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Homeless or rough sleeping

For help ring 0116 454 1008, Monday to Friday 8am-5pm. For emergencies on weekends/out of hours please call Dawn Centre on: 0116 2212770.

Help for rough sleepers

Our outreach service provides advice and help for rough sleepers and homeless people in Leicester.

Outreach can help people find suitable accommodation; access hostels and clothing; and offer advice on health access, benefits and housing. Staff can also accompany service users to appointments and interviews if required.

The service is based at the Dawn Centre, Conduit Street, Leicester. If you see a rough sleeper please contact us so we can see if we can help.

When is the service available?

Shifts are:

  • Monday to Thursday - 6am and 2pm
  • Fridays - 6am to 1.30pm.

Outreach team

Twilight shift:

  • Mondays to Friday - 1.30pm to 9.30pm

The outreach team also offer surgeries in the Y Advice and Support Centre, and the Anchor Centre in Dover Street. Number 5 on Hill Street offers a day centre and wet room facility for people with alcohol issues, which can be accessed by self-referral or referral from an agency.

Please speak to Dawn Centre staff for more information.

Contact us

Ring us on: 0116 299 5514
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