01962 862050  admin@wcns.org.uk

Night Shelter

How can I get a bed?

You can get a bed at the Nightshelter if you are aged 16 and over and find yourself homeless. Please contact us directly on 01962 862050 or email admin@wcns.org.uk.

We also advise everyone to register with their local council housing office (see below) who can instantly suggest the best route for you to take.

Nightshelter office hours

Our office hours are Monday to Friday between 8.00am and 3.00pm.

Outside of office hours

If you try to contact us outside office hours, you can leave a message on our 24-hour answer machine and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

Reporting a rough sleeper

Winchester City Council (City Offices Colebrook Street Winchester Hampshire SO23 9LJ) on 01962 840 222 or email housing@winchester.gov.uk

What if there are no beds available?

If we don't have a vacant bed, we can offer you advice on what you do next and will provide any support we can.


We also welcome referrals from outreach organisations and councils across Hampshire. Please see our referrals page for more information. 

Our facilities

We currently have 17 beds (4 single bedrooms, 1 triple, and 5 twins) in a safe and comfortable environment. There is a television room, quiet room and internet lounge so residents can both relax and have the space and privacy to complete vital tasks such as housing forms and job applications. Each resident is provided with:

  • A bed with clean, fresh sheets
  • Home-cooked evening meals and breakfast each day, with access to the local day centre for midday meals
  • Hot showers
  • Clothes washing facilities
  • Clothes (if needed) and toiletries
  • Computer and internet access
  • One-to-one specialist support service

To contact your local housing office

East Hampshire District Council - Tel. 01730 234345/234377/234378/234394
Penns Place Petersfield Hampshire GU31 4EX 
Email housingservices@easthants.gov.uk

Havant Borough Council - Tel. 023 9244 6379
Civic Offices Havant Hampshire Po9 2AX 
Email housingservice@havant.gov.uk

Test Valley Borough Council Andover - Tel. 01264 368613 / 368614 or Romsey 01794 527771
Beech Hurst Weyhill Road Andover Hampshire SP10 3AJ
Email choicebasedlettings@testvalley.gov.uk

All offices are open Monday to Thursday: 9.00am to 5.00pm;
Fridays: 9.00am to 4.30pm.