Where to go if you're homeless and need somewhere to sleep for the night.

The Caring Handbook Go to https://caringinbristol.co.uk/project/caring-handbook/ (opens new window) has a full list of day and night shelters in Bristol on page 14.

Some night shelters in Bristol only accept people who have been referred there by other agencies.  

The Julian Trust and Spring Of Hope shelter accept self-referrals. This means you can turn up without help from an agency.

Julian Trust night shelter

The Julian Trust night shelter has emergency accommodation for 10 single homeless people, aged 18 and over.  

Beds are offered to people who are referred from Bristol City Council and St Mungos Outreach Team. 

Occasionally there might be a spare bed if a nominated guest does not turn up. The shift supervisor can offer any spare beds to another guest for that night only.

Visit the Julian Trust night shelter website.

Contact information

Address: Julian House, Little Bishop Street, St Pauls, Bristol BS2 9JF

Telephone: 0117 924 4604

Email: helpdesk@juliantrust.org.uk

Opening hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 8pm to 9.30pm for hot food, showers, clothes, and a laundry service.

Spring of Hope night shelter (women only)

Spring of Hope is currently closed. It's due to reopen in early 2023.

It has temporary safe and warm accommodation for up to 8 women.

Accommodation is provided by referrals only through St Mungo's duty line.

Day services to support vulnerable women with their health and wellbeing, life skills, practical and emotional help will also be available. They can give advice on issues such as abuse, housing, mental health, relationship breakdown and addiction.

Visit the Spring of Hope night shelter website

Contact information

Address: 32 Stapleton Road, Easton, Bristol BS5 0QY

Telephone: 0117 405 7121

Email: nicola.saunders@inhope.uk

Opening hours: To be confirmed