Winter Shelter

        Helping homeless and badly housed people of Rugby 

Helping homeless people keep warm & safe in winter

7 Churches provide shelter every night from December to March

Winter Shelter

Sleeping rough at any time of year is no joke

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What's involved

You will be welcomed by a team of volunteers from a local church.

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When does it run from and to?

The winter Shelter starts on 1st December & runs through until 31st March

Where is it?

Seven Rugby churches offer a warm, safe & secure venue for pre-booked service users.

You can't simply turn up.

When does it open its doors?

  • Doors open at 1930hrs to pre-booked service users
  • Food Served from 2000hrs
  • Last Checkin: 2100hrs
  • Lights out & doors locked: 2300hrs
  • Wakey wakey: 0700hrs
  • Breakfast: 0745hrs
  • Shelter closes: 0830hrs

How do I get a bed space?

You need to be registered with the Hope Centre on Newbold Road. There one of our Support Workers will interview you to ensure it would be appropriate and that we are able to help you.

Once registered at the Hope Centre you can ask a Support Worker to put you on the Winter Shelter list for that night.

This must be done on a day to day basis, through the Hope Centre.

What happens if I find that I do not need the bed space?

Contact the Hope Centre to inform them or contact the Winter Shelter Venue to explain.

If you do not show up and have no good explanation then you could get a 7 day ban.

What happens when I get to the Winter Shelter venue?

You will be let in at 1930hrs & can arrive up to 2100hrs. After this time you will not be allowed in.

There will be separate accommodation for male & female geusts.

You will be provided with a camp bed, sleeping bag, pillow & other items to make your stay as comfortable as possible. You will have to make your own bed. All venues have toilets & wash basins for both male & females.

There will be a maximum of 15 people at each venue, as well as a team of volunteers.

You will have a hot meal at about 2030hrs.

You will not be allowed in after 2100hrs.

Lights out at 2245hrs to 2300hrs when outer doors will be locked.

There will be a team of volunteers from the venue who stay with you all night.

You will be woken up at 0700hrs & at 0745hrs a breakfast of cereals, tea, coffee toast & jam/marmalade will be served.

You will need to leave the venue by 0830hrs.

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   Our Services

   Hope Centre 
   Winter Shelter
   Food Bank 
   Hope 4 U 

   

   Contact us

    Administrator 
     01788 572456
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    Hope4 Centre

     The Day Centre 01788 572456, is open, at the Hope Centre, during the following hours:

   Monday to Friday:    11am to 2pm
    Saturdays:  9am to 11am
    Sundays:  1pm to 4pm

  • Hope4U - Currently suspended due to staffing & safety issues. We will review this in the summer.

 Charity no. 1126487

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