Sleeping rough

Sleeping rough

Find out what to do if you’re sleeping rough and need to find somewhere to live

Bristol Homeless Connect

Bristol Homeless Connect can help you find information and support for a number of services including night shelters, food, clothes, drug and alcohol support and housing advice.

If you need somewhere to stay

The Outreach Team run by St Mungo's may be able to help find you somewhere to live.

Phone: 0117 944 0581
Address: Compass Centre, Jamaica Street, Kingsdown, Bristol BS2 8JP

If you’re 16 to 21

Call Bristol Youth MAPS on 0117 332 7111 or freephone 0800 0354213.

You can also email them at

The aim of this service is to ensure that, wherever possible, you can return to live at home if it's safe and leave home only in a planned way. 

If you need health advice or drug treatment

There is a homeless health service on Jamaica Street in Bristol.

Services you can get there are:

  • GP surgery which specialises in health care for homeless people
  • supervised methadone prescribing
  • confidential advice and support.

They also run clinics at various places around the city including The Wild Goose Cafe, One25, Logos House and Longhills.

Phone: 0117 989 2450

If you’re looking for work

The Pathways to Employment service co-ordinates training, education and job opportunities for people who have been homeless. They also run a range of courses for people to improve their skills.

Phone: 0117 944 0581