London Street Rescue is a Greater London Authority and Mayor of
London funded service helping rough sleepers off the streets and into
Every night of the year, London Street Rescue are out and about
across all London boroughs that don't have their own outreach team,
acting as a safety net for some of society’s most
vulnerable men and women.
Its teams of outreach workers and
volunteers find and engage with rough sleepers in a bid to help them off
London Street Rescue provide practical assistance, including:
Help into emergency accommodation.
Help into hostel accommodation/private rented/The Clearing House/supported housing.
Help with ID and benefits.
Information and advice about support services.
Assistance with linking in with health services.
London Street Rescue helps people of all
ages and with many different needs. These include people with poor
mental or physical health and those with drug or alcohol problems.
Staff work with people who are not getting the services they need and are unlikely to seek help for themselves.
London Street Rescue’s actions can act as a
catalyst for change in people’s lives. Getting rough sleepers into
accommodation is often the first step towards them getting back on track
and having a home of their own.
London Street Rescue
refuse to give up on people. Staff work with individuals for as long as
it takes to help them move away from a street lifestyle, no matter how
complex their needs.
People sleeping rough are very vulnerable to the dangers of the streets.
The actions of London Street Rescue can save lives.
If you would like to make an online referral please visit the StreetLink website.