Homelessness, Accommodation & Housing Advice
This gives website Links to supported housing and emergency accommodation providers as well as advocacy and advice organisations. Homelessness charity websites, which can give you knowledge into what you are entitled to! Housing advice websites which include Housing & Council Tax Benefits.
Guildford Borough Council Housing
The council’s main website which gives guidance on those who are homeless or in danger of losing their accommodation.
Local Housing Allowance- GuildfordGives local housing allowances and entitlement for Guildford Area 1 bed, 2 bed, etc
Good search engine portal and umbrella organisation for homeless service information in different areas across the country.
Mulberry House, Guildford
Mulberry House is based at 32 Epsom Rd Guildford GU1 3LE Tel: 01483 577375 (Referrals are over the phone), A hostel for vulnerable women aged 18 to 35 years old.Self-catering. 15 single rooms with shared facilities. Maximum stay 2 years. You can stay until you are seven months pregnant.Applicants must have a local connection with a Surrey Local Authority and be on their housing register.
Number Five Night Shelter
Number Five Night Shelter (5 York Road, GU1) which is a emergency night hostel with 12 beds (Telephone: 01483 303646) in the centre of Guildford. The Number Five Project is Guildford's only direct access nightshelter for the homeless. Offering a hot meal, a hot shower, laundry and a bed to 14 males and 2 females every night, 365 days a year, the project also assesses each individual's needs, works with them to engage with local services & programmes and supports their efforts to move on with their lives.
The York Road Project (Woking Shelter)
The York Road Project is a registered charity which runs a direct access hostel for single homeless people in the Woking and surrounding area. Open 6pm to 8am daily Café open Monday to Thursday 11am to 2pm Services 11 beds in 5 single and 2 twin bedded rooms. Contact Project Manager Monday to Friday between 12(midday) and 6pm or daily between 6pm and 9pm Tel 01483 728739.
Footsteps cooks and serves freshly made soup and sandwiches to the homeless and most needy in Guildford every Sunday evening throughout the year. We open at Beverley Hall Community Centre, 71 Haydon Place, Guildford, GU1 4ND from 5pm till 7pm. On Christmas day we provide a traditional Christmas meal. If you are looking for more information or interested in volunteering, please ring 01483 825201 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Crawley Open House (Riverside House)
Telephone: 01293 447702, Night shelter for short term with aim to move on to further accommodation
Step by Step- Aldershot
Formerly known as the 'Emmaus Project Aldershot' Telephone: 01252 329825, 11 beds for 16-25 yr olds for 13 week placements
LeatherHEAD START (Formerly Leatherhead Night Shelter)
Telephone no: 01372 377790, emergency, short-term accommodation for homeless men and women over the age of 18.. Clients can be referred by phone, but priority will be given to those with a connection with Mole Valley.
This charity runs an all male hostel (Cyrenian House) within Guildford with capacity of 12. Need link to Guildford (No self referrals). Telephone 01483 560762, 18 Walnut Tree Close, GU1 4UW. Home Group also manages the HOST (Homelessness Outreach Support Team).
Pitstop Drop-in Centre
A day-time drop-in centre for the homeless, unemployed & socially isolated. They are based in the grounds of Leatherhead FC and provide a midday meal. Support is given by an advocacy worker and substance misuse worker as well as volunteers. Opening hours are 10.00am till 4.30pm Telephone: 01372 363003
Largest provider of supported housing nationally. The Guildford YMCA is based on Bridge street. Telephone Number: 01483 532555.
Riverside Housing Alliance- Vaughan House
This registered Social Landlord runs Vaughan House on Chertsey Street, which is a 47 mixed hostel. It does accept self referrals Tel: 01483 504704.
North Guildford Foodbank
St Clare’s Church, Cabell Road, Park Barn, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 8JW Runs a food bank where food vouchers are given to social welfare organisations to give to those most in need. Tel: 01483 301349
The Salvation Army
The Salvation Army runs a Drop-in Cafe on a XXXXXX, it also has food parcels for those who are in need and struggling. The Salvation Army, Woodbridge Road, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 4QQ, Tel: 01483 506 763 or email email@example.com
Surrey Police Website
Local Guildford Police Station Margaret Road, Guildford, GU1 4QS, Telephone Number is 101 for non emergency calls or 0845 125 2222
Shelters Official Website
National Charity which deals with all issues of homelessness.
Crisis Official Website
National Charity which runs night shelters for the homeless at Christmas time. Site contains a lot of information on statistics about the 'Hidden' Homeless.
Christian Housing Charity
Groundswell is the leading user involvement and self help organisation working in the field of homelessness in the UK. We believe homeless people are not the problem they must be part of the solution.