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 116 people a bed
Served 12,410 meals to our residents
Provided 297 hours of free counselling and psychotherapy
Helped 80 people to successfully move on to planned accommodation

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

Do you have any white goods you can spare?

One of our residents is excited to be moving to his own ... accommodation soon but he is in need of a fridge or fridge/freezer, cooker and washer.

If you can help please email

Thank you.

Did you know we have been supporting people experiencing homelessness for over 30 years? 🤔

To ... find out more about our work and how you could help click here -

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A big thank you to @BespokeBiking for taking our residents out for another Ride for Wellbeing. This ... week's hilly route took the riders out to the beautiful @AvingtonPark. Such a great way to get some exercise, build confidence and have some time away from their worries.

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