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Homeless Provision Update

Published: Fri, 2 Mar 2018
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Provisioners are in place for homeless presenters
Family together under a roof
Updated on Friday, 2 March 2018 at 10:00am
The following provisions are in place for homeless presenters and rough sleepers in Northern Ireland:
  • The Salvation Army’s Crash Centre at Centenary House in Central Belfast will have 24 hour access until further notice – additional beds have been made available until further notice.
  • The Welcome Centre and their outreach staff have been on the streets engaging with Rough Sleepers and bringing them to their facility. The Outreach Team can be contacted on 07894931047.
  • Emergency arrangements are now in place to increase crash beds at Annsgate (junction of Anne Street and Church lane) for homeless presenters
  • MUST Hostel on 73 Molesworth Street, Cookstown, Co. Tyrone can provide emergency shelter, if necessary – staff are on site 24 hours a day.
  • Castlehill Hostel in Dungannon is available for emergency shelter.
  • DePaul have extended opening hours at Foyle Haven in Derry.  Contact 028 7136 5259 for information.
  • The Simon Community NI has made additional crash accommodation available at hostels across Northern Ireland. Contact the freephone Central Access point on 0800 171 2222 for information.
  • The Regional Emergency Social Work Service provides an out of hours homeless service across Northern Ireland and can be contacted on 028 95 04 9999.