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After putting in place new procedures and strategies, we remain open during the Coronavirus pandemic for our current residents who are experiencing homelessness. At present, we do NOT have any confirmed cases of the virus at the Nightshelter. We are in need of  some additional volunteers and financial donations to help us continue our service.

Rebuilding lives, one night at a time

Winchester Churches Nightshelter is open 365 days a year and provides accommodation, food and vital support services to help break the cycle of homelessness and enable our residents to rebuild their lives.

We offer much more than just a bed for the night; our aim is to create a safe, caring temporary home for our residents, and give support when it’s needed most. Our provision includes comfortable accommodation, a nutritious menu and wide-ranging services to restore self-esteem, develop skills, and support people back into long-term accommodation and independent living.

Our vision is to transform lives, inspire hope and end homelessness.

Last year we…

Gave 92 people a bed
Served 12,675 meals to our residents
Provided 259 hours of free counselling and psychotherapy
Helped 47 people to successfully move on

We’re winners of the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

Do you believe in what we do?

Today is the last chance to nominate us to receive a £1,000 ... @Ecclesiastical Movement for Good Award.

Visit and enter our details (charity no: 1080443). Thank you for your support. #movementforgood

Life has changed for us all, daily structure eradicated & quickly replaced by a new way of ... being. But what if before the Coronavirus made its entrance,you were already living at rock bottom?
Blog post:

#NeverMoreNeeded #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek

One of our residents shares the impact that the pandemic has had on him and talks about life in ... lockdown at the Nightshelter in this week's @hantschronicle .....

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Nightshelter resident

Homeless during lockdown

Movement for good

Nominate us to win £1,000

Leek and potato soup

Recipe: Leek and Potato Soup