Shelter

Referral address

Hackney, London
Greater London

Referral phone

020 3729 8864

Referral email



Who is the project for?

Who do we help?

Women who are rough sleeping or at risk of rough sleeping.

Who we cannot help

History of arson, violence, child endangerment, or sex offence. Chemical dependence. Needs otherwise too high for the project.

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

How to get a referral

Referral agencies

The women’s night shelter will accept referrals from our partner agencies in London boroughs

Referral procedure

Referral forms to be completed by partner agencies. No direct self-referrals.

Length of stay

  • Minimum stay: None
  • Maximum stay: 1-3 Months

Support and accommodation

Support offered

A female advocate worker provides casework support and advocacy, helping people to access a wide range of support, depending on their individual needs.

Rooms and charges

  • Shared 6
  • Total spaces: 6


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  • Disabled facilities: None

Rules and policies

User participation


Further information

Public transport

Hackney Downs, Clapton


Contact volunteer@hwns.org.uk


We do not accept clothes/furniture or bedding donations. We greatly appreciate financial donations www.hwns.org.uk/donate

Is this page accurate?

If you work for Hackney Women's Night Shelter 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.