People may approach Bench Outreach, the Jericho Road Project or Deptford Reach for referrals. People may also self refer via the 999 Club Gateway (from Monday to Friday between 09:00 and 12:00). self-refer but accessing 999 Club day centre from 0900-1200 Monday to Friday.
Applicants are either found rough sleeping via Outreach Services or can contact Bedford housing options to arrange an assessment of their housing needs 01234 718058 or speak to the Nighshelter 01234 266085 who can signpost to our Outreach worker. Clients can come to the door if they need food, blankets and referrals can be made for them. In winter we are part of the Severe Weather provision, clients can come to the door but then have to be assessed by housing.
Referrals and risk assessments (available on our website) need to be emailed by Referral Agency to our office by 1300 hours or please phone to enquire about vacancies. Require proof of ID and relevant background information.